Records At Auto Auctions At Pebble Beach
The famous Elegance Contest held annually at Pebble Beach, Monterey, is an ideal opportunity for car enthusiasts and collectors to see and even can buy the most exclusive models.And this year they have not left beneath.Americans from RM Auctions sold more exotic cars at the Contest of Elegance at Pebble Beach. Of these, 20 were sold over a million dollars copy.
The most expensive model sold at auction at the RM Auctions sold Sunday is about a Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder in 1962, which has changed hands for 8.58 million dollars.Only 37 units of this model were ever built, as it is a low-wheelbase version with covered headlights.Sunday’s auction included the sale of a 1929 Duesenberg, a Ford GT40 Mark I, an Aston Martin DB3S competition and a 300SL Gullwing Coupe Mercedes-Benz, a Bentley and a 1953 Shelby Cobra 289 Competition 1964.
Sunday’s auction lasted three hours and a half, managed to sell 13 units.Also this weekend, the people at RM Auctions sold a Ford GT 40 driven by Steve McQueen. It marked a record for an American car sold at auction price of 11 million dollars.