Gooding and Company Scottsdale Auction 2011 – Preview

1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL RoadsterGooding & Company will hold its 2011 Scottsdale Auction event on January 21-22 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 4th annual Gooding Scottsdale auction will again comprise two days, with an auction on Friday, January 21st in addition to the Saturday, January 22nd sale.

Gooding has assembled 130 cars for its 2011 Scottsdale Auction, headlined by the 1930 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton; 1948 Tucker 48; 1941 Chrysler Newport Dual Cowl Phaeton; 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS; 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic and a survivor 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster.

The Gooding Scottsdale auction will also feature a collection of Ferrari and Italian supercars on behalf of the estate of the renowned collector Benny Caiola. The offered cars include a Ferrari FXX Evoluzione, Maserati MC 12, Ferrari F40, Ferrari F50 and a sports racing Ferrari 333 SP.

“We are honored to present the private collection of Benny Caiola in Scottsdale this January,” says David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company. “These modern supercars represent an exciting shift in the collector hobby, where today’s leading prototypes are now being considered to be instant collectibles on the international stage.”

The Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction 2011 will be held on Friday, January 21 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, January 22 at 11 a.m. at 68th Street and East Camelback Road adjoining Scottsdale Fashion Square. Auction previews will be held Thursday, January 20 from 9:00am – 6:00pm, Friday, January 21 from 9:00am – 6:00pm and Saturday, January 22 from 9:00am – 6:00pm. An auction catalog for $75 admits two to the viewing and auction. General admission tickets can be purchased at the door for $30 per person.

For more information, contact Gooding & Company at (310) 899-1960 or visit www.goodingco.com.

Previous Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction Results

2010 Results
2009 Results
2008 Results
Cars Offered
125
101
71
Cars Sold
114
84
64
Sales Rate
91%
83%
90%
Total Sales
$33,990,250
$32,442,950
$21,029,700
Average Price
$298,160
$386,225
$328,589
Top Sale
1956 Jaguar D-Type Sports Racer; $3,740,000
1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider; $4,950,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider; $3,300,000

Gooding Scottsdale Auction 2011 – Preview

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB
Lot 15 - 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB - Estimate $700,000 - $800,000. Chassis 06751 is a matching-numbers example documented by Marcel Massini.
1958 AC Ace Bristol
Lot 17 - 1958 AC Ace Bristol - Estimate $250,000 - $325,000. Chassis BEX468 is numbers-matching car; less than 100 miles since full restoration.
1967 Ghia 450 SS Convertible
Lot 18 - 1967 Ghia 450 SS Convertible - Estimate $100,000 - $130,000. Believed to be one of only 22 surviving examples; restored by Art Chrisman in 1991; offered without reserve.
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Lot 23 - 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS - Estimate Unavailable. Chassis 904-017 carries strong West Coast racing history with many class and overall victories in period; documented provenance and history; offered in 1964 USRRC racing livery.
1964 Shelby 289 Cobra
Lot 32 - 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra - Estimate $525,000 - $625,000. CSX 2289 is genuine unrestored, black-plate California car; featured in the preservation class at Pebble Beach Concours 2010.
2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition Package
Lot 37 - 2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition Package - Estimate $300,000 - $400,000. Featured in Iron Man and Redline movies and by Saleen as press car; first 1,000 bhp twin-turbocharged S7.
1965 Shelby GT350 R
Lot 39 - 1965 Shelby GT350 R - Estimate $650,000 - $850,000. Chassis SFM5R108 is one of 36 R-Models built; Sebring class winner and participant at Daytona; 1966 SCCA Southwest Division and 1967 B-Production champion; ex-Pedro Rodriguez.
1999 Ferrari 333 SP
Lot 52 - 1999 Ferrari 333 SP - Estimate $800,000 - $1,000,000. From the estate of Benny Caiola; designed by Dallara and constructed by Michelotto; chassis 028 is an unmodified, one-owner example.
Maserati MC12
Lot 54 - 2005 Maserati MC12 - Estimate $1,100,000 - $1,400,000. From the estate of Benny Caiola; chassis ZAMDF44B000016975 is 31st of 50 built; owned by Caiola from new.
Ferrari FXX Evoluzione
Lot 58 - 2006 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione - Estimate $2,200,000 - $2,500,000. From the estate of Benny Caiola; chassis ZFFHX62X00014635 is one of 30 built; offered with build records, FXX Programme containers and Ferrari Classiche certification.
1930 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton
Lot 111 - 1930 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton - Estimate $1,200,000 - $1,600,000. Coachwork by LeBaron; original chassis, engine and bodywork; formerly the property of A.J. Hoe, Dan Williams, Rick Carroll and General Lyon.
1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Lot 126 - 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster - Estimate Unavailable. Lowest-mileage, unrestored example known to exist with only 7,367 miles from new; numbers-matching example; factory-delivered paint, interior, hardtop and tires; complete with tools, books, records and original Bill of Sale.
1948 Tucker 48
Lot 128 - 1948 Tucker 48 - Estimate Unavailable. Offered in near-original, unrestored condition, having traveled only 10,000 miles since new; single ownership for over 50 years; considered to have raced at Bonneville, achieving a top speed of 134 mph; only known Tucker with high-speed rear end.
1941 Chrysler Newport Dual Cowl Phaeton
Lot 133 - 1941 Chrysler Newport Dual Cowl Phaeton - Estimate $950,000 - $1,300,000. Coachwork by LeBaron; first of five Newport Phaetons; participant in the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
1933 Stutz DV-32 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Lot 139 - 1933 Stutz DV-32 Dual Cowl Phaeton - Estimate $500,000 - $650,000. Believed to be only surviving DV-32 Dual Cowl Phaeton; former 100-point CCCA award winner; ex-Bill Harrah and Irving Davis.
Ferrari Daytona Spider
Lot 147 - 1972 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spider - Estimate $900,000 - $1,100,000. Chassis 15383 has known ownership from new; Ferrari Classiche-certified; complete with tools and documentation.
1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic
Lot 157 - 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic - Estimate $1,100,000 - $1,400,000. Coachwork by Ghia; first of 15 8V Supersonics; only one owner for over 55 years; approximately 17,000 miles from new.

[Source: Gooding & Company]