Jerry Seinfeld sells 17 cars for $22 million
Jewish comedian previously said he would have held onto them in an ideal world.
Jerry Seinfeld sold 17 collectible cars at auction for more than $22 million.
The Jewish comedian’s cars – 15 Porsches and two Volkswagens – brought in $22,244,500 this weekend, according to the Los Angeles Times. A 1955 Porsche 55 Spyder alone went for more than $5 million.
Seinfeld is known to be a car aficionado. In his web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” — which featured President Barack Obama in December — he goes out to eat with a well-known comedian in a vintage car.
Gooding & Co. estimated the auction would actually bring in $10 million more than it did, Jalopnik said.
The “Seinfeld” star and co-creator showed up at the auction house to promote the sale.
Seinfeld had previously said he loved owning the cars and would have held onto them in an ideal world.
“[T]he reason I wanted to bid these cars farewell in
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