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The star of the entire fortnight is a 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is ...

The star of the entire fortnight is a 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is in with a rough chance of breaking the world record for an automobile at auction. It's estimated price of EUR €28,000,000 to €32,000,000 ($30,520,000 to $34,880,000) suggests it will still reach stratospheric heights in auction history, most likely becoming the sixth car to sell for more than $20 million, an evens chance of becoming the second car to sell for more than $30 million and an outside chance of the record. (Credit: Artcurial) View gallery (389 images)

The next fortnight sees one of the most concentrated periods of auction activity outside the Monterey Car Week auctions each August. Whereas Monterey attracts many cars at the very top end of the market, this next fortnight will see a lot of activity in cars above a million dollars, but not quite at Top 100 prices, essentially top 1,500 prices begin around one million dollars whereas an entry into the top 100 currently requires a car to have sold for more than US$4.6 million.

The action is spread across two main locations in Scottsdale, Arizona (aka Phoenix) and Paris, France, where the Retromobile Exhibition is held in the city which pioneered auto racing 120 years ago. All of the major auction houses are involved, with RM-Sotheby's and Bonhams holding auctions in both locations, Artcurial holding the official Retromobile auction, and Gooding & Company rounding out the major auction events in Scottsdale.

In the week leading up to the elite Scottsdale auctions, both Mecum and Barrett-Jackson also hold massive auctions, Mecum selling 3,000 cars in Kissimmee, Florida from January 15 to January 24 and Barrett-Jackson selling 1,700 vehicles at its Scottsdale auction from January 24 to January 31, 2016. Barrett-Jackson is the only one of the major auction houses which does not post estimated values on its cars, and is hence not included in this preview (though the cars it sells will be included in the post-auction report), while Mecum is likely to sell a number of million dollar cars and has been included.

The star of the entire fortnight is a 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is in with a rough chance of breaking the world record for an automobile at auction. The record was broken for the fifth time in six years on August 14, 2014 when a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at Bonham's Quail Lodge auction (during Monterey Car Week) for $38,115,000.

The 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner held the record for 20 years prior to that flurry of activity which saw its $8,532,588 price (astonishing for 30 years ago) topped by first the $10.9 million Ferrari California Spider in 2008 then a $12.4 million Ferrari Testa Rossa, a $16.4 million Ferrari Testa Rossa, Juan Manuel Fangio's $30 million Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow W196, then the 250 GTO and all in quick succession.

Several cars have since been considered as threats to the record, but the $29.6 million fetched by Fangio's Silver Arrow is still the nearest price ever to the GTO's $38.11 million and $8.5 million is a huge gap.

There are still only five cars in history that have sold for more than $20 million and they have all sold in the last three years: the Ferrari GTO ($38.1 million by Bonhams on 14 August, 2014), Fangio's Silver Arrow ($29.6 million by Bonhams on 12 July, 2013), a 1956 Ferrari 290 MM for $28.05 million (RM-Sotheby's on 10 December, 2015), a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S NART Spider for $27,500,000 (RM-Sotheby's on 17 August, 2013) and a 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale for $26,400,000 (RM-Sotheby's on 16 August, 2014).

Momentum says it's just a matter of time before another record is set.

This Ferrari 335 S Spider has an estimate of €28,000,000 to €32,000,000 ($30,520,000 to $34,880,000) and is hence the latest contender with a chance to become the most expensive car in the world. Its estimated price by Artcurial suggests it will still reach stratospheric heights in auction history, most likely becoming the sixth car to sell for more than $20 million, an evens chance of becoming the second car to sell for more than $30 million and an outside chance of the record. As we all know, anything could happen on the day if two people really want the same car.

For Paris-based Artcurial, a car in the top 10 would be yet another triumph as the company has grown from relative obscurity in the car area just a few years ago, to become one of the elite collectible car auction houses. The two highest estimates during this fortnight of auctions are both Artcurial offerings.

Built in 1957, this Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti was first driven by Peter Collins and Maurice Trintignant in the 1957 Sebring 12 Hours, then by Wolfgang von Trips in the Mille Miglia in May of that year, where it finished in second place. Mike Hawthorn (World F1 champ in 1958) drove the car in the 24 Heures du Mans, setting the first lap record in the history of the event of over 200 km/h.

The car has many more prestigious races to its name including the Swedish Grand Prix and Venezuela Grand Prix in 1957, as well as the Cuba Grand Prix, which it won at the hands of racing legend Sir Stirling Moss in 1958.

The car goes to auction on 5 February, 2016, the final day of the auction period covered in this preview and we'll have a full report soon thereafter. There's also more detail below on the Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti.

Retromobile's wonderful festival

Part of the charm of the Retromobile Festival is the diversity of the desirable objects that come to auction, and this one's a treasure. In the midst of Artcurial's offerings is a vintage yacht. "Moonbeam of Fife" was designed by William Fife III and built by Fairlie boatyard in 1903. It is in every respect a living relic of a different age, which is beautifully explained in the auction description. It describes the boat thus: "Everything is perfect on this iconic and stunning boat, from its hull design, simple and powerful rig, high-quality materials, its history, its racing performances through to its name which sounds like a track on a jazz record. A living work of art that continues to enthrall both connoisseurs and newcomers, and promises many more unforgettable adventures!"

Moonbeam was restored in 2006 by Fairlie Restorations (now Fairlie Yachts), its home port is Saint-Tropez, it has been maintained annually at the Monaco Marine boatyard, carries a captain, a second and a sailor (all year) and a hostess (7 months per year) and can support 24 guests for coastal sailing and 10 guests for off shore sailing.

The auction estimate of $545,000 to $1,635,000 is quite broad, and it will be worth watching how much interest it attracts.

We've scoured the lots of all the above auctions and produced a list of the cars likely to top the million dollar mark and they are listed below, complete with hi-res images and links to the official auction pages. We'll report back in early February when the final hammer has fallen.

1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti

Estimated price: $30,520,000 to $34,880,000

Auction: Artcurial - Retromobile, Paris, 2016, Lot 170

Already described in detail above, a most significant aspect of his car's provenance is that it was once part of the Bardinon Collection. In 1970, the car was bought by famous collector Pierre Bardinon, who during the second half of the twentieth century amassed over 70 factory Ferraris comprising the most iconic models in the history of the brand. Bardinon was the heir to a family fortune in leatherware, most notably the family's business was the creator of the "Bomber Jacket." When Enzo Ferrari was once asked why Ferrari did not have a museum (it has now), he said, "Bardinon has done it for me."

Bardinon's collection contained only major cars representing the first twenty-five years of the brand. His collection was generally regarded as the most important Ferrari collection in the world, and included a 166 MM, this 335 S, three 250 GTOs, a 330 P4, a 312 P(B), four Le Mans winners, and thirteen single-seaters. Bardinon died in 2012, but cars from his collection will remain treasured, not just for their individual importance, but as having been part of the most valued Ferrari Collection ever.

1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

Estimated price: $9,810,000 to $13,080,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 138

The very last Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta of 165 examples built and surely one of the very few that has never been raced. That's particularly exceptional because this model swept all before it on the racetrack, winning the Tour de France Automobile in 1960, 1961 and 1962, the GT category of the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1960 and 1961 and the Nürburgring 1,000 km in 1961 and 1962.

For many, the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB is the most beautiful Ferrari ever produced, with a pure and minimalist form that is unrivaled, with no superfluous detail to spoil the rare elegance and efficiency of its design. In addition to the aesthetic triumph is the sporting success the model enjoyed, without which a competition car has no reason to be. This car has a continuous history which is devoid of accidents or excessive restoration, and has been in the same family for more than 30 years. Most importantly it will open the doors to all the most prestigious historic events, whether on the road, track, or concours.

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster by Sindelfingen

Estimated price: $10,000,000 to $13,000,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 242

Only 25 Mercedes–Benz 540K Spezial Roadsters were ever made, far fewer have survived to this day, and the massive, handcrafted art deco sculpture was the absolute pinnacle of automotive desirability from the moment it was launched at the Paris Auto Salon in 1936.

The 540K engine produced 115 bhp without the supercharger engaged and 180 bhp when the compressor clutched in at full throttle (or as desired) giving it a top speed approaching 110 mph, very impressive for eighty years ago. And you really do need to see one of these behemoths in the flesh to comprehend just how big it is – it's five meters long (196.9 in) and 1.8 meters wide (70.9 in). Check the specs on your car and you'll understand why its performance was so "spezial" in the day.

In May 1938, the 540K was tested by Autocar magazine (UK) and achieved the highest top speed of any car it had ever tested: 104.65 mph (168.5 km/h).

The world record price for a 540K Spezial Roadster is $11,770,000, achieved by Gooding & Company at Pebble Beach in 2012 for the legendary 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Spezial Roadster of Baroness Gisela von Krieger of Prussia. Among the very elite of international society, the beautiful Baroness was named one of the ten most fashionable women in the world, mixed with European society's elite, led a very colorful lifestyle and kept the car until her passing in 1989. The full story is in our regularly-updated Top 100 Most Expensive cars of all-time feature and it's worth the time.

This car is a pre-production example and will most likely set a new record for the model, being originally delivered to the United States (and hence left-hand-drive) in the most desirable long tail and high door configuration. Remarkably for an eighty year old car, it has only traveled 10,277 miles from new.

1950 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S Berlinetta Le Mans

Estimated price: $5,750,000 to $6,500,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 33

One of only six examples of the Berlinetta Le Mans, this car was built by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan, campaigned by the Ferrari factory in Italian races, and displayed at the 1950 Paris Auto Salon. Sold new to racing legend and winning America's Cup skipper Briggs Cunningham, this car was raced at Sebring, Buenos Aires, Watkins Glen and Bridgehampton in period. In more recent times it has taken part in such important historical events as the Mille Miglia Storica and Goodwood Festival of Speed. Fully restored, this important competition Ferrari is an entry ticket to the world's most exclusive classic car events.

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Speciale

Estimated price: $3,400,000 to $4,000,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 145

Unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show in 1967, the 330 GTC Speciale was hailed as a brilliant Ferrari-Pininfarina collaboration. The modern design captured the very essence of late 1960s motoring, combining features from Pininfarina's latest show and concept cars. One of only four examples ever built, and featuring razor-edge lines, curved glass and trailing pillars creating a dramatic and beautiful effect, chassis 10107 was initially sold to an important and influential customer – Maria Maddalena Da Lisca. The heiress of a prominent Tuscan family, Maria Maddalena was the wife of famed Italian pasta manufacturer Pietro Barilla, who was a personal friend of Enzo Ferrari. This car has been thoroughly documented by Ferrari historian Marcel Massini and is an ideal entry into the finest international concours d'elegance.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Berlinetta

Estimated price: $2,700,000 to $3,800,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 335

Ferrari's 275 series was blessed with a Pininfarina body inspired by the mighty 250 GTO, and a 280 hp version of the Colombo V12 engine. Bonham's auction page for this car has a quote from a 1965 Sport Auto article by Jose Roskinski: 'The 275 GTB is... a superlatively vigorous, very agile and quick automobile. Its comfort, the quality of its finish, the original lines of its bodywork all justify its exceptionally high price, for it is an exceptional automobile. It is a thoroughbred, with luxury devoid of excess, and a fiery temperament... '

From the summary of that auction description: Rarer - and quicker - than a 250 GT SWB yet considerably less expensive than a 250 GTO, the desirable 275 GTB 'torque tube' version is a landmark model in the technological evolution of Ferrari's road cars, as well as being one of its most beautiful.

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica LWB Coupé Aerodinamico

Estimated price: $3,270,000 to $3,597,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 152

The first of only 18 second-series long-wheelbase examples of the Superamerica Aerodinamico that were produced, this car was once part of renowned Yoshiho Matsuda Collection. It was fully restored in 2008 by Berlinetta Motors in St. Ingbert, Germany.

1929 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe by Murphy

Estimated price: $3,000,000 to $3,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 133

The Duesenberg Model J was designed to be America's alternative to the prestigious European brands such as Rolls-Royce, Hispano-Suiza, Isotta-Fraschini and Mercedes-Benz and it certainly succeeded. Its announcement shook the US automobile industry and momentarily halted trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Its owners included royalty such as King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, King Alfonso XIII of Spain, the Duke of Windsor, Prince Nicholas of Romania (who bought three and raced one at Le Mans) and Queen Maria of Yugoslavia, a client list Ettore Bugatti would have coveted for his Royale which was produced in the same time-frame and was never once purchased by royalty. Noted automotive enthusiast King Alfonso had a vast fleet of exquisite cars, but when he was overthrown by the revolution in Spain, he chose his Deusenberg to take into exile with him.

Movie stars too purchased the Duesenberg Model J in droves and such was the esteem of the marque, that Greta Garbo, Mae West, Dolores del Rio, Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Tyrone Power, Clark Gable and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson gained just as much prestige from driving the Doozy as it did from them driving it. Dolores del Rio's husband, Cedric Gibbons, the famous film art director and creator of the Oscar statuette, was also a Duesy owner.

The list of high profile owners was a veritable who's who: abstract artist Rudolf Bauer, industrialist Howard Hughes, spiritual leader Father Divine, gangster Al Capone, socialite (owner of the Hope Diamond and she even rates a mention in the famous Cole Porter song "Anything Goes") Evalyn Walsh McLean, William Randolph Hearst and the Mars, Whitney, and Wrigley families all had Model Js. Given that only 480 Model Js were ever produced, that's quite some clientele.

Walter M. Murphy's lesser-known design for the Duesenberg Model J chassis is the Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe which combines the standard convertible coupe's lines with the flowing tapered rear deck of a "boattail" speedster. Few Duesenbergs so beautifully combined the marque's performance ethos with the glamour of a status symbol quite as well as this car. Accordingly, the Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe has become one of the most remembered and revered of all the company's creations and is among the most hotly desired by enthusiasts worldwide.

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta

Estimated price: $2,800,000 to $3,500,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot S119

The final major refinement to the series was the GTB/4 which used a 3.3 L version of the V-12 engine with two overhead cams per cylinder and 300 hp.

Prices are continuing to rise for the 275 GTB branch of the illustrious Ferrari family tree, with both open and closed top variants of the model inside the top 10 cars ever sold: a near perfect 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S N.A.R.T. Spider sold for $27,500,000 at Pebble Beach, 2013 and a 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale sold for $26,400,000 at Pebble Beach, 2014. The series represented a new direction for Ferrari, very fast, very competent touring cars, not the thinly-disguised racers which built the name.

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible

Estimated price: $2,750,000 to $3,500,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot F109

Many claim the Cuda Hemi Convertible was the first American muscle car to broach $1,000,000 at auction back in 2002, though we still cannot verify this claim (please use the comments section if you can assist). While the 2002 claim might be another internet-generated-myth based on a speculative headline, there's no doubt the limited edition droptop cuda is one of the most collectible of the American muscle cars, with only 14 produced in 1970 and 11 in 1971 before production ceased of the rare 426 cubic inch, 425 horsepower model.

The Cuda Hemi Convertible car has definitely been a $2 million dollar car for a decade, first broaching that barrier at Scottsdale in January, 2006 when Barrett-Jackson sold a 1970 model for $2,160,000. RM beat the 2006 model auction record at Scottsdale the following year (2007) when it sold a 1971 model for $2,420,000, creating a record that stood for seven years.

In Seattle in 2014, a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible sold for $3.5 million, creating yet another auction record for the model which is generally regarded as the crown jewel of American muscle cars. The reality TV drama which played out on NBCSN is worth watching as the car crept past $3 million and edged towards its reserve.

Another Cuda sold for $2,475,000 in Monterey in August, 2015, to become the second highest priced Cuda Hemi Convertible ever sold at auction. It's also hard to see the price going down for this model as there are far more maturing baby boomers with cash to splash and a hankering for procuring a car they once dreamed about owning, than genuine cars still out there. It's a sign of the times and the power of American muscle car culture that the Cuda Hemi Convertible should be more valuable than the Ferrari dream cars of the rest of the world from the same era. Probably the first big sale of the auction period, as it sells today.

1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Torpedo Sports by Barker

Estimated price: $2,500,000 to $3,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 248

One of history's most beautiful and timeless automotive designs was created by Barker, best known for its conservative design as the longstanding coachbuilder for both Rolls-Royce and British royalty. Created for the 1930 London Motor Show, the two-passenger Phantom II Torpedo Sports is probably the most sporting Rolls-Royce Phantom ever built and led to further orders, of which this is one. It is believed that this car was originally delivered to Maharaja Gulab Singh of Rewa, one of the many Indian royals who were devoted Rolls-Royce clients at the time.

1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra

Estimated price: $2,500,000 to $3,300,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 140

This 427 cubic inch Competition Cobra (chassis number CSX 3010) is the tenth of only 23 built by Shelby, and although originally purchased for road use, this car changed hands, then went on to win the 1968 United States SCCA A Production Championship then changed hands again and subsequently won the 1971 Eastern Canadian Endurance Championship, validating the authenticity of the marque in true fashion.

Now the veteran of many historic racing events and 1,000-mile tours, this 620 bhp 50-year-old car has a healthy wild side.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose

Estimated price: $2,600,000 to $3,000,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016, Lot 49

Another desirable car from the 275 series.

1989 Porsche 962

Estimated price: $2,500,000 to $3,000,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee Lot S98

This is the car (Chassis 108C-2), which won the 1989 Daytona 24 Hour, 1989 Palm Beach Grand Prix and the 1989 Porsche Cup USA and is generally acknowledged as the fastest 962 of the period. It was described by Derek Bell as his favorite 962 and driven to his last 24 Hour victory. Presented in its famous Miller and BF Goodrich livery, the car was campaigned by Jim Busby Racing for a grand total of 11 top-five qualifying runs and 5 podium finishes during the 1988-89 seasons.

1995 Ferrari F50

Estimated price: $2,500,000 to $2,900,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 126

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder by Wendler

Estimated price: $2,398,000 to $2,834,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 143

The 550 Spyder put Porsche on the map as a serious competitor on the world's racing tracks; indeed, the diminutive mid-engined roadster generated the nickname "Giant Killer" for its ability to defeat much more powerful rivals. Introduced at the 1953 Paris Auto Show, the 550 and its second iteration, the 550A, remained in production through February of 1959, and a total of 130 chassis were constructed before the 718 RSK Spyders appeared.

2003 Ferrari Enzo

Estimated price: $2,400,000 to $2,800,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 122

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti

Estimated price: $2,400,000 to $2,800,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 145

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

Estimated price: $2,400,000 to $2,800,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 240

1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible

Estimated price: $2,250,000 to $2,750,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot F102

1999 Bugatti EB112 Berline

Estimated price: $2,180,000 to $2,725,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 213

1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

Estimated price: $2,200,000 to $2,500,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 127

1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Convertible

Estimated price: $2,000,000 to $2,500,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot F111

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

Estimated price: $2,000,000 to $2,400,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 19

1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV by Bertone

Estimated price: $2,000,000 to $2,400,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 132

1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton

Estimated price: $1,800,000 to $2,400,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 51

1957 BMW 507 Roadster Series II

Estimated price: $2,071,000 to $2,398,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 150

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet

Estimated price: $2,000,000 to $2,300,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 124

2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Coupe

Estimated price: $2,000,000 to $2,200,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 352

2015 McLaren P1

Estimated price: $1,900,000 to $2,200,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 12

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet

Estimated price: $1,800,000 to $2,200,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 41

1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe by Vignale

Estimated price: $1,800,000 to $2,200,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 227

1953 Fiat 8v Elaborata

Estimated price: No official estimate but can reasonably be expected to sell for more than $1.8 million

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 60

2004 Ferrari Enzo

Estimated price: $1,635,000 to $2,180,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 138

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II

Estimated price: $1,800,000 to $2,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 149

1939 SS 100 Jaguar 2½-Litre Roadster by Van den Plas

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $2,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 231

1965 Ferrari 275 GTS by Pininfarina

Estimated price: $1,600,000 to $2,000,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 232

1959 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder Prototype by Vignale

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $2,000,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 139

1962 Maserati 5000 GT Coupe by Allemano

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $2,000,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 126

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Pininfarina Series II

Estimated price: $1,526,000 to $1,962,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 200

1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $1,800,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 21

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Coupe

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $1,800,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 44

1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe by Ghia

Estimated price: $1,500,000 to $1,800,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 254

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C SS Berlinetta by Zagato

Estimated price: $1,400,000 to $1,800,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 245

1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport

Estimated price: $1,471,500 to $1,689,500

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 187

1997 Ferrari F50

Estimated price: $1,417,000 to $1,635,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 141

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Convertible Series 5

Estimated price: $1,362,500 to $1,635,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 157

1975 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 coupé "Periscopio"

Estimated price: $1,308,000 to $1,635,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 148

1963 Shelby 289 Cobra "Dragonsnake"

Estimated price: $1,400,000 to $1,600,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 251

1990 Ferrari F40

Estimated price: $1,300,000 to $1,600,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 120

1955 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Estimated price: $1,300,000 to $1,600,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 137

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Estimated price: $1,300,000 to $1,600,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 148

1988 Porsche 959

Estimated price: $1,308,000 to $1,526,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 142

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimated price: $1,090,000 to $1,526,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 151

1971 Lamborghini Miura LP400 S by Bertone

Estimated price: $1,300,000 to $1,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 250

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Estimated price: $1,250,000 to $1,500,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 131

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Estimated price: $1,250,000 to $1,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 239

2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta

Estimated price: $1,100,000 to $1,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 138

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimated price: $1,100,000 to $1,500,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 117

1963 Aston Martin DB5

Estimated price: $1,199,000 to $1,417,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 144

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimated price: $1,200,000 to $1,400,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 13

1934 Duesenberg Model J Town Car by Murphy

Estimated price: $1,200,000 to $1,400,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 236

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

Estimated price: $1,100,000 to $1,400,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 35

1988 Porsche 959 "Komfort"

Estimated price: $1,100,000 to $1,400,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 213

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider

Estimated price: $980,000 to $1,400,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 347

This 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider by Pinin Farina, was one of the display cars at the 1955 Salon de l'Automobile de Bruxelles and is believed to be the car pictured above at the 1955 Salon de l'Automobile de Geneve.

1989 Ferrari F40

Estimated price: $1,090,000 to $1,308,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 145

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Tubolare Zagato

Estimated price: $1,035,500 to $1,308,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 149

1995 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport

Estimated price: $872,000 to $1,308,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 211

1995 Bugatti EB110 SS "Sport Competizione - Le Mans"

Estimated price: $872,000 to $1,308,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 212

1928 Mercedes-Benz 630k La Baule Transformable

Estimated price: $1,000,000 to $1,300,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 34

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet A

Estimated price: $1,000,000 to $1,300,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 246

1990 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta

Estimated price: $1,000,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 336

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta

Estimated price: $1,000,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 62

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Estimated price: $1,000,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 158

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot S90.1

1937 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B Berlinette

Estimated price: $820,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 374

1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,200,000

Auction: Mecum Kissimmee Lot F100

1970 Lamborghini Miura S

Estimated price: $981,000 to $1,199,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 202

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Estimated price: $950,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 55

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra

Estimated price: $950,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 219

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 59

1931 Bugatti Type 49 Roadster by Gangloff

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 128

1952 Cunningham C3 Coupe by Vignale

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 229

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America by Pinin Farina

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 249

1911 Lozier Model 51 Seven-Passenger Touring

Estimated price: $900,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 230

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

Estimated price: $870,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: Bonhams - Paris 2016 Lot 343

1964 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,100,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 108

1926 Bentley 6,5 L Tourer Vanden Plas

Estimated price: $899,250 to $1,035,500

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 197

1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost "Roi-Des-Belges"

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,000,000

Auction: Bonhams - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 65

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,000,000

Auction: Mecum - Kissimmee 2016 Lot F107

1967 Toyota 2000GT

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,000,000

Auction: Mecum Kissimmee 2016 LOT S200

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,000,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 29

1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe

Estimated price: $800,000 to $1,000,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 39

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Estimated price: $817,500 to $981,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 169

1951 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d'Este Coupé by Touring

Estimated price: $817,500 to $981,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 148

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti

Estimated price: $763,000 to $981,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Paris 2016 Lot 125

1986 Ferrari Testarossa Spider Valeo

Estimated price: $741,200 to $981,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 116

1962 Shelby Cobra

Estimated price: $800,000 to $950,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 155

1967 Toyota 2000 GT

Estimated price: $750,000 to $950,000

Auction: Gooding - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 27

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

Estimated price: $850,000 to $925,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 115

1967 Toyota 2000GT

Estimated price: $800,000 to $900,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 255

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

Estimated price: $750,000 to $900,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 156

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta

Estimated price: $750,000 to $875,000

Auction: RM Sotheby's - Scottsdale 2016 Lot 163

1971 Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB/4 Spider, conversion par Straman

Estimated price: $735,750 to $872,000

Auction: Artcurial - Paris 2016 Lot 174

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