Media Release


RM SOTHEBY'S MONTEREY 2016 – MILLION-DOLLAR-PLUS SALES

Monterey

Portola Hotel & Spa

 

RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale, August 19 – 20, was another resounding success, achieving a remarkable $117.9 million in auction and post-auction private sales with 82 percent of all lots sold. The two-evening sale saw a number of fresh-to-market, blue-chip motor cars establish new world auction records and a tremendous 21 lots achieve individual million-dollar-plus results. See a complete list of these lots below:

 

Lot

Car

Final Price

114

1955 Jaguar D-Type (CHASSIS NO. XKD 501) – World record for a British car sold at auction

$21,780,000

234

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider (CHASSIS NO. 412041) – World record for a pre-war automobile sold at auction

$19,800,000

117

1962 Shelby 260 Cobra "CSX 2000" (CHASSIS NO. CSX 2000) – World record for an American car sold at auction

$13,750,000

232

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione 'Tour de France' (CHASSIS NO. 0507 GT)

$5,720,000

127

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider (CHASSIS NO. 0510 M) – World record for the model at auction

$5,225,000

125

1966 Ford GT40 "P/1057" (CHASSIS NO. P/1057)

$2,900,000

243

1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast Series I (CHASSIS NO. 5985)

$2,750,000

229

1973 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spider (CHASSIS NO. 16847)

$2,365,000

224

1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L Berlinetta Lusso (CHASSIS NO. 4415)

$2,090,000

145

1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback Sports Saloon (CHASSIS NO. BC66LC)

$1,870,000

242

1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Cabriolet A (CHASSIS NO. 105391)

$1,870,000

112

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB (CHASSIS NO. 07093)

$1,732,500

121

1932 Bentley 8-Litre Tourer (CHASSIS NO. YX5118)

$1,705,000

220

1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster (ENGINE NO. 701432) – World record for a Cadillac V-16 Roadster at auction

$1,457,500

211

2005 Maserati MC12 (CHASSIS NO. ZAMDF44B000016977)

$1,430,000

119

1965 Shelby 427 Cobra "CSX 3178" (CHASSIS NO. CSX 3178)

$1,375,000

222

1931 Duesenberg Model J Tourster (CHASSIS NO. 2468)

$1,320,000

228

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster (CHASSIS NO. 198.042.7500089)

$1,320,000

239

1990 Ferrari F40 (CHASSIS NO. ZFFGJ34B000087123)

$1,265,000

148

1938 Maybach SW38 Roadster (CHASSIS NO. 2055)

$1,072,500

128

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing (CHASSIS NO. 198.040.4500120)

$1,045,000

*Please note that results are listed in USD and are inclusive of a 10 percent buyer’s premium. Results include auction and post-auction private sales.

 

Alexander Weaver

aweaver@rmsothebys.com

+1 864 313 6844
California, United States

Alexander Weaver joined RM Sotheby’s in 2011 as a Car Specialist after graduating from Furman University in South Carolina. Born... read more

Augustin Sabatié-Garat

asabatie-garat@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 74 1511 4179
United Kingdom

Augustin Sabatié-Garat joined RM Europe in 2012 as a Car Specialist after more than a decade in the collector car hobby. Gradua... read more

Barney Ruprecht

bruprecht@rmsothebys.com

+1 203 912 7168
Ontario, Canada

Barney’s interest in classic cars began at an early age after being introduced to his father’s all-original 1965 Porsche 911. Barney l... read more

David Swig

dswig@rmsothebys.com

+1 415 302 2247
California, United States

David Swig joined RM Sotheby’s West Coast division as a Car Specialist in May 2015. David is a life-long automobile enthusi... read more

Don Rose

drose@rmsothebys.com

+1 617 513 0388
United States

Don joined RM in 2006 after several years of professionally trading sports and classic cars, and after earning a reputation as a noted... read more

Donnie Gould

dgould@rmsothebys.com

+1 954 566 2209
Florida, United States

Donnie Gould joined the RM team in 2002 as a partner and Car Specialist after more than two decades in the vintage automobile auction ... read more

Gord Duff

gduff@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 352 4575
Ontario, Canada

Gord Duff began his journey with RM Sotheby’s in 1998. Since then, he has gained an intimate knowledge of a variety of marques a... read more

Jake Auerbach

jauerbach@rmsothebys.com

+1 310 559 4575
California, United States

Jake Auerbach got his start in the automotive industry at an early age, spending his summers during high school working at a classic c... read more

Kurt Forry

kforry@rmsothebys.com

+1 717 623 1638
California, United States

Having worked for Bonhams’ Automobilia department for over 10 years, Kurt Forry joined RM Sotheby’s with more than a decad... read more

Matt Malamut

mmalamut@rmsothebys.com

+1 805 231 6410
California, United States

A long-time car enthusiast and Southern California native, Matt studied Automotive Technology at San Diego Miramar College and complet... read more

Michael Squire

msquire@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 20 7851 7070
United Kingdom

Michael Squire joined RM Sotheby’s European Division in the summer of 2016. He comes to RM with a prestigious racing background ... read more

Mike Fairbairn

mfairbairn@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 352 4575
Ontario, Canada

As one of the three founding partners of RM Sotheby’s, Mike has a long-standing interest in the classic car industry. Graduating... read more

Oliver Camelin

ocamelin@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 75 0110 7447
United Kingdom

With an extensive background in exotic sports car history and sales, a particular passion for American curves, and fluency in three la... read more

Paul Darvill

pdarvill@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 20 7851 7070
United Kingdom

Paul Darvill joined the RM Sotheby’s European team at the beginning of 2015. Paul holds a degree in French and Politics from the... read more

Pete Fisher

pfisher@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 784 9300
Ontario, Canada

Pete Fisher was first introduced to antique cars in high school, working for Classic Coachworks in his hometown of Blenheim, Ontario. ... read more

Shelby Myers

smyers@rmsothebys.com

+1 310 559 4575
California, United States

Shelby Myers grew up with the classic car industry infused into every aspect of his life. He had the unique opportunity to watch the R... read more

Tonnie Van der Velden

tvandervelden@rmsothebys.com

+31 653 84 19 60
United Kingdom

Tonnie Van der Velden joined RM Sotheby’s European division in September 2015 as a Car Specialist. A lifelong enthusiast, Tonnie... read more