RM Sotheby’s Adds Third Night for 2024 Monterey Car Week

No Reserve at 2024 Monterey Car Week

RM Sotheby’s consigned a single-owner collection so significant for Monterey Car Week that they’ve added a third night to their auction. Now the sale will begin on Thursday, August 15 with nearly 50 cars being offered at no reserve.

The collection covers 56 years, running from 1951 to 2007 and consists of 18 different marques. A featured selection of the cars that will be offered at no reserve include an assortment of Ferraris, all of which are equipped with manual transmissions.

Aston Martins with History

An impressive array of Aston Martins will certainly draw lots of attention and bids. One of the Aston Martins set to be offered is a Bertone-bodied 1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe with a very interesting history that starts in Leavenworth and lead to the car becoming a three-time Pebble Beach award winner.

Also set to cross the auction block is a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible that is one of just 39 left-hand drive examples built. It retains its numbers-matching 4.0L straight-six engine and includes its BMIHT Certificate that confirms its correctly equipped with factory air conditioning, chrome wire wheels, power windows, triple carburetors, and a Blaupunkt radio.

Both of those Aston Martins are expected to bring more than $1,000,000 when they sell with no reserve.

300 SL Roadster Ultimate Evolution

An absolutely stunning 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster will also be offered that same night and is estimated to be worth $1,600,000 – $1,800,000 by RM Sotheby’s. This is an extremely collectible late-production example with disc brakes and an alloy engine block, essentially making this the best version of the 300 SL Roadster that was ever produced.

We’ll look at more of these no reserve cars along with everything else that will be on offer by RM Sotheby’s for the 2024 Monterey Car Week as it approaches, but it’s rare to see such an impressive collection being sold with no reserve by one of the major auction companies, not to mention the addition of a third night of the auction.