Want to catch up on the action from RM Sotheby's Monaco auction? Watch the highlights here!
RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction has always been a particularly glamorous sale, attracting a particularly special selection of vehicles, as well as clientele. Taking a look at the 2016 catalogue, this year is no exception.
The auction streamed live right here, courtesy of evo Magazine's YouTube feed. Watch the video re-run in full here:
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We’ve already run a story on two of the star the lots, an ex-Ari Vatanen Peugeot 205 T16 rally car and 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring Barchetta, but there are many other cars in the sale worthy of a closer look, two of which have been driven ahead of the auction by evo magazine.
First up is a Ferrari Boxer. This 365 GT4 BB is one of the very earliest boxers, of which just 387 were produced. Built in June 1974, this example was sold new in Paris, and has covered less than 9000km from new. The car, estimated at €380,000-€450,000 was driven by Henry Catchpole:
evo’s Nick Trott also took the opportunity to drive one of the supercar icons on sale, the high-tech Porsche 959. This example has been upgraded to desirable ‘Stage 2’ specification by the Porsche Classic Centre in Stuttgart, and is estimated at €900,000-€1,250,000. The Group B 959 was one of, if not the most advanced cars of its era, laying the groundwork for the high performance Porsches of today:
Take a look at the full listings for the Monaco 2016 auction here
Be sure to check back on Saturday at 6.00pm (CET) to watch the sale live.
Images: Sam Riley