Monterey Roundup: More Star Cars!

Monterey Car Week is less than a month away. Have you checked out the lastest consignments? Here is a roundup of some very significant star cars:

Gooding & Company has consigned a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder for their Pebble Beach auction (pictured above; Gooding & Company estimate: $16m–$18m). The sale takes place August 15–16. View all the current Gooding & Company consignments here.

RM’s Monterey sale runs three days this year, August 13–15. A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Scaglietti lead the charge. RM expects the LM to fetch more than $15m. View all the current RM consignments here.

A 1987 Porsche 959 Komfort (Bonhams estimate: $1m–$1.25m) crosses the block at Bonhams’ Carmel sale, taking place August 14. View all the current Bonhams consignments here.

The headliners at Russo and Steele include a very original 1988 Lamborghini 5000 QV. Russo and Steele’s sale takes place August 13–15. View the featured consignments here.

Mecum presents a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S at their Monterey auction, running August 13–15. View all Mecum’s featured Monterey consignments here.

A 1957 Maserati 450S comes to market this year at Rick Cole’s Monterey sale. Bidding is open August 13–15, and you can bid from your smart phone. View all the current consignments here.

The JR Cannery Row Car & Yacht auction takes place August 12–15. Among the featured early consignments is a 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge with matching numbers, Ram Air III, 4-speed and PHS documentation. View the JR online catalog here.

Tony Piff

SCM Auctions Editor and Photographer

Tony has long trumpeted the virtues of collecting Japanese cars. His daily driver is a 1970 Toyota Hilux — the one with the turn signals on top of the fenders. His popular “Rising Sun” column keeps a pulse on the J-tin market.

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