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#NEWS Announcing the latest highlight for #RMMonterey, the 1953 Ferrari 250 MM Berlinetta chassis no. 0344 MM. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Built after Bracco and Rolfo’s famous win at the 1952 Mille Miglia, the 250 MM was the weapon of choice for privateer racers in the 1950s. This example boasts impressive and fascinating ownership history, including a number of ice races in the 1950s, and a long period with Pierre Bardinon and his legendary Mas du Clos collection. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Stay tuned for additional highlights being announced soon. Visit link in bio or RMSothebys.com/MO18 for additional information.
#NEWS Only three cars in Ferrari’s illustrious history have earned the legendary “GTO” badge: 250 GTO, 288 GTO, 599 GTO. Each offers category-defining performance. Each is an icon of its era. #RMMonterey marks the first time ever that all three of Ferrari’s GTO cars will be offered for sale publicly—an opportunity unlikely repeat itself. Mark your calendars for 24-25 August; register to attend and bid at RMSothebys.com
#TurboTuesday The 1998 #RUF Turbo R Limited 💚 One of only seven examples built, offered from its original owner with fewer than 140 miles recorded. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With full carbon fiber bodywork and 620 bhp on tap, the Turbo R limited delivers truly astonishing performance and handling. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Own this RUF halo car 24-25 August at #RMMonterey. More info at link in bio or RMSothebys.com/MO18
#MercedesMonday The timeless elegance of the Paul Bracq designed Mercedes-Benz 250 SL. This rare 4-speed example was restored by marque experts to its attractive Graphite Grey and Grey-White color scheme, and shown by Mercedes-Benz at Techno-Classica Essen in 2015. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Offered without reserve, this spectacular ‘Pagoda’ crosses the block August 24-25 at #RMMonterey
#NEWS Pleased to announce a private collection of six rare Maseratis to be offered at #RMLondon on 5 September. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Collection highlight include a celebrity-owned #Maserati 5000 GT, the former Qatar Head of State’s rare factory right hand drive Ghibli Spyder SS 4.9, and a once-royal Frua-bodied Maserati Quattroporte, among others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more info visit link in bio or RMSothebys.com/LF18
#NEWS Turn 🆙 your 🔉as the 1963 #AstonMartin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype takes to the track. Set to headline #RMMonterey, 24-25 August, DP215 was the pinnacle of Aston Martin’s Works racing program, and the final racing car built by the factory in the David Brown era. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Watch (and be sure to listen) as long-term current owners and vintage racers, Neil and Nigel Corner, along with Paul Spires, President of @astonmartinworks, discuss the history of this entirely one-off development project, specifically designed for Le Mans and raced by the legendary Phil Hill, and demonstrate its incredible performance - on the track. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ DP215 leads a significant Aston Martin offering on Friday evening at our Monterey sale, and joins the 1962 #Ferrari 250 GTO and 1966 #Ford GT40 to represent the pinnacle of racing performance for each of these legendary marques - and the most historic Monterey lineup yet! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . . . To view the full video and for more info, visit RMSothebys.com/MO18 or the link in our bio.
#FerrariFriday 🇮🇹 The Ferrari F12 ‘Green Jewel’ 💎 Arguably the most desirable #Ferrari70 livery produced, this metallic green F12 Berlinetta is inspired by David Piper’s famously green 365 P2, and features roundels, painted Scuderia shields, duo-tone seats, and a host of other custom features. This one-off RHD #Ferrari 70th anniversary F12 shows under 400 miles from new, and is ready for its new owner at #RMLondon this fall. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more info and to learn how you can consume your car, visit link in bio or RMSothebys.com/LF18 #GreenJewel #💚💎
#SWIPE↔️ Two cars, two major stars. Excited to announce the ex-Rod Stewart #Miura and the ex-Jim Clark Lotus Elite Super 95 will be joining us this fall at #RMLondon. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🇮🇹The #Lamborghini Miura P400 S is a rare RHD example delivered new to Rod Stewart in 1971. The above photo shows Stewart’s then-girlfriend, model Dee Harrington, pictured with his P400 S with registration ‘JLL 831K,’ which the car still retains today. The car was recently restored by Polo Storico, Lamborghini’s in-house classic restoration service. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🇬🇧The 1962 #Lotus Elite Super 95—registration HSH 200—was given to Jim Clark in February 1962 in lieu of payment for his services as a works driver for Team Lotus. The original logbook is retained and is signed by the famous racing driver. The car retains its original chassis plate, Bristol Aircraft body plate, and original engine. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more information visit link in bio or RMSothebys.com/LF18
#WATCH: 🇬🇧 Tune in as historian Stephen Archer hops in the driver’s seat of the 1961 #AstonMartin DB4GT, driven by legendary actor Peter Sellers in the 1963 film, “The Wrong Arm of the Law,” and set to star at our London sale, 5 September at Battersea Evolution. The famous getaway car is seen at high speeds in scenes from “The Wrong Arm of the Law,” and packs the same performance on the road today. Head over to RMSothebys.com to view the full length video and discover more features that make this car unique—and the most powerful #DB4GT built. . . . For more information on London visit RMSothebys.com/LF18
#TurboTuesday 1985 #Porsche 959 Prototype ‘No. F7’ 🇩🇪 Believed to be the only running and driving example of the 12 #959 F-series prototypes built. Used for electrical system and hot weather testing, the car shows unique prototype features including hollow magnesium wheels and the earliest known rear wing type. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Own this true part of Porsche history at the #RMPorsche sale this October @PECATL