Numerous multi-million-dollar sales were recorded at Monterey this year, highlighted by a record-breaking sale at Gooding & Company’s auction of an extremely rare 1995 McLaren F1 for $20.465 million.
Dating back to 1950, when the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® and Pebble Beach Road Races were first held, the automotive-related events on the Monterey Peninsula each August have made this gorgeous coastal area the undisputed global epicenter of car culture. This year, live events are back and span Friday, August 6 to Sunday, August 15.
Most collector-car auction houses already offered absentee bidding options and live streaming auctions as part of regular operations, the safety and travel restrictions posed by COVID-19 spurred the industry to apply creative solutions. Learn more about Mecum, Gooding & Company, Bonhams and more are operating their summer auctions.
Over the course of seven days, thousands of vintage automobiles will cross the block in Scottsdale, sending ripples through the media and market. es will cross the block, sending ripples through the media and market. Topping the lists are two Jaguar D-Types, one offered from RM Sotheby’s and the other from Gooding & Company.
Every January, Arizona’s dry, salt-free climate brings automotive enthusiasts from around the world to Scottsdale for a week of shows, auctions, and seminars. As the first major event on the collector car calendar, Scottsdale showcases a quality of cars rarely seen off of a concours green.
Scottsdale is again readying for the arrival of thousands of enthusiasts expected to attend the annual classic and vintage car auctions that begin on January 25th, 2016. While we don’t generally lease cars under $50,000, you’ll find plenty north of that figure at all of these auctions.