Name: 1968 Bizzarrini Strada 5300
Year(s) Produced: 1965-1968
Number Built: 133
Class: Sports car
Body Type: 2-door coupe
Engine: 5358cc, V8
Power: 400hp @ 6000 RPM
0-60mph: 6.4 seconds
Top Speed: 174 mph
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Length/width/height: 172 in/68.1 in/43.7 in
Wheelbase: 96.4 in.
Base Price: US$10,500 (NADA)
Current Value: US$1,010,800 (Keno Brothers Auction)
Keno Brothers ‘Rolling Sculpture’ Inaugural Auction held in New York brought sales in of $8.3m. Out of the 40 vehicles that were on offer, just 20 were sold. However the average sale price of a car was an impressive $415,000.
The event was held at at the Skylight in Clarkson Square Soho with over 1500 people present.
Keith Martin, publisher of ‘Sports Car Market’ noted that “The Keno Brothers have shown serious intent to be players in a competitive market – with every indication that their artistic and elegant style will precede each upcoming new opportunity”.
The top selling car of the night was a 1968 Bizzarrini Strada 5300, sold for $1,010,800.
The top 10 sales were the following:
- 1968 Bizzarrini Strada 5300 $1,010,800
- 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S $974,400
- 1965 Aston Martin DB5 $950,000
- 1968 Toyota 2000GT $683,200
- 1999 Lamborghini Diablo GT $616,000
- 1983 Porsche-March 83G-4 IMSA ‘Kreepy Krawly’ race car $509,600
- 2013 Lamborghini Aventador 50th anniversary $504,000
- 1929 Bugatti T40 $464,800
- 1997 Porsche Turbo 993 S $442,400
- 1961 Jaguar E-type roadster $380,800
Leslie Keno, CEO of Keno Fine Automobile Auctions said in a press release that “We’ve assembled a world-class team of specialists for each marque, including well-known historians, to provide the provenance of each car with as much clarity as possible”.
The second Keno brother Leigh who is also CEO stated that “the company’s transparency remains by providing all original authenticating reports for each vehicle to potential and winning bidders at the point of sale, with ongoing information to be delivered to the buyer as new reports emerge”.
Photo Credits: Renato Zacchia Photography