10 Jun $7.2 Million and a 71% increase in Total Sales at Russo and Steele’s 2015 Newport Beach Collector Automobile Auction

For Immediate Release

Scottsdale, Arizona (June 10, 2015) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts.Much more than a tagline, it’s our lifestyle, and it’s one that has clearly infused our third annual auction event at Newport Beach. Building on the foundation of results from Russo and Steele’s 15th Anniversary kick-off celebration in Scottsdale in January, Newport Beach’s outstanding selection of collector automobiles kept record numbers of bidders and spectators alike active and poised on their collective toes.

While we are working hard to finish processing post sales and calculate final event totals, early numbers indicate excellent overall results of $7.2 Million Dollars in total sales. This represents a total sales increase of 71% and nearly $3 Million Dollars over 2014’s event totals. At the time of writing, our notable sales list for Newport Beach 2015 include:

2005 Porsche Carrera GT – $840,000

2006 Ford GT – $337,700

2012 Lexus LFA – $335,000

1971 Maserati Ghibli – $226,600

1957 Porsche 356 T1 Cabriolet – $181,500

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Custom – $159,500

1966 Shelby GT350H – $137,500

1958 Fiat 750 Abarth – $136,640

1962 Chevrolet Corvette – $130,000

1964 Volkswagen Type II Dual Cab Transporter – $89,100

A thrilling experience on all levels, our Newport Beach auction has garnered amazing excitement and excellent results. Full results will be posted as soon as possible, so be sure to visit us online at www.russoandsteele.com. In the meantime, the Russo and Steele team are working hard to build yet another outstanding selection of top-notch collector cars for this year’s edition of our highly anticipated Monterey, California auctions August 13-15. The Monterey consignment list is building fast and we and look forward to seeing you at our prime location next to historic Fisherman’s Wharf, where you will be able to experience the incomparable Russo and Steele difference for yourself. We are currently inviting consignments and look forward to giving your special car or collection the best pre-sale and onsite marketing and exposure.

For further supporting documentation, high-resolution images, or more information about the Russo and Steele Newport Beach ‘15 auction and our upcoming Monterey event, please contact Darin Roberge at darin@russoandsteele.com.

About Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions

For Enthusiasts by Enthusiasts™. It’s not just a tagline – it’s our lifestyle! As one of the nation’s premier collector-car auction houses, Russo and Steele celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2015 and continues to innovate, set new records, and attract clients worldwide as an exciting alternative to traditional collector-car auctions. In addition to the stellar collector automobiles we offer, our thrilling auction experience and high-octane passion are simply unattainable from anyone else. Auctions include our signature event in Scottsdale, Arizona every January, followed by Newport Beach, California in June, and Monterey, California in August.


Media Contact:
Darin Roberge