After teasing us with only three examples last month, Gooding & Company has finally revealed Jerry Seinfeld’s full suite of Porsches it will sell at its upcoming Amelia Island Auction.
When the event kicks off this March in Florida, 18 cars from Seinfeld’s collection will be up for bidding. Two Volkswagens will be included, a Beetle and a Microbus, while the other 16 represent some of history’s most sought-after Porsches.
Predicted to snare the auction’s largest sale is Seinfeld’s ’55 blue 550 Spyder. Gooding & Company estimates it’ll fetch somewhere between US$5m and US$6m, notably more than a US$3.7m silver example sold for in 2012.
There’s also his immaculate 718 RSK up for grabs, a sale which coincides with Porsche’s release of the new 718 Boxster and Cayman, while some significant race cars have bobbed up too. His ’73 Sunoco 917/30 Can-Am Spyder will be joined by a 1990 white 962C.
The lot will also feature a prototype Carrera GT, and a ’74 911 Carrera RSR imported by Roger Penske for the International Race of Champions.
“I never bought a car as an investment,” Seinfeld says in a press release. “I just love cars. But it’s time to send some of them back into the world, for someone else to enjoy, as I have.
“If I had unlimited time, space and attention span I would never sell one of them. My enthusiasm for this pursuit remains quite insane and I am very fortunate to have many other cars I get to look after.”
He isn’t joking about many others. It’s said these 18 cars make up only a tenth of his collection, which is thought to be the most impressive this side of Stuttgart’s museum.
We can only imagine the quality of the goodies he considers worth keeping.
Scroll down for Gooding & Company’s full list for sale and see what we mean:
Pictures via Gooding & Company
1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1955 Porsche 550 Spyder (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1959 Porsche 718 RSK (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1958 Porsche 356 A 1500 GS/GT Carrera Speedster (photo by Brian Henniker)2000 Porsche Carrera GT Prototype (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1990 Porsche 962C (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1998 Porsche 993 3.8 Cup RSR (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1963 Porsche 356 B 2000 GS Carrera 2 Coupe (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR (photo by Brian Henniker)1994 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6 S Flachbau (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1957 Porsche 356 A Speedster (photo by Brian Henniker)2012 Porsche 997 GT3 4.0 Cup "Brumos Commemorative Edition" (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)1958 Porsche 597 Jagdwagen (photo by Mathieu Heurtault)2011 Porsche 997 Speedster (photo by Brian Henniker)1989 Porsche 911 Speedster (photo by Brian Henniker)1966 Porsche 911 (photo by Brian Henniker)1960 Volkswagen Beetle (photo by Brian Henniker)1964 Volkswagen Microbus (photo by Brian Henniker)
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