This year, the Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction 2021 will feature vintage, classic, modern, and new cars. Marques and cars featured include Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lancia, plus a classic AC Fastback.
This summer, RM Sotheby’s, Bonham’s, and Gooding & Company hosted online auctions in place of their usually scheduled Monterey events. Topping the list of cars sold at these auctions are a 2001 Ferrari V12 berlinetta that sold for $4.29 million at RM and a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB “long nose,” which sold for $3.08m at Gooding & Co.
California’s Monterey Peninsula is famous for its natural beauty. Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful locations is the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. There, the 17th annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, will once again draw legions of motorsports and classic-car enthusiasts from around the globe to this exclusive event.
Now in its 14th year, the Quail is the most exclusive of the slew of automotive events that comprise Monterey Car Week. Even the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, though prohibitively priced for casual spectators, is open to the public. The Quail, however, thrives on its invitation-only policy, creating a relaxed environment with the right cars and the right products for the right people.
Bonhams’ Monterey auction is partnered with The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, and upholds the latter’s reputation for the displaying some of the finest vehicles extant. Out of their docket of over 100 vintage and exotic automobiles, at least 12 have a low estimate exceeding one million dollars.
Like the faithful swallows that return to Mission San Capistrano every year on March 19, auto connoisseurs from around the world flock to California’s Monterey Peninsula in August for one of the greatest automotive spectacles on Earth: Monterey Classic Car Week.