The exciting effect of being surrounded by amazing cars and competitive bidders might have lead to Monterey sales taking in $343 Million.
For its 7th edition of The Bonham’s Amelia Island Auction – scheduled this year for Thursday, May 20, Bonhams will lift the gavel on a particularly rich set of offerings, including 83 lots of prime memorabilia and collectibles, 8 vintage carriages, and some 110 collector vehicles from the dawn of motoring to 2019, including vintage vehicles and Classic Era from several noted private collections.
At the 2021 Scottsdale Auction’s, Bonhams and Gooding & Co are both offering red Porsche 356A Speedster’s from the 1950’s. The spirit of the original 356 Speedster left a glow on this marque that has never dulled. Every Porsche collection should have one
Following the close of bidding for Gooding & Company’s first Geared Online auction (Aug. 3-7), a very rare Porsche factory rally model, a 1971 911 ST, remained available. It has an asking price of $775,000, (the pre-sale estimate was $950k-$1.25m.) This 911 is one of five built for the African Safari Rally, one of the world’s most difficult races.
A Porsche enthusiast picked up a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera that has been beautifully preserved at the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island auction. It only has 41,000-miles, is painted in Guards Red and sold for $137,200. This version of the 911 Carrera was a critical link in the 911’s evolution that contributed to the model’s ongoing success.
The Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction is always comfortable, casual, fun and yet classy. See which Ferrari’s and Porsche’s stood out to industry professionals this year.
Ford vs Ferrari’s racecar sports hero Carroll Shelby is know for beating the racing establishment with simpler, less expensive and sometimes cruder machinery. He got his racing start driving other peoples’ cars and went on to build a business empire that has continued and grown beyond his death.