Blog Posts Tagged with: Gooding & Company
1968 Chevrolet Sportvan 108: An Underdog Story
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
A sea of Mercedes, Ferraris, and Porsches had their moments of fame on theGooding & Companystage this year at their Scottsdale auction. Gooding's annual event in downtown Scottsdale is typically reserved for six and seven figure cars, with a few affordable collector rides sprinkled in among the big ticket treasures. After a walkthrough of the auction preview, most observers would agree that a cuteharvest gold 1973...
Don’t Fear the Auction - Advice for the First Timer
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Selling a classic car at auction can be rather nerve-wracking, especially if you’ve never done it before. Your list of concerns is a mile long: The car will be in the lime-light and exposed to so many people. How will the auction company handle the car? What happens if it doesn’t sell? It goes on, but it’s not as scary as you may think.David Gooding & Charlie Ross, Pebble Beach 2013I recently had a conversation with Morgan...
Reality Bites: Reflections on Scottsdale
Friday, January 24th, 2014
Jim FiskeI like the winter weather in Arizona a lot more than here in the northeast. Why? Because of the outside temperature. For example, today there isn’t one. As in zero. Nada. Zilch. Null. Last week in Scottsdale it was a high of 75, with temps dropping to 45 at night. Brrr. I needed a light jacket last week. Today I came to work dressed like the Michelin...
Top Five Things You Need to Know From Monterey Car Week 2013
Friday, August 23rd, 2013
1. A 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria takes Best of Show at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. This year, nothing could beat the custom-bodied Packard that spent most of it's life in Puerto Rico - at one point a taxi on the Caribbean Island. Rescued from the edge of "gone forever", the car underwent a painstaking restoration over a three year period. The efforts of those who worked on the car...
Auction Watch: 1974 Lancia Stratos HF
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Gooding & Company is offering up approximately 160 cars at its 2013 Pebble Beach Auction on August 17 and 18. As in years past, Gooding comes up with some of the most amazing, rare, and unique cars from around the world. Big kids in a big candy store compete for their favorite vintage wheels from around the world. For me, the strange is most attractive, and this year, Gooding is offering an interesting 1974 Lancia Stratos...
Market Analysis: 1971 Citroen SM Coupe
Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Donald Osborne, Sports Car Market magazine
Market Analysis: 1971 Citroen SM Coupe
Most of the SMs still living are cars with needs, but this car is not one of them
What makes this Citroën SM special is that it is as close to a new car as is possible to be following a no-expense-spared restoration. It was given to the renowned Garage du Lac, run by Vincent Crescia in Switzerland, for a total mechanical and body rebuild.
Arizona Auction Tours with Classic Motorsports Magazine
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Our exclusive, behind-the-scenes Classic Motorsports magazine auction tours are on again in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to tours of RM Auctions and Russo and Steele, we're adding two new exclusive sales tours to the list: Barrett-Jackson and Gooding & Company. The tours are filling up fast, so sign up and reserve your spot soon.
The tour dates and times are:
Wednesday, January 16:
Barrett-Jackson: 10 a.m.
Pocket Guide to the Monterey Auctions
Monday, August 13th, 2012
If you're heading to Monterey this week, don't travel without our Pocket Guide.
Download your copy here
Inside, you'll find:
The Auctions: The essential information about each event
Concours and Events: What, when and where
The Timeline: When everything happens
The Map: where everything is, and how to get there...
The Beautiful Bentley Continental
Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Bentley introduced its first Continental in 1952 with the purpose of greater speed and performance with a small sacrifice to comfort. Of course, it's still a Bentley, so the ride was still pretty plush. The model took advantage of some fabulous coachwork that was available on the R-Type chassis througout the 1950s. The most celebrated was the light alloy-bodied Continental R produced by HJ Mulliner from 1952. The car featured a...
World Record Porsche at Gooding & Co Amelia Island 2012
Saturday, March 10th, 2012
This year's Gooding & Company Auction at Amelia Island was a real treat for Porsche fans. The well-respected auction house offered the most comprehensive and significant collection of turbo-charged Porsches ever amassed. As you may have seen from our prior blogs and Gooding's website, the collection of Porsches were owned by the Drendel Family of the late Matthew Drendel. The lot of Porsches included cars that had extraordinary...