Concours of Elegance, Hampton Court Palace
Saturday 5th September 2020, 17:00 BST

Gooding & Company is hosting the highly anticipated “Passion of a Lifetime” auction – the company’s first-ever sale outside of the US – during the Concours of Elegance 2020. This historic venue, once home to Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty, will serve as an awe-inspiring setting to a landmark sale.

Fifteen extraordinary cars make up the lots, hailing from one of the world’s most revered private collections and representing the culmination of decades of research and dedication. The collector’s meticulous passion for the very finest brings together the most coveted and valuable examples of European sports and racing automobiles of the 20th century. Combined with Gooding & Company’s expertise in selling the highest-quality collector cars, the unmatched reputation of these examples presents a rare opportunity to acquire a masterpiece.

Pre-auction viewing in the palace’s Tudor courtyards is available to the general public with ticketed entry to the Concours of Elegance. This once-in-a-lifetime auction event will be staged in the palace’s elegant formal gardens, providing both telephone and absentee bids in lieu of the usual live audience. Celebrated auctioneer Charlie Ross, who brings his charismatic British charm to every Gooding & Company live auction event, will be commanding the auction stage. The live broadcast will be available on Gooding & Company’s website, YouTube channel, and mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Gooding & Company is celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and unparalleled service in the collector car market, offering a wide range of services including private sales, appraisals, and collection management.