Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 – Auction Results

Ford GT

The Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 auction was held April 17-19 at the South Florida Fairgrounds in Palm Beach, Florida, resulting in more than $22 million in total sales and a 98.3% sell-through rate. The 13th annual event attracted more than 60,000 guests over the three-day weekend, a 30 percent increase from 2014; the number of bidders increased by 28 percent. Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Andrews Collection – Auction Preview

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet by Pininfarina

The RM Sotheby's Andrews Collection auction will be staged May 2, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. The single-day, single-vendor sale will see a wonderful selection of 78 vehicles along with an assortment of memorabilia cross the auction block, all offered without reserve. The Andrews Collection represents years of acquisition by lifelong enthusiast and successful entrepreneur, Paul Andrews, and his son Chris, an … [Read more...]

Bonhams Mercedes-Benz 2015 – Auction Results

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupe

The Bonhams Mercedes-Benz 2015 auction was held 28 March at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, resulting in total sales of €13 million and a 92.9% sell-through rate. Malcolm Barber, Bonhams Co-Chairman and auctioneer for the day, said, “With a full sale room, active internet bidding, and international bidders both in the room and on the telephone, we saw spectacular prices for cars in exemplary … [Read more...]

Mecum Houston 2015 – Auction Results

2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition sold for $475,000

The Mecum Houston 2015 sale was held April 9-11 at the NRG Park (formerly Reliant Center) in Houston, Texas, resulting in $25,285,163 in total sales and a 70 percent sell-through rate. A told of 645 vehicles sold at Mecum's fourth annual Houston auction. The top 10 sales in at Mecum's 2015 Houston included a mix of pre-war classics, muscle cars from the Golden Era, among others. … [Read more...]

Auctions America Fort Lauderdale 2015 – Auction Report

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Pf Coupe, Body by Pinin Farina

Auctions America, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March 27-29, 2015 Report by Rick Carey | Photos by Andrew Newton Astute readers of SportsCarDigest.com auction reports will notice something missing in the above description: "by RM". Auctions America's Donnie Gould insists the omission – following Sotheby's acquisition of 25% of catalog collector car auction house RM Auctions – means nothing for Auctions America's … [Read more...]

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 – Auction Preview

1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback

The Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 auction will be held April 17-19 at the South Florida Fairgrounds in Palm Beach, Florida. Barrett-Jackson’s 13th annual Palm Beach sale will feature classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, resto-mods and more set to cross the auction block. “We’re really looking forward to our 13th Annual Palm Beach auction,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Our … [Read more...]

Auctions America Fort Lauderdale 2015 – Auction Results

Auctions America Fort Lauderdale 2015

The Auctions America Fort Lauderdale 2015 Auction was held March 27-29 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center in Florida, resulting in $21,376,035 in total sales and a 76% sell-through rate. The results from the 13th annual Fort Lauderdale sale, which included the sale of 368 vehicles and select memorabilia, ranks the event as the company’s strongest Fort Lauderdale performance in its 13-year … [Read more...]

Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Auction Results

1959 Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe sold for £470,000

The Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 was staged 21st March at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, England, resulting in total sales of £4,311,722 and a 75% sell-through rate. The ex-Kitty Maurice 1959 Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe was the top result, selling for £470,000. Bonhams debut sale at the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting also showed a trend for 1980s sports cars, achieving a new world auction record … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Coupe, Body by Pininfarina

Gooding & Company, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida, March 13, 2015 Gooding & Company's sixth consecutive auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation showed a complete disdain for superstition: it was Friday the Thirteenth. No slashers wielding machetes or aetherial ectoplasmic forms materialized in or near the Gooding tent village, although a somewhat supernatural rain deluge created an … [Read more...]

Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 Coupe

Bonhams Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach Golf Club, Amelia Island, Florida, March 12, 2015 Bonhams returned to Amelia Island in 2015 after a long absence, having previously stuck its toe in the water in 2000 with a sale under the Brooks Auctioneers banner at the Amelia Island Plantation. After selling just nine lots for a total of $1.2 million, Brooks beat a strategic retreat but Bonhams will not have to … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Report

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet, Body by Pinin Farina

RM Sotheby's, Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida, March 14, 2015 Only 28 auctions have recorded higher sale totals than RM's 2015 Amelia Island auction total of $60,122,000. It is by nearly 50% the highest auction total ever at Amelia. Only 18 have recorded higher median transaction values than RM Amelia's $258,500, only 25 have higher average transaction value than its $607,293. RM announced in the week … [Read more...]

Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold for $3,300,000

The Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Friday, March 13th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida, resulting in $26,967,150 in total sales and an 89% sell-through rate. The top result at Gooding's 2015 Amelia Island Concours auction went to the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 that sold for $3,300,000, followed by the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet that brought $2,090,000. Out … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet sold for $6,380,000

The RM Sotheby's Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Saturday, March 14th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, resulting in $60,360,050 in total sales and an updated (see below) 100 percent sell-through rate. This result represents not only the highest total ever for a sale held during the Amelia Island week, but also exceeds the combined total of all other auctions this week. The … [Read more...]

Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car sold for $1,760,000

The inaugural Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 Auction was held Thursday, March 12 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island, resulting in $13.95 million in total sales and a 79% sell-through rate. The newest addition to the Amelia Island Concours Classic Car Week saw pre-war American cars sell strongly and models from Alfa Romeo, BMW and Porsche set new auction records. The top result at the debut Bonhams … [Read more...]

Leake Oklahoma City 2015 – Auction Report

1970 Chevrolet Corvette 454 Coupe

Leake Auction Company, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 20-12, 2015 Oklahoma City is one of the centers of the hydrocarbon energy business in America. Downtown is dominated by towers erected by the likes of Devon Energy and Continental Resources. The city's periphery is marked by fields full of pipe and heavy equipment, sharp contrast to Oklahoma City's historic position as a … [Read more...]