Race-Bred Rarity: RM Sotheby’s Offers Merced...

HIGHLY COVETED PORSCHE 550A SPYDER COMPLETES THE UNPARALLELED AUCTION LINEUP   MONTEREY DIGITAL CATALOGUE NOW AVAILABLE RM Sotheby’s reveals final entries for its most historic Monterey auction to date, 24-25 August Final highlights led by Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR, one of the rarest German sports racing cars ever produced Exceptional lineup of 150 cars includes Porsche 550A Spyder and Mercedes-AMG GT3 ‘Laureus’ offered for charity Monterey digital catalogue and all entries now available at rmsothebys.com BLENHEIM, Ontario (25 July 2018) – RM Sotheby’s has announced final headline entries for its Monterey sale, 24-25 August at the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center. Adding to what is...

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The Most Valuable Car Ever Offered at Auction

1962 FERRARI 250 GTO TO HEADLINE RM SOTHEBY’S FLAGSHIP MONTEREY SALE The Holy Grail: highly original, numbers-matching 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO set to star at RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale, 24-25 August One of just 36 built, the GTO boasts successful period racing history, including winning the 1962 Italian National GT Championship (victories in 9 out of 10 races) and 1st in class at the 1963 and 1964 Targa Florio Estimated to bring in excess of $45 million, the GTO is the most valuable car ever offered for public sale View Ferrari 250 GTO on track with current owner Dr. Greg Whitten, an early Microsoft employee, at the wheel: http://bit.ly/250GTO18 Further information and updated list of entries for Monterey...

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31 of 50 – 2005 Maserati MC12 Sep28

31 of 50 – 2005 Maserati MC12

630 bhp, 5,998 cc DOHC 65-degree V-12 engine, six-speed Cambriocorsa paddle-shift transmission, front and rear suspension with double wishbones, steel dampers, and coaxial coils and springs, and four-wheel Brembo cross-drilled and ventilated disc brakes. Wheelbase: 110.2 in. The Italian supercar…perfected! Maserati FIA GT racing pedigree and design…for the road! The 31st of only 50 examples built; unquestionably one of the finest in existence Two owners and less than 770 kilometers from new One of the most stylish designs of the modern era Can one improve upon the Ferrari Enzo? This was the question Maserati faced when they decided to produce their own supercar. As Maserati was again coming into...

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America’s First Toyota 2000GT Jul03

America’s First Toyota 2000GT

150 bhp, 2,000 cc DOHC Yamaha aluminum hemi-head inline six-cylinder engine with three Solex carburetors, five-speed fully synchronized manual transmission with overdrive, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel power-assisted Dunlop disc brakes. Wheelbase: 91.7 in. The first U.S.-delivery and first left-hand-drive 2000GT Known ownership from new; unrestored and incredibly well preserved One of the most original surviving examples The ultimate and first Japanese supercar Sold for $825,000 by RM Sotheby’s Part of the Pinnacle Portfolio “Get down!” Gunfire erupts and James Bond jumps into a white Japanese sports car. The car speeds onto the streets of Tokyo, its twin-cam straight-six...

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1937 Lincoln Model K Two-Window Sedan Jun10

1937 Lincoln Model K...

Body Style 354A. 150 bhp, 414 cu. in. L-head V-12 engine, three-speed manual transmission, solid front and live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel power-assisted mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 136 in. Chassis no. K-7816 Engine no. K-7816 A CCCA Full Classic Showing...

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1938 Delahaye 135 MS Coupe by Figoni et Falaschi Jun01

1938 Delahaye 135 MS...

Chassis no. 60112 Engine no. 60112 Body no. 729 Sold for $990,000 by RM Sotheby’s in March of 2015 160 hp, 3,557 cc overhead-valve inline six-cylinder engine, Cotal electro-mechanical four-speed gearbox, independent front suspension with a transverse leaf spring, live rear axle with...

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1959 Lister-Chevrolet May29

1959 Lister-Chevrolet

436 bhp, 283 cu. in. Chevrolet V-8 engine, Borg-Warner T-10 four-speed manual transmission, parallel wishbone front suspension with coil springs, de Dion rear suspension, and four-wheel Girling disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90-3/4 in. • Fantastic race bred heritage; complete with FIA papers • Perhaps the fastest 1950s racing car ready for vintage racing today • Cost-no-object track preparation by Lister experts • A winner of the Sussex Trophy at Goodwood in both 2008 and 2010; winner of the BRDC ’50s Sportscar Championship • All-time lap record holder for a ’50s sports car at Oulton Park, Goodwood, and Spa Numerous privateer racing drivers got it in their mind to build their own car in the 1950s,...

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1948 Tucker 48 Mar27

1948 Tucker 48

166 bhp, 335 cu. in. OHV horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine, Tucker Y-1 four-speed pre-selector transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 130 in. Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection An American legend on wheels One of 51 built Decades of known history Equipped with the rare Tucker Y-1 transmission Sold for $1,567,500 by RM Sotheby’s in August of 2014 Road & Track magazine’s founder, John R. Bond, once said, “A little knowledge about cars can be dangerous.” Preston Thomas Tucker was an industry veteran with a lot of knowledge about cars, and he used that knowledge to dream bigger than just about anyone else in the U.S. automobile...

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