Gooding's auction in Monterey cleared over $128 million in classic cars sales, including three that topped $10 million. A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider led the pack by selling for $16.83 million.
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione 'Tour De France' Commands $13.2 Million
Over three days RM Sotheby's sold $172.7 million of vehicles in Monterey, including the highest price ever paid for a Jaguar at auction. The sale of a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione 'Tour de France' brought $13.2 million.
Bonhams' 2015 auction at the Quail Lodge was led by a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta that sold for $8.525 million. Prancing Horses were four of the five highest selling cars in the sale.
The 25 vehicles in RM Sotheby's Pinnacle Portfolio collection were all special, but at the end of the night four Ferraris were among the auctions top five sellers. The only one to break the Prancing Horse's lead was a very rare examples of the McLaren F1.