Worldwide Auctions gets rolling on Jan. 16 at 5 p.m., a sale highlighted by a selection that includes numerous pre-WWII beauties. The headliner is a 1925 Bugatti Type 35A Grand Prix with a documented history, including racing in period by Bugatti concessionaire, Jean Ollivier. It’s expected to fetch $1.9m-$2.4m.
Every year, far away from the harsh, salt-strewn north, Gooding & Company sneaks off to rust-free Arizona to offer a wide range of pristine motors. From the technological innovations of the Bugatti EB110 to the artistry of the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, all facets of the collector car hobby are represented.
Bonhams returns to the Westin Kierland Resort for the eighth year in a row, bringing with it the usual array of pristine classics and untouched exotics. Last year, over 25 million dollars changed hands in just a few hours.
At “The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering” in Monterey, Calif. in August, Bugatti unveiled its ultimate model (so far), the Divo, which costs $6m. It is named for Albert Divo, who won the Targa Florio twice in the late 1920s driving a Bugatti Type 35.
For years, Gooding & Company has had the honor of being the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Be sure to plan ahead to avoid missing any of the 150 cars crossing the block at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center.
Owning a Bugatti is about having something rare and desired and experiencing a thrill that no other car in the world can deliver. Bugatti makes such cars because it is possible, and car enthusiasts of all stripes and demographics admire the car.
A week of auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona tallied $230+ million for more than 2,600 cars covering the entire automotive spectrum. The top 10 sales accounted for nearly $36.3m. Four of the top 10 sales were Ferraris.
Come out of the cold for a week of sun-soaked auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona. Of the thousands of collector cars sold, the couple hundred offered by RM Sotheby’s are in a league of their own.