Results from RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island
On Friday, March 8th, the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2019 was held on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida. This year, the sale features more than 140 automobiles and totaled 84 percent sell-through rate. Take a look at some of the auction results that stunned the audience.
Lots from the single-owner Youngtimer Collection opened the sale, with the first lot consisting of a 1993 Mazda RX-7 bring an above-estimate of $50,400, setting a record for the model at auction. Within the Collection, a 1996 Nissan 300 ZX Twin Turbo sold for $53,200, a 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC AMG 6.0 ‘Wide-Body’ reached $179,200, and a 1994 BMW 850 CSi achieved $184,800, all eclipsing or reaching the top end of the high estimate. An original 1994 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo Targa, which had less than 11,200 miles from new, sparked an interest with many buyers in the room. The sale price for this vehicle reached $173,600 and exceeded the current auction record for the stock model, estimated at around $100k to $120k.
Sales continued to climb throughout the day. A Euro-spec 1992 Ferrari F40 achieved $1,017,000 and a 2015 McLaren P1 sold for a solid $1,490,000. The 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 ‘Sang Noir’ was sold for $1,500,000.
The sale session was led by the top sale of the entire week, a 1965 Ferrari 275 GBT, which sold for a final price of $2,205,000. The award-winning 275 GBT retains its original, matching-numbers engine.
RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2019 – Top Ten Auction Results
- 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB – $2,205,000
- 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 – $1,792,500
- 1930 Duesenberg Model J LeBaron Dual Cowl Phaeton – $1,650,000
- 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Sang Noir – $1,500,000
- 2015 McLaren P1 – $1,490,000
- 1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Cabriolet Le Dandy – $1,352,500
- 1934 Packard Twelve Individual Custom Convertible Sedan – $1,325,000
- 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder – $1,187,500
- 1992 Ferrari F40 – $1,017,000
- 2017 Ferrari F12 tdf – $967,500
For complete results, please visit RM Sotheby’s.
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