RM Auctions Monterey Friday Preview

1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Pall Mall Tourer by Merrimac

2005 Ford Shelby GR-1 Concept

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2

1934 Bentley 3 1/2-Litre Drophead Coupe by Park Ward

1931 Delage D8 4-Seat Sports Tourer by Henri Chapron

1950 Bentley MK VI Sports Saloon

1938 Bugatti Type 57 Stelvio by Gangloff

Bugatti Type 57

1934 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria by Dietrich

1934 Packard

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Gooding & Company 2011 Auction Preview

With the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance a little less that two weeks away, we decided to take a look at the 2011 Gooding & Co Pebble Beach Auction that will be held at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center August 20-21.Gooding & Company have outdone themselves this year with a very strong diverse auction line up. Here is a list of out favorite cars scheduled to be auctioned.

1950 Jaguar XK120 Roadster – Estimated Price $130,000 – $160,000

1963 Shelby Cobra 289 Factory Team Car – Estimated Price of $2,400,000 – $2,800,000

1935 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Sportsman’s Coupe – Estimated Price $400,000 – $500,000

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV – Estimated Price $375,000 – $450,000

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

1931 Duesenberg Model J Long-Wheelbase Coupe

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1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

RM Auctions has raised the bar once again with it’s 2011 Monterey Auction, which takes place the same weekend as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

One of my favorite cars of all time will be auctioned.  A 250 Ferrari a factory restored, Classiche certified,  Lot No. 244: a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione.

This 250 GT is a rare alloy-bodied short wheelbase (94.5″) car with a 290 bhp, 2,953 cc, SOHC V-12 engine, three Weber 40 DCE/6 carburetors, four-speed synchromesh gearbox, independent front suspension with parallel A-arms, coil springs and tubular “Koni” shock absorbers and anti-sway bar, rear solid axle, trailing arms, leaf springs and tubular shocks, limited-slip differential, aluminum body paneling as per original.

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