Gooding & Company

Coverage of Gooding & Company auctions, including previews, results and reports from the Scottsdale, Amelia Island and Pebble Beach sales.

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Report

1959 Porsche RSK Spyder

Gooding & Company, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida, March 7, 2014 Bitter cold didn't do much to deter the bidders at this year's Gooding & Company Amelia Island auction although it kept the line long at the Chubb Insurance latte stand. In addition to some superior Porsches and the beautifully original, preserved and maintained Ferrari 250 Europa GT s/n 0409GT this year's Gooding Amelia … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Results

1968 Porsche 907 Longtail Auction Block

The Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 auction was held Friday, March 7 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida, resulting in $30,953,450 in total sales and an 89% sell-through rate. A total of 15 auction records were set at this year's sale, with four cars selling above $2 million. David Gooding, President and Founder of Gooding & Company, said, “We were very proud of the outstanding results at … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Scottsdale 2014 – Auction Report

McLaren F1 GTR at 2014 Gooding Scottsdale

Gooding & Company, Fashion Square, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 17-18, 2014 Report and photos by Rick Carey, Auction Editor $49,446,095 in sales, a 94% sale rate (110 of 117 cars offered) is a huge result for Gooding & Company. More to the point, however, are the number of cars that achieved exceptional, over-estimate prices: 14.6% of the lots offered. They were in some cases astounding and reflected in most … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 – Auction Preview

1968 Porsche 907-005

The Gooding & Company Amelia Island 2014 auction will take place on Friday, March 7 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida. Gooding's auction has more than doubled in size since their first sale at Amelia Island in 2010, and 2014 will see almost 90 cars cross the block beginning at 11:00 am. Among the cars at the Gooding & Company Amelia Island sale, a dozen are estimated to bring prices in … [Read more...]

Porsche Competition Cars at Gooding Amelia Island 2014

1959 Porsche 718 RSK 718-023

Gooding & Company looks equipped to impress the Porsche faithful during their 2014 Amelia Island auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida. Alongside their cover car, the 1968 Porsche 907 Longtail that won the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1968, Gooding is offering six other competition Porsches at their 5th annual Amelia Island sale. David Gooding, President … [Read more...]

BMW Collection at Gooding Amelia Island Auction 2014

BMW Collection Offered

A single-marque collection of BMW automobiles will headline the 2014 Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida. This collection is composed of more than 15 cars, representing BMW design from the 1950s to 1980s. Highlights include a 1957 BMW 507 Series II, a 1980 BMW M1 and a 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL among other V-8, Neue Klasse and … [Read more...]

Porsche 907 at 2014 Gooding Amelia Island

1968 Porsche 907 Longtail

A 1968 Porsche 907 LH will be featured at the 2014 Gooding and Company Amelia Island Auction, scheduled for Friday, March 7th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida. The 907 Langheck (LH) or Longtail version, chassis 005, is one of only seven Longtails built for the 1968 racing season. Finished in white Porsche livery, and one of only two extant, the prototype Porsche is estimated to sell for $3,500,000 - … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Scottsdale 2014 – Auction Results

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail sold for $5,280,000

The Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2014 Auction was held January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona, resulting in more than $49.4 million in total sales and a 94% sell-through rate. The 7th annual Gooding Arizona auction saw eleven world auction records set, with six cars sold above the $2 million mark and 13 cars sold above $1 million. David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & … [Read more...]

Gooding & Company Scottsdale 2014 – Auction Preview

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series 1 Cabriolet

The Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2014 Auction will be held January 17-18 nearby the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 7th annual Gooding Scottsdale auction will see more than 115 automobiles on offer, headlined by the 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail; 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton; 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series 1 Cabriolet; 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale; 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica … [Read more...]

Hans Wurl Joins Gooding & Company

Hans Wurl

Hans Wurl is joining Gooding & Company as Automotive Specialist, joining Gooding's team of specialists that includes David Brynan, Paul Hageman, Garth Hammers and David Gooding. Based in Seattle, Wurl has served as advisor to noted collectors and participated in collector car events around the world. David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company, commented, “We are thrilled to have Hans join our team … [Read more...]

McLaren F1 GTR at 2014 Gooding Scottsdale

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail

A 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail will headline the 2014 Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction, scheduled for January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. The sale starts at 11 a.m. each day. David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company, said, “We have a celebrated history of offering unique, rare to market McLaren cars. During our Pebble Beach Auctions in 2013, Gooding & Company … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Featured at 2014 Gooding Scottsdale

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing-blk

A selection of post-war Mercedes-Benz will be among the featured offerings at the 2014 Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction, to be held January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. Among the 20 Mercedes-Benz examples spanning nearly four decades, notable consignments include a 300 SL Gullwing barn find that has never been offered for public sale and an award-winning 300 SL Roadster. David … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at 2014 Gooding Arizona

1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton

A 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton will be among the featured offerings at the 2014 Gooding & Company Arizona sale, scheduled for January 17-18 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale. The patriotic tri-color red, white and blue Model J (J-129), with its classic, two-tone "sweep-panel" LeBaron coachwork, is the quintessential open Duesenberg. … [Read more...]

Gooding Pebble Beach 2013 – Auction Report

1957 Ferrari 250 GT TdF Berlinetta

Gooding & Company, Pebble Beach, California, August 17-18, 2013 Report and photos by Rick Carey, Auction Editor Consider for a minute the implications of Gooding & Company’s performance at Pebble Beach this year: The mean sold car was worth $965,675; The median sold car brought $368,500; 91.3% of the lots offered were sold on the block or shortly thereafter; $112,018,350 changed hands. Think of … [Read more...]

Gooding Pebble Beach 2013 – Auction Results

1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction 2013 was held August 17-18 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California, resulting in total sales of $112 million and a 91% sell-through rate. A total of 30 cars sold for over $1,000,000 and 28 new auction records were set at two-day sale. "Our record breaking 10th Anniversary Pebble Beach Auctions boasted a stellar result. Strong results resonated … [Read more...]