More Than $64.59 Million in Collector Cars Sold at Pebble Beach Auction

Aug 19, 2010

Gooding & Co., the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, sold more than $64.59 million in collector cars at the annual Pebble Beach Auctions, achieving its highest-ever recorded sales total in its Pebble Beach history, the company has announced.

With only 106 lots sold, Gooding & Co.’s price per car averaged $609,000 at the Aug. 14-“15 auction, according to the company.

Three vehicles sold for more than $6 million each at the auction-”a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider, a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza and a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC hot rod-”achieving new world sales records during the live auction and also ranking as Pebble Beach Auto Week’s top three cars sold at auction this year, according to Gooding & Co.

In total, six world records were set at the auction: a world record for a LWB California Spider at auction, the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione at $7.26 million; a world record for an Alfa Romeo at auction, the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza at $6.71 million; a world record for a SWB Berlinetta at auction, the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC hot rod at $6.105 million; a world record for a 200SI at auction, the 1956 Maserati 200SI at $2.64 million; a world record for a 340 America Spider at auction, the 1951 Ferrari 340 America Spider at $2.53 million; and a world record for an SS100 at auction, the 1937 Jaguar SS100 at $1.045 million.

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