Driven by Disruption generates more than $73.5 million in sales

Driven by Disruption: RM Sotheby’s Creative New York City event generates more than $73.5 million in auction sales.

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Bidding on the Ferrari 290 MM during RM’s ‘Driven by Disruption’ sale (credit: courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

 

  • RM Sotheby’s rounds out record 2015 auction season with more than $73.5 million in sales at its exclusive ‘Driven by Disruption’ event in New York City
  • Top-seller: 1956 Ferrari 290 MM realizes $28.05 million to claim top automotive auction sale of 2015
  • Janis Joplin Porsche shatters pre-sale estimate, selling for an incredible $1.76 million
  • Stunning Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato garners $14.3 million to enter history books as the most valuable British car ever sold at auction
Ferrari

The sale-topping Ferrari 290 MM on display during RM Sotheby’s ‘Driven by Disruption’ exhibition in New York City (credit: Grant Lamos Getty Images, courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

 

Aston Martin

The most valuable British automobile ever sold at auction, the 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato on display in Sotheby’s 10th floor galleries in New York City (credit: Grant Lamos Getty Images, courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

 

The record-setting Janis Joplin Porsche  (credit Grant Lamos Getty Images, courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

The record-setting Janis Joplin Porsche (credit Grant Lamos Getty Images, courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

 

Complete results from RM Sotheby’s ‘Driven by Disruption’ available online at www.rmsothebys.com

*Results are listed in USD and inclusive of 10 percent buyer’s premium for automobiles and 15 percent for memorabilia. Sale total includes post-sale transactions.

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About RM Sotheby’s
RM Sotheby’s (formerly RM Auctions) is the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. With 35 years’ experience in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from private treaty sales and auctions to estate planning, and financial services, provide service to the global collector car market. In February this year, RM formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby’s, uniting the two companies for the full calendar of future automobile auctions. For further information, visit www.rmsothebys.com.  


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