My Car Quest

September 17, 2014

The Ferrari 250 LM Sells For 67% More Than The Ford GT40 Roadster – Is That A Surprise?

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

by Mike - These two very interesting cars were auctioned by RM recently in Monterey. The Ferrari 250 LM sold for 67% more than the Ford GT40 Roadster. Below are the summaries from the RM catalog of each car, the photos are mine from the RM … [Read more...]

Is The Dirt As Patina Sales Strategy Falling Out Of Favor In The Collector Car Market?

Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America

by Mike - We may be seeing signs that the "dirt as patina" sales strategy, used successfully by some collector car auction companies, may be slipping out of favor - and not too soon as far as I am concerned. Remember the dirty Jaguar did not … [Read more...]

The Dirty Jaguar Sold At A Loss

Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe

by Mike - Selling dirt as patina did not work for this very dirty Jaguar at the Bonhams auction in Carmel recently. It sold for $42,900 US including premium. It had sold at the Auctions America Auburn Spring auction not long ago for $45,100 … [Read more...]

Two Bizzarrinis Are Still For Sale At Mecum

Bizzarrini P539 For Sale

by Mike - Two Bizzarrinis were for sale at the Mecum auction a few days ago in Monterey. They both had strong bids and probably should have sold especially the Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini. As Mecum says - the Bid Goes On. 1970 Bizzarrini … [Read more...]

This Ferrari Should Have Sold In Pebble Beach

Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale "Tre Posti"

by Mike - This one-of-a-kind mid-engine Ferrari V12 owned by the Chinetti family was put up for auction by Gooding in Pebble Beach this past Sunday. It was Gooding's flagship car at the Pebble Beach auction. 1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 GTO – Sold for US$ 38,115,000 Including Premium At Bonhams

Ferrari 250 GTO For Sale

by Mike - Is any one surprised by the sales price of $38,115,000? Let us know what you think in the Comments. … [Read more...]

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