Chrome jewels for half a billion: the most expensive classic cars 2021

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Chrome jewels for half a billion: the most expensive classic cars 2021

Chrome jewels for half a billion: the most expensive classic cars 2021-chrome
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Chrome jewels for more than half a billion dollars

Chrome jewels for half a billion: the most expensive classic cars 2021-chrome

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Classic auctions: Chrom jewels for half a billion: The most expensive classic cars 2021
Especially in stormy times, many focus on permanent values. With the necessary change, in addition to real estate, this is also expensive and rare classic cars. Site shows the most expensive classics of 2021.

Over a "phenomenonally successful year", now that in 2021 it was coming to an end, Gord Duff. The man is the chief one -more auction house for the finest classic cars, RM Sotheby’s from Blenheim in the Canadian province of Ontario. "We have successfully mastered all obstacles that pandemic in our way in our way and are now looking forward to an exciting 2022," he proudly announced.

Auction houses: boom despite Corona

Sotheby’s indeed has every reason to let the champagne corks pop on New Year’s Eve. A total of 25 auctions, including twelve online and 13 with a bidding audience on site, made almost $ 407 million ringing in the cash register (just more than 360 million euros) in the cash register. In addition, there were $ 150 million (134 million euros) from normal sales of classic cars on behalf of private collectors. The bottom line is the proud sum of well more than half a billion dollars. Traditionally, the dollar was particularly relaxed in the pockets of the interested parties, which from 12. Up to 14. August am Pebble Beach in Monterey, California, had gathered on the occasion of the three-day Southeby’s auction on the Pacific coast. Of the 161 old and youngtimers offered there, among which there were also two motorcycles and a bicycle lex, 90 percent changed owners.

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Authors-Union Mobility/RM Sotheby’s Chrome jewels for more than half a billion dollars

One million dollars per car

On average, each of the vehicles achieved just more than one million dollars. The successful bidder for the Velosolex was the 50 -year -old Mofa 66.000 dollars (58.740 euros) value. First and foremost, only because in 1971 Hollywood size Steve McQueen was curved around on the set during the filming for his film "Le Mans".At the end of the year, the auctionators of RM Sotheby’s had taken a total of 3446 vehicles and automobile rarities from 46 countries under the hammer and aroused the interest of wealthy bidders from 70 nations. Over half of them had thrown their eye on the offer of the Canadian market leader for the first time.

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Authors-Union Mobility/RM Sotheby’s Chrome jewels for more than half a billion dollars

The 10 most expensive classic cars

The ten leaders among the auctioned chrome jewels were:

  • 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato (sold in Monterey for 9.520.000 dollars / 8.473.000 euros)
  • 1962 Ferrari 268 SP from Fantuzzi (sold in Monterey for 7.705.000 /6.858.000 €)
  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione from Scaglietti (in Monterey sold for 7.705.000 /6.858.000 €)
  • 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione from Pinin Farina (from the Guikas collection sold for 7.024.370 $ / 6.125.170 €)
  • McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25A Formula 1 from 2010 (6.528.470 $ / 5.810.000 €)- A Jaguar D-Type from 1955 (sold in Arizona for 6.000.000 /5.340.000 €)
  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta "Tour de France" by Scaglietti (sold in Monterey for $ six million)
  • 1929 Duesenberg Model J "Disappearing Top" Torpedo by Murphy (sells on Amelia Island for 5.725.000 /4.695.000 €)
  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pinin Farina (from the Guikas collection sold for 5.014.470 $ / 4.579.000 €)
  • Bugatti Type 57 SC Tourer from Corsica from 1937 (sold in Arizona for 4.735.000 /4.214.000 €)

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Authors-Union Mobility/RM Sotheby’s Chrome jewels for more than half a billion dollars

Steve McQueens Porsche 917 remained under expectations

However, the goal of getting a double-digit dollar million amount was denied this year. For a sum of between an estimated 16 million as a minimum price and $ 18.5 million, i.e. up to 16.5 million euros, a Porsche 917 K of 1970 should be worth. After all, he had played a major role in the film "Le Mans". But no one was ready to put more than $ 15 million on the table for the racing car. So the car stayed in the garage. (AUM/HRR)

This article was written by Hans-Robert Richarz, Cen

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