Luxury Car News: Talk about getting off to a good start! The results of Gooding & Company’s debut in Northern Florida’s Amelia Island were nothing short of spectacular! With a total of 58 out of 71 lots sold, the auction held at the Amelia Island Plantation on March 12 reported more than $16.1 million total sales. Two world records occurred in regard to sales price for two of the three million-dollar lots.
The auction’s top seller, a 1931 Voisin C20 V12 Mylord Demi-Berline, established a new world record for the car with a sale of $2.75 million. A 1961 Porsche RS61, which also set a new world record for that vehicle, sold at $1.75 million. A 1932 Bugatti Type 50 Drop Head Coupe rounded out the top three selling at $1.1 million.
Next up: Pebble Beach Auction—Pebble Beach Equestrian Center—August 14-15, 2010; catalogs are available.