End of the Year Auction Round Up

Click Here to Begin Slideshow We've compiled a slideshow of highlights from some of this year's auctions, as well as information about the auctions themselves, for you to browse over. This first car is a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach, which sold for $1,475,000 at Mecum Anaheim 2016. This auction featured 308 cars and was held Nov. 17-19 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. It made over $11 million in sales. Click the link here to read Mecum's piece on this auction at Mecum.com.

End of the Year Auction Round Up

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We've compiled a slideshow of highlights from some of this year's auctions, as well as information about the auctions themselves, for you to browse over. This first car is a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach, which sold for $1,475,000 at Mecum Anaheim 2016. This auction featured 308 cars and was held Nov. 17-19 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. It made over $11 million in sales. Click the link here to read Mecum's piece on this auction at Mecum.com.

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This charming 1958 Lotus Elite 1009 was auctioned off at the 2016 Silverstone Auctions event at the Classic Motor Show for a price of £121,500 ($152,907). The auction took place at the NEC in Birmingham on Nov. 12-13 and garnered £5.8 million ($7,299,300) in sales. In addition to the Lotus, other notable sales at this auction included seven Jaguar E-Types, a 1969 Morris Mini Super Deluxe which was sold to raise £12,938 ($16,282) for Prostate Cancer UK and a 1985 Porsche 911 (930) Turbo SE Flatnose, the first UK car. To see all the lots from this auction, click this link to Silverstone Auctions' website.

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This beautiful 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy sold for €3,416,000 ($3,641,114) at the RM Sotheby’s Duemila Ruote auction in Milan, Italy Nov. 25-27. The auction brought in a total of €51,263,270 ($54,631,266) for 817 lots. Thousands of enthusiasts, including bidders hailing from 57 different countries, showed up at the auction to buy and view the many cars on display. The link here will take you to a full list of this auction's lots.

The Scottsdale auction early in the year, Jan. 29-30, went quite well, pulling in a total of $43,011,050 in sales from its 97 sales and 113 lots. The top seller was this 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Berlinetta Le Mans, which made a record profit of $6,490,000. The full report on this auction can be found here.

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The Amelia Island auction on March 11 made the highest sales total in its history at $60,162,150. It offered 18 collector cars from Jerry Seinfeld. The top seller from that collection was the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder you see here - it made $5,335,000. A report on this auction is available here.

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For our last auction spotlight, we've chosen the Pebble Beach auction, which ran Aug. 20-21 and brought in $129,789,750 in total sales. It set an astounding 20 new world records, one of which was the above 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione, sold for $18,150,000. Click here for the full report on this auction.

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