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RM Sotheby’s Petersen Museum Auction 2018 Results

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If you are looking for a great location for anything automotive, the Petersen Museum should be at the top of your list. With over 100 cars & bikes on display, it was the setting for RM Sotheby’s auction last weekend. 

The results are in, and we see a few new trends in the industry. 

10th Place- 1965 Lamborghini 350 GT $555,000

9th Place- 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Villa d’Este $637,000

David Bush ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

8th Place- 2005 Porsche Carrera GT $775,000

Karissa Hosek ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

7th Place- 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta $775,000

©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

6th Place- 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing $1,270,000

Darin Schnabel ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

5th Place- 2015 McLaren P1 $1,435,000

Motorcar Studios ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

4th Place- 2018 Porsche 918 Weissach Spyder $1,534,000

3rd Place- 1989 Ferrari F40- $1,545,000

Motorcar Studios ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

2nd Place- 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV for $2,205,000  

Karissa Hosek ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

And in 1st place was Lot 24, a Classiche-certified 1956 Ferrari 290 MM. It found a new owner with a hammer price of $22,005,000

Remi Dargegen ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

Tell us which cars were over or undervalue. In my humble opinion, spending under a million dollars for a Ferrari Daytona is a deal of a lifetime. A 1971 Lamborghini Miura was $13,000 new which translates to $82,000 adjusted for inflation. What a solid investment that would have been! 

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