2017 Santa Monica Auction In Review …
As the 2017 Santa Monica Auction begain to get traction in the late afternoon, exotic sports cars were drawing buyer’s attention. It was getting a little intense here in the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica as a 1992 Ferrari F40 sold for $870,000 making it the top sale of the day.
The Cars-On-Line’s car show team brought you some scintillating sights and sounds during this year’s 2017 Santa Monica Auction. RM Sotheby’s has proudly expanded its footprint in California as they hosted this year’s Santa Monica sale of fine collector cars.
Over 170 cars made up the auction docket. Here are some of the top cars. Click on each photo to bring up a full page of information on each car:
If you can’t make it to the Southern California car culture event, you can experience it all here with the Cars On Line.com staff as they watch it on a live stream. Although it was a little difficult to find the live video feed link on the RM Sotheby’s site, Cars On Line’s readers were able to access the 2017 Santa Monica Auction live video feed here on this page. Then, for those who follow the Cars On Line Facebook or Twitter pages, you would get alerts to let you know when some of the top cars were going to cross the auction block. Cars On Line fans were invited to join in on the conversation and predict what each car would sell for.
You can still follow this link to see the auction docket, listing all the cars in the order they came up in at Barker Hangar.
RM Sotheby’s has prepared a unique virtual catalog of many of the cars offered at the 2017 Santa Monica Auction. Follow this link to read their elegant catalog presentation with detailed photos.
Over the past five years, the Santa Monica Auction has emerged as a highlight on SoCal’s buzzing collector car scene. Last year, the auction generated $14.2 million in sales, with bidders from all over the globe. This year’s sale is sure to crush those numbers. It was that good.