17 over-the-top auction sales of 2017


Where there is a “winner” there also is a “loser.” Life sometimes works that way.

In this look back at the 2017 classic car auctions, the winners were the sellers. These 17 cars were judged “over the top” in the prices they achieved, which means the buyers overpaid, and—ultimately—lost.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/12/21/2017-over-the-top-auction-sales


Of all possible color combinations of exterior/interior/stinger on the 67 427/435 roadster, this is the most rare… I’m told just 4 were built. Crazy price? Yes. Will another one soon surface for sale? Doubtful.