The weather is warm outside, but The Finest Automobile Auctions is taking the upcoming sale on September 17 to Snowmass, Colorado. No matter the season, the beautiful mountain town of just 2,000 people promises a picturesque onsite environment. On the heels of the company’s first live auction at the Elegance at Hershey, the company is gearing up for the event at another incredible venue – the Snowmass Club. But the real star of the show is the incredible collection of vehicles that will be displayed and sold during the event. Some of the most highly sought after cars fill the catalog. Here are the can’t-miss vehicles you’ll find in The Finest Automobile Auctions at Snowmass:
- 1924 Amilcar CGS3: The quintessential French sports car, this 1924 Amilcar CGS3 Boat Tail is extremely lightweight with a four-cylinder motor. It is a pleasure to drive and a jewel to behold. Est. $110,000 - $125,000.
- 1969 Mercedes Benz 280SL: Featuring a low waistline, big curved greenhouse windows and a Coupe Roadster with detachable hardtop, the Mercedes-Benz 280SL earned itself the nickname “pagoda top.” The 280SL was the final W113 model to receive an increased engine displacement. Est: $140,000 - $165,000.
- 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton: The first American-designed and built front wheel-drive car with independent front suspension, the Cord 812 followed the 1934 Citroën Traction Avant and the Cord L-29, which were also the first to offer hidden headlights. Est: $120,000 - $140,000.
- 1948 Fiat 500B Topolino Cabriolet: A revision to the smallest mass-produced car of its time, the Fiat 500 “Topolino” has gained the attention of car collectors in recent years. This particular vehicle has taken top honors at multiple shows since 2008, making it among the very best examples in the world.
- 1952 Jaguar XK120 Coupe: Offered for sale is an exquisite, low mile example, which underwent a comprehensive restoration in the 1990s. The vehicle has matching numbers throughout and a JDHT Certificate.
- 1988 Ferrari Testarossa: This is not just an iconic 80s supercar. This excellent example of a 1988 Testarossa shows just 19,500 miles from new and is in fantastic condition with original Nero paintwork. The 4.9-liter flat twelve engine is fresh, with an exceptionally clean engine bay.