Auctionata Auctions Off Covetable Classic Cars
Start your engines.
On November 24, Auctionata will be live streaming their auction of 36 modern and timeless classics, including American and European luxury automobile manufacturers such as Maserati, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, Fiat, Mercedes, and Cadillac.
The Ferrari Testarossa above, with an estimate of €140,000 ($150,352), has become an iconic car of the 1980s via numerous appearances in American films and television shows. Most recently a Testarossa was featured in The Wolf of Wall Street, where Leonardo DiCaprio’s character, Jordan Belfort, struggles to get into his pristine white Testarossa after a night of hard living.
Other modern classics include a blue 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL “Pagoda” with an estimate of €100,000 ($107,325) and a red 1991 Ferrari F355 GTB F1 that is estimated at €84,000 ($90,153).
Timeless classics include a gray 1965 Mercedes Benz-300 SE W112 with an estimate of €50,000 ($53,697 ), a rare champagne yellow hardtop version of the 1962 Porsche 356 B Karman with an estimate of €85,000 ($91,226), a 1938 DKW F8 Sport, Roadster Special with an estimate of €42,000 ($45,177), and a black 1949 Tatra 600 Tatraplan with an estimate of €42,000 ($45,076).
In September, during a “Ferrari Only” sale, Auctionata offered retired German racer Michael Schumacher’s legendary Formula Ferrari; its highest selling lot from was a 1991 Ferriari F40 that sold for €1,064,000 ($1,142,682).
This upcoming December, Auctionata will host another “Ferrari Only” sale.
The market for classic and rare cars has been robust lately; last year, Bonhams broke the world record for the most expensive car when a Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta sold for $38.1 million. This year, a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM sold for $17.6 million in an auction at RM Sotheby’s. And this May, Bonhams set an online auction record selling a Porsche Type 962 for a record €1.5 million ($2.3 million) and the combined total achieved at auction was €5.5 million ($6 million).
A public viewing will be held at ACC Auto Classics Club in Berlin on Sunday, November 22 at 12-6pm.
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