A 1958 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Tour De France’ Alloy Berlinetta and a 1936 Duesenberg Model J Rollston Convertible Berline were the top results at the Mecum Monterey 2022 sale.
The top results at the Mecum Monterey collector car auction were for a classic 1958 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Tour De France’ Alloy Berlinetta and a prewar 1936 Duesenberg Model J Rollston Convertible Berline. However, Mecum also performed well with modern supercars selling two Ferrari LaFerrai Prototypes and a 2014 Bugatti Veyeron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Jean-Pierre Wimille Legen Edition. The 2022 Acura NSX Type S VIN001 achieved $1,100,000 as a charity lot. Mecum sold 12 cars for over a million dollars at Monterey 2022 including five for over two million.
Mecum Monterey Collector Car Auction 2022
Mecum Auctions — Daytime Auction in Monterey during the famed Car Week at the Del Monte Golf Course on the grounds of the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on three days, 18 to 20 August 2022.
The 2021 auction was the most successful of the Monterey auctions Mecum has staged since 2009. A total of 519 vehicles crossed the block with 411 cars hammered sold for an exceptional sell-through rate of 80% and total overall sales of $57.4 million.
The 2022 Mecum Monterey Daytime Auction saw record attendance. Overall sales totals for Mecum’s annual California Car Week auction reached more than $52.1 million as a total of 297 vehicles changed hands.
Top Results at Mecum Monterey 2022 Sale
The following cars sold for more than a million dollars at the Mecum Monterey 2022 collector car auction in California, USA:
|1||1958||Ferrari 250 GT “Tour de France” Alloy Berlinetta||2,860,000.00|
|2||1936||Duesenberg Model J Rollston Convertible Beline||2,695,000.00|
|3||2014||Bugatti Veyeron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Jean-Pierre Wimille Legen Edition||2,640,000.00|
|4||2014||Ferrari LaFerrari Prototype PS1||2,500,000.00|
|5||1962||Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster||1,705,000.00|
|6||2012||Ferrari LaFerrari Prototype MP1||1,595,000.00|
|7||1959||Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster||1,485,000.00|
|8||1931||Marmon Sixteen Convertible Coupe||1,182,500.00|
|9||1971||Plymouth Cuda Convertible||1,100,000.00|
|10||1973||Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7||1,072,500.00|
|11||2022||Acura NSX Type S VIN001||1,100,000.00|
|12||2017||Ford GT Coupe||1,017,500.00|
Million-Dollar Ferrari Results at Mecum Monterey 2022
Ferrari proved to be an especially desirable marque at the Mecum Monterey 2022 auction with three of the top-10-selling lots wearing the prancing horse emblem.
The top result in the Mecum auction was $2,860,000 paid for the 1958 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Tour de France’ Alloy Berlinetta. This Ferrari was raced in period and in addition to several class wins was the overall winner of the 1958 Coppa Sant’Ambroeus at Monza. The recently restored car was Ferrari Classiche certified.
Two of the prototypes from The Ferrari Prototype Collection were among the auction’s top 10 sellers, with the entire four-car assemblage selling for an aggregate $5.47 million. The collection’s 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari Prototype PS1 (Lot S33) achieved a $2.5 million sale, grabbing the fourth seat in top sales, and the 2012 Ferrari LaFerrari Prototype MP1 (Lot S34) reached $1.6 million, landing seat No. 6.
American Pre-War Classics at Mecum Monterey 2022
A prewar American classic, dubbed The Final Duesenberg Show Car, came in as the auction’s second-highest seller with a $2.7 million result. As the manufacturer’s last new model to be publicly displayed on the auto show circuit, the 1936 Duesenberg Model J Rollston Convertible Berline (Lot S37), J-586/2611, was featured at the 1936 New York Auto Show and was the most expensive vehicle on display.
Another prewar classic to earn top sales honors was Chassis No. 16-144-722 of The Greg Dawson Marmon Sixteen Collection with a $1.83 million sale. The 1931 Marmon Sixteen Convertible Coupe (Lot S64) is one of approximately five such vehicles that remain and features a multiple award winning restoration.
Further Top Results at Mecum Monterey 2022
Other top sellers at the auction included a 2014 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Jean-Pierre Wimille Legend Edition (Lot S50) that achieved $2.64 million and landed the auction’s third highest-selling slot, while a 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Lot S62) landed fifth at $1.71 million. The top 10 list was rounded out by a 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Lot S49) that sold for $1.49 million, a 1971 Plymouth Cuda Convertible (Lot F60) that brought $1.1 million and the 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 (Lot S58) previously owned by the late actor Paul Walker of “Fast & Furious” fame that achieved a $1.08 million sale. The car that Walker drove to promote the famous films—a 2001 Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R V-Spec II (Lot S68.1)—was also offered for sale at the Mecum Monterey auction, and it sold for a similarly strong $577,500.
Monterey Week 2022 Classic Car Auctions
Top classic car auctioneers with sales during Monterey Week 2022 include Gooding (Pebble Beach), Bonhams (Quail Lodge), RM Sotheby’s, Broad Arrow, and Mecum.
Monterey Week 2022 Auction Results:
Monterey Week 2022 Auction Previews:
Monterey Week 2022 Pre-Auction Announcements
- Bonhams: 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante
- Bonhams: 1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition (ex-Brigg Cunningham)
- Gooding: Top Bugattis (incl: Type 57SC Atalante & Type 35 Grand Prix)
- Gooding: Top Ferraris — classics and modern supercars
- Gooding: Top British Cars (incl: Bentley Blower and Eight Litre Sports Tourer)
- Gooding: Wonder Collection including 1999 Ferrari 333 SP
- Gooding: 1930s Classics from the Vincent Estate
- Mecum: Ferrari Prototypes and Marmon Classics
- RM Sotheby’s: 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport Spider by Scaglietti
- RM Sotheby’s: Schumacher 1998 Ferrari F300
- RM Sotheby’s: Masterworks of Design Collection (1924 Hispano-Suiza H6C “Tulipwood” Torpedo, 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster)
- RM Sotheby’s: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing
- RM Sotheby’s: 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C
- RM Sotheby’s: The Oscar Davis Collection of 27 vehicles valued at $100 million
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