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Jerry Seinfeld Is Auctioning Off Some of His Classic Porsches

If you’ve got the money, you now can become the proud owner of some classic Porsches belonging to Jerry Seinfeld. They will be auctioned off at the Amelia Island Auction in Florida on March 11.
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Jerry Seinfeld's classic Porsches1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR1958 Porsche 356 Speedster1958 Porsche 356 Speedster1958 Porsche 356 Speedster1958 Porsche 356 Speedster1955 Porsche 550 Spyder1955 Porsche 550 Spyder1955 Porsche 550 Spyder1955 Porsche 550 Spyder
It is not yet known how many Porsches Seinfeld is selling, but they represent about 10 percent of his collection.

The first one to go under the hammer is a 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder, a car with quite a history behind it. Apart from all its racing history, the 550 Spyder is also known as the car that James Dean crashed and died in at the age of 24.

Seinfeld's 550 Spyder is expected to fetch somewhere between $5 and $6 million.

The second car is a 1958 Carrera Speedster, one of only 151 ever built, and one of only thirteen finished in a unique green called Auratium. This one is expected to fetch at least $2 million.

A 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera is joining the other two, and its estimated sale price is between $1.2 and $1.5 million. Also with a vast racing history behind, the car was the first of fifteen RSRs built specifically to compete in the International Race of Champions in 1973 and 1974.

I’ve never bought a car as an investment. I don’t really even think of myself as a collector. I just love cars. And I still love these cars. But it’s time to send some of them back into the world, for someone else to enjoy, as I have,” Jerry Seinfeld stated.

David Gooding, President of Gooding & Company, said that “We are grateful and honored to be entrusted with these superb examples of the collection of Jerry Seinfeld, these cars epitomize the highest of quality and pedigree. Jerry’s keen eye for significant Porsches, the care and pride he takes in maintaining his spectacular collection and his enthusiasm and passion for the Porsche marque, makes this one of our most thrilling sales in our company’s history.

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