Gooding & Co Presents “Passion of a Lifetime” Collection in London

Gooding & Company, the internationally recognized auction house, is honored to reveal the automobiles comprising the company’s first-ever London sale, “Passion of a Lifetime,” at Somerset House in central London on 1 April 2020.

These stunning cars hail from one of the world’s most revered private collections and represent the culmination of decades of research, dedication, and a meticulous commitment to bring together the most coveted and valuable examples of European sports and racing automobiles of the 20th century.

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Russo and Steele Scottsdale Tops $10m

It was a homecoming to remember. Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions kicked off its 20th anniversary year in Scottsdale. The most exciting collector car auction in the world, returned to its original location just south of the North 101 Freeway and Scottsdale Road.

“This was the picture-perfect location for Arizona Car Week,” said Drew Alcazar, auction president and CEO of Russo and Steele. “The excitement at returning to this spot was palpable as night after night the Read More

Leake’s Scottsdale Auction Totals $18.4m

During its inaugural Scottsdale, AZ auction, Ritchie Bros.’ Leake Auctions sold hundreds of vehicles for $18.4 million, including post-block sales. The four-day event was held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and attracted thousands of people. 

“It was an amazing event, and we couldn’t have done any of it without the support of our wonderful consignors, bidders, spectators, sponsors, and vendors,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager of the Leake collector car auction division of Read More

UPDATE: Arizona Auctions Total $249.5m

This year’s Arizona Auctions have wrapped, and the numbers are in: In 2020, the combined total in the desert was $249.5m.

Barrett-Jackson was again the highest seller in Arizona, this year amassing $137.3m from over 1,900 cars. That total includes $7.6m achieved for nine charity lots. The highest selling non-charity lot of the auction was a 2017 Ford GT, sold for $1,485,000, followed by another GT that made $1,182,000.   

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Achieves $137.3m

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, kicked off its “Road to 50” – a year-long celebration toward the company’s 50th Anniversary – with its largest and most successful auction in its 49-year history. The celebrity-filled Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 11-19, 2020, boasted its largest docket ever, with a record number of bidders vying for over 1,900 vehicles that sold for more than $129.7 million, while over 1,200 pieces of automobilia brought in more than $3.7 million and $7.625 Read More

Rétromobile Catalogs Now Online

With Scottsdale now behind us, it’s time to look forward to Rétromobile, which is just a few short weeks away. 

Rétromobile is one of Europe’s largest automotive gatherings, with cars, parts, and memorabilia all for sale at the Paris Expo at the Porte de Versailles from February 5 through 9. Additionally, if you’re an auction buyer, it’s the place to be — some of the world’s premier collector cars are here, available via several globally-recognized Read More

RM Sotheby’s Arizona Sale Brings $30.4m

This past week, 16-17 January, RM Sotheby’s kicked off its 2020 calendar with the auction house’s 21st annual Arizona auction, totaling $30.4 million in sales with 90 percent of all lots sold. Held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix during Arizona Car Week, the two-evening auction welcomed bidders from 26 countries around the world bidding in the room and via phone and internet, with nearly 25 percent registering to bid with RM Sotheby’s for the first time.

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Gooding & Company Totals $36.1m in Scottsdale

Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling some of the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized $36,169,560 at the company’s 13th annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions. The famed auction house sold 124 of 138 lots. Additionally, eight cars sold over the $1 million mark. In total, Gooding & Company lead the market during Arizona Auction Week in total sales, highest average price, most cars sold over $1,000,000, and represents five of the top ten sales for the Read More

SCM and ACC in Arizona!

We can’t wait to run out of SCM World Headquarters in rainy Portland, OR and find some sun — and gearhead friends — in sunny Scottsdale!

You can find the SCM/ACC booth from January 15-18 at the Gooding & Company Auction Tent at Scottsdale Fashion Square, 4700 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

Stop on by to say hello and renew your subscriptions — our show deals are the best of the year!

The 7th Annual SCM Arizona Insider’s Seminar Read More