2017-2018 Yearbook

Highlights of the 2017-2018 Edition

Since 1994, the Classic Car Auction Yearbook has been the ‘bible’ of the collector car market offering readers an unparalleled, in-depth analysis of top international auction sales data, following how important cars, marques and models have performed among a variety of scopes. The entire book is written in English.

Chapters in the 2017-2018 edition include the Market Analysis; Authors’ comment with 21 color graphs; Graphs of the prices achieved by cars offered and sold in earlier time (by specific chassis in three currencies); The Top 226 cars of the 2017-2018 season; Top 100 for make & country statistics; Statistics for make; Average price achieved graphs; the 2017-2018 season “TOP TEN” with case study; Auction season results with 5,628 cars (of 308 makes); 25 years of TOP FIVE; 25 years of TOP FIVE for Makes; and TOP TWENTY for both pre- and post-war of the last 25 seasons.

  • Top Twenty Post-War and Pre-War Cars of the Past 25 Seasons

    Two separate lists showing the top 20 sales for both pre-war and post-war cars sold at auction from the past 25 seasons

  • Author's Comment

    A view for readers of the auction season describing the graphs and statistics provided for a better understanding and interpretation of the data in the Yearbook

  • Graphs and Statistics

    All new statistics in the Authors' Comments section tracking data such as the absolute number of cars sold and the cars offered "without reserve," among others

  • Graphs of Cars Sold

    Graphs tracking specific cars in three currencies, by chassis, sold over time

  • Twenty-five Years of Top Five for Makes

    A record of the absolute top five auction sales for each make, dating back to the 1993-1994 season

  • 2017-2018 Market Analysis

    A market analysis of the last classic car auction season, carried out by the department heads of the world's leading collector car auction houses

  • Twenty-four years of Top Five

    A list of the top five cars sold at auction for each season, dating back to 1993-1994

  • 2017-2018 Top Ten Descriptions

    Descriptions and photos taken from the auction house catalogues of the top ten cars sold at auction this season

  • Statistics for Make from 1993-1994

    Statistics of the 14 most important makes since the 1993-1994 season

  • Average Price Achieved

    Graphs showing the average prices of significant models, tracked year by year in three currencies

  • Top 226 Cars of the Season

    The top 226 lots sold above $1 million during the 2017-2018 season

  • 2017-2018 Auction Season Results

    An extensive listing of cars offered at auction from the 1st September 2017 until the 31st August 2018