Not long ago we told you that well known Porsche aficionado Jerry Seinfeld was going to part ways with a wide array of models from his collection – and now the feat is over, with the 15 units going away from home for $22 million.
Seinfeld has sold these 15 prized Porsches from his extensive collection during the Amelia Island Auction in Florida where the total income was a cool $22 million. Even though the famed comedian has said on more than one occasion he never bought the Porsches for profit last Friday night he did make a small fortune. The best–selling model was a 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder that was snatched for a pricey $5.3 million – at the low end of the estimation made by Gooding & Company. The night wasn’t all rosy as one of the models – a 2000 Porsche Carrera GT prototype that should have grabbed anywhere in between $1.5M and $2.3 million didn’t leave the garage after all. Additionally, a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder that should have been the real star of the event actually underperformed and sold for $3 million, after it was estimated between 5 and 7 million dollars.
By the way, believe it or not, Gooding & Company claims the vehicles that were offered at the auction only made up about 10 percent of Jerry Seinfeld’s collection. In addition to the 16 Porsches on offer, the actor also decided to part ways with two Volkswagens, a 1960 Beetle sold for $121,000 (a new Beetle auction all-time record) and a 1964 Camper that was auctioned for $99,000.