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RM Sotheby's brings a century of motor car history to Paris

RM Sotheby’s returns to Paris, February 3, 2016, for its third annual collector car sale during the world-famous Retromobile week. The evening auction is held at the historic Place Vauban and will feature a carefully curated selection of 61 of the finest motor cars from both pre- and post-war periods. From top-tier sports, racing and touring cars to affordable entry-level collectibles, the catalogue spans 108 years of automotive history.

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February 3, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. CET (auction will last approx. 3 hours)

February 2, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. CET
February 3, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m. CET

WHERE: Place Vauban (behind les Invalides), 75007 Paris, France

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The star attraction of the auction will be a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica LWB Coupé Aerodinamico.

There will be nine lots estimated to bring more than €1 million each as well as a selections of entry-level collectibles for those new to the hobby.

RM Sotheby’s Paris sale features something for collectors of all tastes and budgets. The offering includes iconic blue-chip European models such as the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, BMW 507, and Porsche 550 Spyder, through to more affordable classics like the 1969 Maserati Ghibli and 1983 Ferrari Mondial QV – the ideal “family Ferrari”! Automotive history is presented in all shapes and sizes, from early French-built cars such as the imposing and one-of-a-kind 1896 Raynaud Vis-à-Vis Prototype to a 1957 Messerschmitt KR 200 microcar in Ferrari livery.


1981 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S Series III

Facel Vega

1963 Facel Vega Facel II


1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione 1 'Martini 6'


1989 Ferrari F40

You can view the auction catalog here:


RM Sotheby’s has more than 35 years’ experience and is the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. RM’s expert team of car specialists, international footprint, and unparalleled client service continue to yield record results. In early 2015, RM formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby’s, uniting the two companies for the full calendar of future automobile auctions, and creating a truly worldwide platform for collector cars. The partnership resulted in $525 million in auction sales across four countries in 2015; a new benchmark for the automotive auction industry.

2016 Collector Car Price Guide

  • The 2016 edition of the Collector Car Price Guide is here! Pricing information is available for collectors, restorers, buyers, sellers, insurance agents and anyone who could benefit from reliable and authoritative data. The 2016 edition lists all models made by 109 carmakers and 37 truck makers between 1901 and 2008! This brand-new version includes over 275,000 prices for sports cars, domestic cars, imported cars, classic cars, special-interest automobiles, muscle cars, and trucks in 6 conditions.

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