To the couple of important events auto, RM Sothebys used to hold auctions of classic cars and exotic sports. In the framework of the Grand Prix of Monaco historic 2016, the auction house british made available to the best bidders no less than 126 lots, 39 corresponding to the collection Quattroroute in the first auction of the morning and the rest of the pieces, the more exclusive, in a second auction in the afternoon.
In ActualidadMotor we were present at the second auction, where there were two stars undisputed. On the one hand, a Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spider 1968 with an estimate of between 19 and 23 million euros, and on the other a Ferrari 340 America Barchetta, 1951 estimated at between 7.5 and 9 million euros. There were some lots that did not sell at the not reach the reserve price, in the same way that other far exceeded expectations while the less and without a reserve price, were awarded for amounts lower for the parts in question. Do you want to know which were the best cars auctioned off?
If we look at the value of the car, the most expensive was the Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spider 1968, which was not awarded to the not reached the reserve price. The forecast minimum was 19 million euros, but the bid stalled in a non-negligible 17 million euros. However, the second most important part of the day if that was awarded. For the Ferrari 340 America Barchetta, 1951 was paid 7.280.000 euros. By 2.772.000 euros was awarded to the Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution (1997, with an interesting list of achievements sports and being the only unit approved for the public highway.
A Mercedes 300 Sl “gullwing” had the honor of being the first car of the night in exceed one million euros, with a price award of 1.232.000 euros. Above are sold other cars very interesting as the only Tucker sold in Europe, a unit of 1948 with more than five years of restoration, which was awarded after a hammer blow by 1.344.000 euros. There is also mention of a Ferrari 275 GTS Pininfarina 1966 (1.792.000 €) and a Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet Vignale in 1952 (1.176.000 €). In any auction, the Ferrari’s are the cars most sought-after.
The Peugeot 205 T16 of Ari Vatanen will not be awarded
there Was a bidding conflict for some cars such as the Peugeot 205 T16 of Ari Vatanen, which was never awarded, though no doubt struggle more fierce the starred in a Renault 5 Turbo Group 5, 1982, with winners of sports and driven by Jean Ragnotti and Jean-Luc Thérier, which reached a price of 476.000 euros.