Batmobile, Evel Knievel Harley among classic cars being auctioned this weekend
John Staluppi has spent a lifetime selling cars, so successful in his trade he boasts more than two dozen dealerships and more sales than he ever could count. But even he has never seen a sale like this. Staluppi is liquidating his private collection, which he calls the Cars of Dreams Museum, and its 115 collector vehicles in an auction Dec. 1, 2012. The Batmobile, the Harley motorcycle owned by Evel Knievel, the lines and lines of perfectly shined cars, all of them will be gone. "I'm starting to get sad," he admits. The collection could generate a total of $9.5 million to $12.6 million in sales, according to RM Auctions, which is hosting the event.