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 |  Feb 14 2012, 7:01 PM


One of the world’s finest private collection of Porsches will be heading to Amelia Island to be auctioned off. The collection is so impressive that Gooding & Company has moved the start time of the auction to 11 a.m. in order to accommodate the 18-car collection.

The Drendel Family Collection of Porsches consists of both street-legal and track cars from 1973 to 1997. Eleven of the 18 will be offered without a reserve, though the best picks, which include a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder, will retain a minimum sale price.

If your budget isn’t able to accommodate such extravagance, there are still plenty of no-reserve picks available, including a 1980 Porsche 924 Carrera GT Le Mans, 1980 Porsche Indy Car and a 1987 McLaren-Porsche MP4/3 Formula One.

The Amelia Island Auction will take place on March 9, beginning at 11 a.m. The estimated range of these Porsches span from $30,000 to upwards of $4-million, making this quite a collection to say the least.

“The result of well-developed connoisseurship and deep passion, Matthew Drendel built what has become the world’s most significant private collection of turbocharged Porsches,” said David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company.

“It’s a very rare occurrence when a refined, single-marque collection of high-quality road and race cars is offered to the public. We feel privileged to have been selected to present the Drendel Family Collection in Amelia Island.”

GALLERY: Drendel Family Collection of Porsches


Refer to the list below for a complete list of the collection.

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