Off the coast of Lake Como Italy lies Villa Erba, the location of the exclusive RM Southeby’s auction sale this weekend. This privileged location mirrors the quality of this year’s selective automotive pieces. As usual, Premier’s Sales Team is watching a few cars in particular. They were choosen for their exquisite appearance and anticipated high market value. Below is a list of elusive automotive engineering we will be watching this weekend.
1961 Ferrari California Spyder
Doug Ewing, Premier’s Vice President of Sales is watching the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder by Scaglietti at Lot 130. The Ferrari is estimated to bid between €11.000.000- €13.000.000. According to RM Southeby’s this vehicle is the quintessential open air sporting Ferrari. Further, it is popularized as a vehicle you obtain once you know you are ‘la dolce vita’. AKA, living the good life.
1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
Premier’s West Coast Sales Manager, Juan Garcia is watching this 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS at Lot 112 auctioning between €950.000-€1.350.000. This lightweight vehicle is one of only 200 M471 Sport versions ever created. In fact, the the first run of RS models sold out before the car ever made its public debut. Further, the popularity is set to continue as Juan is eager to see what this RS 2.7 sells for this weekend and it has appreciated in value in the recent years.
1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Michelle Yancey, Premier’s Southwest Sales Manager is watching this Mercedes-Benz as it is truly a collector’s piece and will be for years to come. This timeless motorcar sits at Lot 126 and is expected to sell between €850.000-€1.000.000. Mercedes-Benz 300 models have been a crowd-pleaser since their introduction with the Gullwing and have continued to flourish in popularity when the Roadster was introduced in 1957 at the Geneva Motor Show. To sum up, the Roadster model introduced several advancements to the already impeccable Gullwing model which led to many celebrities sporting these classics.
1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
Dave Accorsi, Premier’s Midwest Sales Manager is watching the 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta at Lot 124. Dave is watching this Ferrari closely. He wants to see the price comparison between this vehicle selling and another 1960 Ferrari 250 GT he sold a couple years ago. This motor car is one of 45 aluminum bodied creations from 1960 and was restored by the experts at Motion Products Inc. Moreover, this car is even eligible for the Tour Auto and Le Mans Classic. Additionally, it was designed by PininFarina with coachwork by Scaglietti. Lastly, it is road ready, race ready and Sunday drive ready. In conclusion, all of this lead it to be the dream car for motor enthusiasts.
1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible
Chris Warren, Premier’s Southeast Sales Manager is watching this 1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S at Lot 104. Chris helped a customer acquire this model Lancia in the past.He can appreciate it’s individuality as the first Lancia to be completed post-war. Additionally, this rare Lancia is one of 521 produced and is known as a highly desirable Italian sports car from the 1950’s era. In summary, this motor car is expected to bid between €270.000-€320.000 this weekend.
1973 Porsche 911 S 2.4 Targa
Premier’s Northeast Sales Manger, Keith Neelans is watching a 1973 Porsche 911 S 2.4 Targa at Lot 103. Keith has a Porsche automotive background, and the Targa has always been one of his favorites. He looks forward to seeing how this car bids even though someone else gets to take it home this weekend. Lastly, the Targa is expected to bid between €160.000- €200.000.