A 2010 Pagani Zonda R ‘Revolución Specification’ and a 1995 Ferrari F50 for over $5 million each as the top results in the 2023 RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island classic car auction.
RM Sotheby’s sold a 2010 Pagani Zonda R ‘Revolución Specification’ for $5,340,000 and a 1995 Ferrari F50 for $5,065,000, as the two most expensive cars sold in the Amelia Island 2023 classic car auction. Around 20 cars sold for over a million dollars with the priciest most likely the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider that sold for an undisclosed sum after the auction.
RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2023
RM Sotheby’s concluded its 24th and final Amelia Island sale, selling over $70 million in collector automobiles with 92% of lots finding new homes. At least 19 cars sold for a million dollars — a few sold post-hammer for undisclosed amounts, and 38 for over $500,000.
Preceding Saturday’s sale was a lively charity auction conducted by Rob Myers, in which over $1.2 million was raised for Spina Bifida of Jacksonville, the charity long supported by Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance founders Bill and Jane Warner.
Million-Dollar Results at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2023 Sale
The following cars sold for over a million dollars at the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2023 classic car auction:
|1||2010||Pagani Zonda R Revolucion Specification||5,340,000|
|3||1931||Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Convertible Coupe by Murphy||4,295,000|
|4||1985||Ferrari 288 GTO||3,965,000|
|5||1953||Maserati A6GCS/53 Spyder by Fantuzzi||2,590,000|
|6||1936||Lancia Astura Series III Cabriolet Tipo Bocca||2,205,000|
|8||1963||Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster||1,765,000|
|9||1965||Ferrari 275 GTS||1,655,000|
|10||1964||Shelby 289 Cobra||1,655,000|
|11||1965||Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible||1,517,500|
|12||1930||Duesenberg Model J Convertible Berline by Murphy||1,490,000|
|13||1958||Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster||1,380,000|
|14||1965||Aston Martin DB5||1,352,000|
|16||1930||Cadillac V-16 Roadster by Fleetwood||1,105,000|
|17||1950||Maserati A6GCS 2000 Monofaro by Fantuzzi||1,088,500|
|18||2020||Ford GT Carbon Series||1,050,000|
|19||1959||Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider||SOLD*|
|20||1931||Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Spider by Zagato||SOLD*|
*The cars sold for an undisclosed sum soon after the auction.
Top Results at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2023 Auction
The record-breaking Amelia Island sale featured an impressive assortment of supercars, hypercars, and pre-war classics, with the menacing 2010 Pagani Zonda R ‘Revolución Specification’ leading the pack, selling for $5,340,000. A like-new 1995 Ferrari F50 followed at $5,065,000, and the stunning 1931 Duesenberg Model J ‘Disappearing Top’ Convertible Coupe by Murphy rounded out the top three lots, selling for $4,295,000, proving that demand for pre-war classics remains healthy and robust.
The 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider was announced sold shortly after the auction. The price was not disclosed but the highest unsuccessful bid in the auction for the car was $8.5 million.
In addition, multiple cars eclipsed their pre-sale estimates; most noteworthy were the 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra—which sold for a stunning $1,655,000—the 1930 Packard 745 Deluxe Eight Convertible Victoria by Waterhouse for $637,500 (a record for the model), and the 2017 Dodge Viper ACR VoooDoo II Edition for a very impressive $417,500.
Records were broken throughout the sale and this included the ex-Pebble Beach ‘Best in Show’ 1936 Lancia Astura Series III Cabriolet ‘Tipo Bocca’ by Pinin Farina, which sold for $2,205,000, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Coupe, which sold for $940,000, and the 1968 Ferrari Dino 206 GT by Scaglietti, which sold for $868,500.
Amelia Island Classic Car Auctions 2023
Top Amelia Island 2023 Auctions
The top auctions at Amelia Island are by:
- Bonhams at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on 2 March 2023
- Broad Arrow at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island on 3-4 March 2023
- Gooding & Co at the Omni Amelia Island Resort on 3 March 2023
- RM Auctions at Fernandina Beach on 2 March 2023.
Amelia Island 2023 Auction Results
- Amelia Island 2023 Million-Dollar Results Overview
- Gooding Amelia Island 2023 Auction Results
- RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2023 Auction Results
Amelia Island 2023 Pre-Sale Announcements
- Gooding: Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider
- Gooding: More Top Ferraris
- Gooding: 1950s German Sportscars
- Gooding: Four RUF Cars
Previous Amelia Island Auction Results