The Best American Iron Selling at Monterey Classic Car Week

Monterey Classic Car Week has arrived. Here is our roundup of some of the hottest American star cars appearing at each auction:

RM Sothebys offers a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 RED/NART Le Mans racer at their Monterey sale (pictured above; RM Sotheby’s estimate: $1.4m–$2m). RM Sothebys’ sale takes place August 13–15. View all the RM Sothebys consignments here. View the digital catalog here.

Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction takes place August 15–16. Significant lots include a 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra, offered without reserve (Gooding estimate: $900k–$1m). View all the Gooding & Company consignments here.

Bonhams has consigned a 1963½ Ford Galaxie 500 R-code Factory Lightweight for their Carmel sale, taking place August 14 (Bonhams estimate: $140k–$180k). View all the current Bonhams consignments here.

A 1953 Packard Caribbean convertible cruises to the block at Russo and Steele’s August 13–15 Monterey auction. View all the featured Russo and Steele consignments here. View the digital catalog here.

A 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible crosses the block at Mecum’s August 13–15 Monterey sale (Mecum estimate: $2.5m–$3m). View all Mecum’s featured Monterey consignments here.

Rick Cole Auctions offers a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe described as “perhaps the lowest mile, totally unrestored and original L88 in existence” (Rick Cole estimate: $650k–$750k). Bidding is open August 13–15, and you can bid from your smart phone. View all the Rick Cole consignments here.

The JR Cannery Row Car & Yacht auction takes place August 12–15. Notable lots include a 1954 Oldsmobile radical custom known as “Joanne’s Dream.” View all the current JR consignments here.