The C&SC classic car auction results database

NB: This database is not designed to be viewed on mobile devices. Sorry!

Auctions make the classic car world go round.

They give enthusiasts a place to pick up a bargain or raise funds for a new purchase; they give us an idea of how the market is moving, and which makes and models are rising or falling in value; and they’re just great fun to read about – particularly when they involve multi-million-pound machines which we know we will never be able to afford ourselves.

Keeping tabs on them all can be tricky, though: each month see scores of sales take place, held by dozens of different auction houses – and that’s why we’ve created this classic car auction results database for you.


How to use the C&SC classic car auctions database

The C&SC classic car auctions database currently lists every vehicle sold at auction since the Monterey sales in August 2018. There are more than 12,000 of them already, and we’ll keep extending it each month from now on.

It can easily be ordered by sale price, sale date, car year or any of the other fields you can see above – simply click on the heading to order by that column, and click again to reverse the order.

We’ve also included filters. These let you specify that you only want to see results from UK sales of Ferraris in November, for instance, or worldwide sales of 1960s cars for the past three months. It’s entirely up to you how you explore the data and we suggest that you have a good play around with the options.

This is the first version of our database, and we know it’s not yet perfect. It’s currently designed for desktop only – blame Google for that! – and works much better in full-screen mode: to access this, click on the little rectangle symbol in the grey bar at the bottom right corner of the table.

We fully intend to improve the database from here, so please give us feedback on it by emailing with the subject heading AUCTIONS DATABASE.

Below, we’ve included some links to recent news stories and features that will help bring this table to life.

Enjoy – and do let us know what you think.

The latest auction results stories

XJ220 pair lead Silverstone Auctions sales

$2m Tucker on top in Tupelo museum charity sale

£1.9m Mercedes tops first RM Sotheby’s Essen sale

Big result for unique barn-find Bentley

Mercedes-Benz 540K reigns at Amelia Island concours

£1.7m Ferrari 275GTB is Amelia Island’s biggest seller

The 20 biggest sales at the Paris auctions

£14m Alfa Romeo 8C tops incredible Artcurial auction

Rare Ferrari F40 sets new world record at RM Sotheby’s Paris sale

Big Benz on top at Bonhams’ Paris sale

Barn-find Miura sells for £493,000

The biggest sellers at the Scottsdale auctions

£5.9m Ferrari 250GT on top at Scottsdale sales

The year’s 25 biggest classic car auction sales

Ex-Fangio Ferrari 290MM sells for $22m

The 50 most expensive cars ever sold at auction

The latest auction preview stories

21 of the best from RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba sale

Oldest surviving Porsche heading to auction

DB5 is first confirmed lot in Aston Martin summer sale

This unique, early racing Porsche is now for sale

Ex-Fangio Gordini to light up castle sale