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Top ten selling classic cars at the Scottsdale auctions

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder
1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California SpyderRM Auctions

The 2014 Scottsdale auto auctions are history and the sales data has been tabulated. This year’s sales totaled $249 million with 2,815 lots sold. The average sale was $107,096 per vehicle, up from $100,176 a year ago.

Following are the top 10 sales from all the auction houses. The price quoted does include the buyer’s premium.

  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT California LWB Spider, $8.8 million - RM
  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet, $6.2 million - Gooding & Co.
  • 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail Coupe, $5.3 million – Gooding & Co.
  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe, $3.9 million - Barrett-Jackson
  • 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica SI Coupe, $3.3 million – Gooding & Co.
  • 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Coupe, $3.2 million - Bonhams
  • 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Spider, $3.1 million - Bonhams
  • 1969 Chevrolet Corvette #57 Rebel L88 Convertible, $2.9 million - Barrett-Jackson
  • 1961 Porsche 718 RS 61 Spyder, $2.8 million - RM
  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Coupe, $2.6 million - Bonhams

Other classics that attracted serious bidders included:

  • 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton, $2.1 million – Gooding & Co.
  • 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Sports Phaeton - $1.4 million - Bonhams
  • 1963 Shelby Cooper Monaco King Cobra – $1.7 million – Barrett-Jackson

The much publicized offering at Barrett-Jackson was the Mongoose and Snake Funny Cars and transporters. These drag race icons made a great display for bidders and tire kickers but failed to sell until an after-auction deal was made for about a $1 million.

Next big auction weekend takes place around the Concours d’Elegance at Amelia Island, Florida on the weekend of March 7-8-9.