In two days, six new world records have been broken, with three $ 6m+ collector cars and thirteen total lots sold for more than $ 1m each.
Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, sold more than $ 64.59m in collector cars over the weekend, achieving its highest-ever recorded sale total in Pebble Beach history. Extraordinary results for the high-end collector car market with 106 lots sold, Gooding's price per car averaged an outstanding $ 609,000. The three bright stars that sold for more than $ 6m each were the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider, 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza, and 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod.
David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company commented: 'We went into this year's Pebble Beach Auctions with high expectations because of the sheer number of extraordinary cars we had consigned. In addition to a packed auction tent brimming with new guests and enthusiasts from around the world, our highest-ever Pebble Beach weekend results at $ 64.59m speak for themselves and I couldn't be happier.'
Complementing the sheer volume of multi-million dollar cars sold, Gooding & Company achieved six impressive world records over the weekend:
- A world record for a LWB California Spider at auction, the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione at $ 7,260,000
- A world record for an Alfa Romeo at auction, the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza at $ 6,710,000
- A world record for a SWB Berlinetta at auction, the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod at $ 6,105,000
- A world record for a 200SI at auction, the 1956 Maserati 200SI at $ 2,640,000
- A world record for a 340 America Spider at auction, the 1951 Ferrari 340 America Spider at $ 2,530,000
- A world record for an SS100 at auction, the 1937 Jaguar SS100 at $ 1,045,000
To view a complete list of Gooding & Company's 2010 Pebble Beach Auctions results with prices realised, please visit www.goodingco.com.