RM Sotheby's closes out the eight-figure Bugatti sale in Paris today, making history by doubling its original pre-sale estimate.
Today, RM Sotheby’s made automotive history with the auction of Bugatti’s final W16-powered production hypercar. The Bugatti Profilée took the stage in Paris in front of a crowd of collectors in the room, on the telephones, and via the internet. The remarkable example solidifies itself as a piece of hypercar history as it marks the end of an era and the opportunity for a lucky collector to acquire a piece of automotive excellence. While RM Sotheby’s originally pre-estimated the one-of-a-kind Bugatti between $4.6 million and $6 million, no one could expect the outcome that took place.
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After an extended period of intense bidding between many eager collectors, RM Sotheby’s sold the bespoke-engineered version of the Bugatti Chiron for a whopping $10,756,914. The incredible eight-figure sale makes the Bugatti Profilée the most valuable new car ever sold at auction. Along with securing a milestone within the auction world, the sale places the car among the most valuable Bugatti Chirons of any era ever sold. A percentage of the proceeds will go to benefit charitable causes. With the final production W16 Bugatti off to its new home, we are excited to see what collection the $10.8M Bugatti Profilée ends up in. View all current Bugatti examples for sale on duPont REGISTRY by clicking on the link below.View All Bugatti For Sale
Source: RM Sotheby's