Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Monday, 28 July 2014
2014 Ferrari LaFerrari - Above sports cars, there are exotic sports cars. The LaFerrari is poised to be the king of all exotic sports cars. Its 789-hp V-12 gets a 161-hp boost from an electric motor.
|Porsche 918 is a plug-in hybrid. With a combined 887hp and 944 lb-ft of torque from its mid-mounted V-8 and electric motors—one at each axle—the 918 delivers acceleration, tenacious handling, and a 211-mph top end. MSRP $847,975|
Pagani Huayra is powered by a 6.0-litre Mercedes V12, twice turbocharged to 730 horsepower. MSRP $1,444,120
Saturday, 26 July 2014
1904 Mors 24/32-hp Roi des Belges. $ 1m.
For the first time, this entire astonishing collection will be available at auction, with many cars coming into the public domain for the very first time.
|1906 Minerva 40-hp Roi des Belges. $ 200,000 - 240,000|
1910 Renault AX 8HP $ 40,000 - 46,000
1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50-hp Silver Ghost Landaulette. $ 640,000 - 910,000
1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8-Litre. $ 73,000 - 91,000
Friday, 25 July 2014
Sunday, 20 July 2014
Among surplus goods for sale is a commercial-sized potato peeler formerly located at the Kingston Penitentiary.
|In the market for a slightly used RCMP vehicle? Or maybe you need a 2,300 kilogram-capacity forklift?|
Perhaps an opal ring or a designer bag is something that would interest you? These items and more are featured on the Canadian government's surplus item auction site, gcsurplus.ca.
A mini-bus formerly used to transport senators and Senate staff around Parliament Hill is among the vehicles offered for sale on the federal government's surplus and seized goods auction site.
Monday, 14 July 2014
In late 2013 a relic hunter dubbed 'Indiana Bones' lifted the lid on a macabre collection of 400-year-old jewel-encrusted skeletons unearthed in churches across Europe. Art historian Paul Koudounaris hunted down and photographed dozens of skeletons in some of the world's most secretive religious establishments.
The skeletons are said to be the remains of early Christian martyrs.