Preview to the RM Sotheby’s auction in Scottsdale

2019 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet Exclusive Series ©2020 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

It will be busy days for the auction masters at the RM Sotheby’s auction next Janary 16th and 17th in Scottsdale. In these 2 days, an amazing number of 273 cars will cross the block. The type of cars offered in the RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale auction vary from saloons from the early 1900s all the way to modern sportscars like 2017 Ford GT. 13 of the cars in the auction have their origin in Zuffenhausen.. In this preview, we describe some of the interesting cars in the RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale auction, and the estimation of all Porsches. 

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

2005 Porsche Carrera GT Angus MacKenzie ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's
2005 Porsche Carrera GT Angus MacKenzie ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s – Chassis WP0CA29805L001301

Just as in the Gooding & Company auction, fans of the Porsche Carrera GT have a opportunity to bid on the ultra sportscar of the early 2000s. RM Sotheby’s offers a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT in the auction. This pristine car shows 2540 miles on the counter. This Porsche Carrera GT bears the chassis WP0CA29805L001301. First owner of the car  was Tony Kanaan, the 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner .

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Endurance Racing Edition

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Endurance Racing Edition ©2020 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Endurance Racing Edition ©2020 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

Porsche Exclusive has built just 235 of the Porsche 911 Carrera S Endurance Racing Edition to commemorate the hattrick of 3 consecutive victories of the Porsche 919 Hybrid at the Le Mans 24Hours from 2015 – 2017.  7 of these cars were deliverd to Canada, 3 out of them with a manual gearbox. That means you know this is a rare bird. A Canadian Porsche dealer ordered the car for his personal collection. Since new, the car only covered 950 miles. 

2019 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet Exclusive Series

2019 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet Exclusive Series ©2020 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

The Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series was originally intended as a run of 500 coupes to cap off the Type 991 production. However, subsequent demand for an open variant prompted Porsche Exclusive to create 200 special cabriolets for North American clients. This car (chassis WP0CD2A94KS144636) bears number 166/200. With only 19 kilometres on the counter, it is useless to tell this car comes as new. Ofcourse, this Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive cabriolet comes with all its original factory documentation and tools. The  Porsche new-vehicle warranty extends through 8 June 2023.

We strongly advise to have a PPI on any car you want to bid on. This report is based on information provided by the auctioneer, we have not seen the cars with our own eyes. 

The Porsches in the 2020 RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale auction

Lot 116 : 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet Exclusive Series Estimation $300,000 – $350,000
Lot 128 : 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Estimation $180,000 – $200,000
Lot 144 : 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Flatnose Cabriolet Estimation $275,000- $325,000
Lot 164 : 2005 Porsche Carrera GT Estimation $750,000 – $850,000
Lot 165 : 1972 Porsche 911 T Estimation $100,000 – $125,000
Lot 221 : 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Estimation $350,000 – $400,000
Lot 223 : 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Endurance Racing Edition Estimation $150,000 – $175,000
Lot 226 :  1953 Porsche 356 Coupe by Reutter $125,000 – $150,000
Lot 232: 1962 Porsche 356B 1600 Twin Grille Roadster by D’Ieteren Estimation $275,000 – $325,000
Lot 236 : 1976 Porsche 914 Estimation $60,000 – $70,000
Lot 243 : 1961 Porsche 356 B Cabriolet by Reutter Estimation $125,000 – $160,000
Lot 259 : 1958 Porsche 356 A 1600S Cabriolet by Reutter Estimation $175,000 – $200,000
lot 264 : 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo ‘Flat Nose’ Cabriolet Estimation $150,000 – $200,000

Pictures courtesy RM Sotheby’s