2015 Scottsdale Auto Auction Recap

1964 Ferrari 250 LM Coupe Sold For $9,625,000

1964 Ferrari 250 LM Coupe Sold For $9,625,000

Another year has come and gone for the highly anticipated Scottsdale Auto Auctions, and 2015 did not disappoint. While the numbers from last year’s events were amazing, all the data from this year’s auctions shows an increase in every category: more cars sold, higher sales amount for individual lots, and more money made cumulatively across all of the auctions.

  • Total dollar-amount of vehicles sold: $292.8 million
  • 86% sell-through rate (2,532 of 2,939)
  • Average sale price: $115, 729

The top ten highest bid vehicles also make up a varied list of beautiful cars that would make any classic car aficionado weak in the knees. This year the Barrett-Jackson auctions was even offered an additional day of auctions to accommodate the 141-car Ron Pratte Collection which sold for just over $35M on its own. Hagerty did a great job of putting together the top ten highest priced lots in the list below – of which Ferrari occupied 8 of the top 10 slots.

Overall Top 10 Sales:

1. 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Coupe Sold For $9,625,000 (RM)
2. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Coupe Sold For $9,405,000 (Bonhams)
3. 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Sold For $7,700,000 (Gooding)
4. 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 “Super Snake” Sold For $5,115,000 (BJ)
5. 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Aerodinamico Coupe Sold For $4,070,000 (Gooding)
6. 1950 General Motors Futurliner Parade Of Progress Tour Bus Sold For $4,000,000 (BJ) – Sold for charity
7. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Coupe Sold For $3,657,500 (RM)
8. 1973 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder Sold For $3,300,000 (RM)
8. 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special Motorama Concept Car Sold For $3,300,000 (BJ)
10. 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Longnose Coupe Sold For $2,750,000 (RM)
10. 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO Coupe Sold For $2,750,000 (RM)

For a more detailed breakdown of individual auction group top tens you can see the entire recap that Hagerty put together here.

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