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Top ten selling classic cars at the Scottsdale auctions

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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.

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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.



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