Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island

This past weekend RM Auctions held their Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. Over $23 million worth of cars were sold at an astounding 87% sell-through rate. “This year’s Amelia Island weekend was once again a great success for the RM team with over $23 million in sales and more accolades for RM Auto Restoration. We’re very pleased with the results achieved both in the auction room and on the show field, as well as the strong global interest in the sale – bidders hailed from 16 countries around the world,” said Rob Myers, Chairman and Founder, RM Auctions. Here are the top 5 Million Dollar-Plus cars sold...

5 - 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta 

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island
This sports car is one of 330 built in total by Ferrari. It had "some" renovation, touch-ups and an engine overhaul and it's SICK. See more of the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta here

THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: 275 Year: 1967 Engine: 3.3L V12 Horsepower: 300 Sale Price: $1,100,000  

4 - 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island
This 1972 Daytona Spyder features the ultimate front-engine Ferrari GT with iconic Pininfarina styling. It is one of 121 examples built. See more of the 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder here

THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: 365 Year: 1972 Engine: 4.4L V12 Horsepower: 352 Sale Price: $1,210,000  

3 - 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island
This vantage convertible is only one of seven original vantage powered DB5 convertibles to be made. It has been restored to award-winning standards. See more of the 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible here

THE BASICS Make: Aston Martin Model: DB5 Year: 1965 Engine: 4.0L 6-cylinder Horsepower: 325 Sale Price: $1,210,000  

2 - 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island
This unique 1956 Ferrari is one of only four examples ever produced. It features a rare 410 Superamerica-style, Pinin Farina Berlinetta coachwork. See more of the 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale here

THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: 250 Year: 1956 Engine: 3.0L V12 Horsepower: 240 Sale Price: $1,430,000  

1 - 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Amelia Island
Top honors went to a stunning 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe by The Hayes Body Corporation – a stunning, one-off design statement by Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky, widely recognized as the most significant L-29 in existence. An outstanding example of Classic Era styling, the ‘Hayes Coupe’ garnered strong attention from bidders in the room and on the phones, selling for an impressive $2,420,000 to applause from the crowd. This coupe was also the winner of the 1930 Paris, Monte Carlo and Beaulieu Concours d’Elegance. See more of the 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe here

THE BASICS Make: Cord Model: L-29 Year: 1929 Engine: 4.9L 8-cylinder Horsepower: 125 Sale Price: $2,420,000   Credit: RM Auctions Photos Credit: Copyright Darin Schnabel and Glenn Zanotti

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