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Red 1962 Ferrari 330 LM/GTO front view

If you plan to be in New York City on November 13 and have easy access to about $60 million, why not take a chance bidding on a one-of-one Ferrari? The RM Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary Art auction will offer a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that’s also known as the 330 LM. The car was built to suit a new race class at the time, which allowed replacing the 25 GTO’s 3.0-liter V12 with a more powerful 4.0-liter. Ferrari kept this special GTO for its own Scuderia Ferrari race team. Will this car surpass the reported $70 million a private collector paid for a 250 GTO in 2018? We shall see on November 13.

Tangerine 1968 Porsche 911S right front view

The letters on your modern car’s trunk lid might have no real meaning, but the “S” on the back of a classic Porsche 911 signified a major performance upgrade over the standard car. Porsche’s marketing for the original 911S cautioned, “This is no car for a novice.” The 911S rewarded skilled drivers while being known to put a scare into those unfamiliar with its handling traits. RM Sotheby’s is offering a rare concours-restored 1968 911S at no reserve at its Amelia Island auction in March. Expect hot bidding.

Blue Jaguar XK-120 front three-quarter view

The legendary Jaguar XK-120, first introduced in 1949, has played an important role in sports car lineage, both in terms of styling and performance. A very early alloy-body XK-120 (chassis number 670019), will be offered at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction, with a pre-sale estimate of $250K-$300K.

Main Image Scottsdale

A few Scottscale Auction highlights: a record $6.8 million for a 1955 alloy-body Mecedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing; a $335,000 sale of the 1949 “Rain Man” Buick Roadmaster convertible; and $775,000 for a rebuilt Duesenberg Model J engine – yes, just the engine. Read all the highlights here

Appollo Gt

The Apollo GT is a rarity, with a total of 88 made, and fewer than 50 believed to survive. Fantasy Junction in Emeryville, CA has a critical example, of a 1964 model said to be the second-to-last made, all original with just 4,000 miles.

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At the Amelia Island Concours auctions this month, Bonhams has a 1971 model Mercedes-Benz 280SL up for grabs, with an older restoration and a pre-sale estimate of $90k-$110k.

Vintage Corner 1965 Jaguar E Type Series 1 4.2 Litre Roadster

Jaguar drove into auction history when a 1963 E-Type Lightweight sold for $7.37 million at the 2017 Bonhams Scottsdale sale. Meanwhile, over at RM Sotheby’s, a stunning 1965 Series 1 Roadster went for.