Car News 13 Jan 2017

RM Sotheby’s to sell private collection of 42 Porsches

RM Sotheby’s have hit the jackpot, they revealed they have managed to acquire a Swiss private collectors Porsche portfolio, consisting of 42 models.

The beautiful collection is a celebration of the marque, with models new and old. Many of the Porsches are very rare and there some real heavyweights from a vast range of era’s. The auction of such a prestigious private collection has caught the attention of many a Porsche fan. RM Sotheby’s plans to sell off the collection a batch at a time and all will be sold without reserve.

The star of the first batch will be a Porsche 959 which features the very desirable Sport Specification. Only 29 models left the factory with Sport specification. The car was recently on display at the Stuttgart Porsche Museum. The car in question has had only 3 owners, the first a Califorina car dealer and the famous racer, Vasek Polak. The 959 is in good condition and has clocked on only 11,281 miles. It is expected that the 959 will go for around €1,500,000-€2,000,000.

Other notable models include a 996 GT2 Clubsport and a lightweight 1994 911 Turbo S 3.6. The latter was built by Porsche Exclusiv especially for VIP customers at the closing of the 964 production era and is expected to go for €650,000-€750,000.

The 42 will be sold throughout 2017. The first 13 cars from the collection will hit the dock in Paris in February. More information can be found on the RM Sotheby’s site.

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