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1955 Jaguar D-Type tops RM Sotheby’s sale

MONTEREY, Calif. _ RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale was led by a 1955 Jaguar D-Type, chassis no. XKD 501, which sold for $21,780,000. According to RM Sotheby’s, the figure was the highest price ever achieved for a British automobile at auction. The 1956 Le Mans-winning D-Type was the subject of a 15-minute bidding contest...