The "Venice of America" was filled with the glorious sound of engines revving, last weekend, at RM Auction's sensational Collectors Cars of Fort Lauderdale event.
The auction's top lot sold on Saturday, a magnificent 1935 Auburn 851 SC Convertible Sedan once owned by the Mayor of Auburn, Indiana.
Previously displayed in the A-C-D Museum, this supercharged, dual-ratio example has a well-documented history.
Before its restoration was even complete, the Auburn won CCCA Primary first place, second at the fall A-C-D show and another second at the Glenmoor Gathering.
Well above its pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$150,000, the historic Sedan sold for $211,750.
Other top sales included a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, sold for $209,000; a 1931 Cadillac Model 370-A V12 Convertible Coupe, auctioned at $209,000; and a 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible, which brought $187,000.