Zip Around Town in a Speedy Vintage This Summer

Place your bids on a few priceless automobiles.

1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta

1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta (Photo: Tim Scott Fluid Images/© 2016 courtesy RM Sotheby’s).

If you find yourself in Monte Carlo on May 14, be sure to bring your checkbook. This 1951 Ferrari America Barchetta is slated to hit the auction block at RM Sotheby’s Monaco, the leading source for speedy gems like this one. The sale includes other nearly-priceless autos, but the America Barchetta is the crown jewel, as it is expected to sell for upwards of $7.5 million.

Summer is classic car season. The Classic Car Club of Manhattan, a members-only program located on the Hudson River gives users access to a garage full of exotic vintage and modern cars including a 1956 Porsche 550 Spyder and a 1969 Porsche 911T. If you’re able to make it past the strict application process to join its ranks, access to the fleet starts at just $4,500 per year.  Zip Around Town in a Speedy Vintage This Summer