RM Sotheby’s auctions The Taj Ma Garaj Collection

RM Sotheby auctions Taj Ma Garaj collection

Highly sought after Porsches and Volkswagens

Late John Dixon had a love affair with Porsche. While he was driving an American muscle car, he was passed by a Porsche 911. That sort of triggered John Dixon to go find a car like that. Just a few months later he purchased his first Porsche 911. The rest is history. In the 1990s his collection started growing, and John Dixon bought several highly collectible Porsche’s. Highlights in the collection are without any doubt the Porsche 356 Carrera GT Speedster, and the 1952 Porsche 356 pre-A Gläser Cabriolet.  John Dixon wasn’t afraid to bring something special either. I remember the first time I saw the Porsche 356 Limousin and the Porsche 356 Sedan Delivery, powered by a 4-cam Carrera Engine at the Porsche 356 Speedster 50th anniversary meeting.  In 2013, John Dixon lost the battle against cancer. September 28, 2019, RM Sotheby’s will be auctioning the complete collection of over 30 Porsche’s and Volkswagens and approximately 350 lots of memorabilia. 

RM Sotheby auctions Taj Ma Garaj collection
RM Sotheby auctions Taj Ma Garaj collection

John opened the Taj Ma Garaj Collection to thousands of visitors over the years. He was proud to share his passion with fellow enthusiasts. John Dixon used to host charity car shows frequently. On top of that, he offered the collection site as an event facility. John Dixon was as knowledgeable about his cars as he was passionate. Among the cars that will cross the block are both low-mileage cars, as pure fun cars. All cars are offered without reserve. The auction will take place in Dayton, OH. We will come to you with a more detailed report about the auction later, so stay tuned. 

Porsche Memorabilia in the RM Sotheby’s Taj Ma Garaj Auction

1968 Porsche Targa Florio poster signed by Vic Elford
Porsche helicopter engine
Arova-Porsche 212 Skibob, with Framed Christophorus Article
Rothmans Porsche 944 Billboard

Porsche cars in the RM Sotheby’s Taj Ma Garaj Auction

1967 Porsche 911 Coupe
1952 Porsche 356 pre-A Gläser Cabriolet
1997 Porsche 911 Turbo
1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring
1951 Porsche 356 pre A 
1953 Porsche 356 Limousin
1956 Porsche 356 Speedster Dragster
1957 Porsche 356 Carrera GT Speedster
1956 Porsche 356 Sedan Delivery
1967 Porsche 911 Coupe RHD
1967 Porsche 911 S Coupe
1969 Porsche 912 Coupe by Karmann
1970 Porche 914-6 by Karmann
1974 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe
1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS Clubsport
1983 Porsche 911 SC Cabriolet
1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe project
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Flat-nose 
1988 Porsche 944 Rothmans Turbo Cup
2007 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
1959 Porsche Diesel-Standard 208-N
1960 Porsche Diesel-Junior 108-K

Pictures courtesy RM Sotheby’s