Monterey Auto Week records: 16 cars, Ferrari to Jaguar, auctioned for at least $1 million, $67M in total sales

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RM Auctions, among the several anticipated classic auctions held during the yearly Monterey Auto Week, achieved two coveted goals. The Canadian company posted the highest auction total with $67 million sales. It also claimed an unprecedented fourth ‘Best of Show’ in 10 years at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.The company’s Sports & Classics of Monterey event, August 12-14, kicked off the weekend in grand style, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Monterey’s first and original collector car auction with the most significant auction offering ever presented on the Peninsula.

Sixteen vehicles were sold for more than $1 million, the most recorded by any single auction house during this year’s Monterey auto week.

The 1933 Delage D8S de Villars Roadster, owned by The Patterson Collection in Louisville, Kentucky, and restored by RM Auto Restoration, was named ‘Best of Show’ at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

RM Auctions’ 2010 ‘Sports & Classics of Monterey’ Million-Dollar-Plus Sales:

1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C Lago Speciale Teardrop Coupe, $4,620,000
1954 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta, $4,620,000
1949 Delahaye Type 175 S Roadster by Saoutchik, $3,300,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder, $2,612,500
1955 Jaguar D-Type, $2,090,000
2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione, $1,925,000
1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series III Coupe, $1,760,000
1933 Packard Twelve Coupe, $1,622,500
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet, $1,622,500
1964 Shelby Cobra USRRC Roadster, $1,595,000
1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta, $1,567,500
1933 Duesenberg SJ Riviera Phaeton, $1,430,000
1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy Berlinetta, $1,155,000
1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast, $1,127,500
1948 Tucker 48 Sedan, $1,127,500
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta, $1,045,000


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