From race-winning Formula One cars to the hypercars of the era. and one of the great pre-war roadsters. Sales in Munich have it all.
- The Munich sale features former David Coulthard’s 2001 McLaren MP4-16, a stunning 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster in Singelfingen style, and a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT.
- All will be sold at RM Sotheby’s Munich auction, taking place next week on November 26.
- See more information at rmsothebys.com
MUNICH, GERMANY – November 17, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – There are just a few days left before RM Sotheby’s takes on the eagerly awaited Munich auction. which will take place at Motorworld on November 26th.
With modern Formula One cars making headlines during 2022, there’s no doubt that many will be keeping an eye on them. 2001 McLaren MP4-16. The proposed chassis has a distinctive origin. It won the Austrian Grand Prix for David Coulthard, one of McLaren’s most respected drivers of the day. The example also took two pole positions in San Marino and Monaco. and the two fastest laps in Austria and Monaco. This Adrian Newey designed car is powered by a Mercedes-Benz 3.0-liter V-10. And is one of the few Formula One race cars to break the record of Schumacher-Ferrari At about 1,700,000 – 2,000,000 euros
The Porsche Carrera GT 2005 It is undoubtedly an iconic Porsche hypercar with a 612 PS dry-sump V-10 inspired by Porsche’s Formula One and Le Mans programs. Based on motorsport paired with a six-speed manual gearbox, only 1,270 Carrera GTs were built. And the stunning body is Porsche’s first carbon fiber monocoque. This example was delivered to Porsche Leipzig in Germany in October 2005 and has an excellent service history. The service in the last two years has totaled over €27,000 (estimated value: €1,100,000 – €1,500,000).
Few cars of any era are as rare, elegant and capable as supercharged. 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster in Singelfingen style.The factory was originally built as the 540 K Cabriolet B in 1938 and retained the matching chassis and engine numbers. Carefully tuned and restored in the style of the Special Roadster between 2004 and 2006 for a fraction of the price of the original Special Roadster, this iconic car represents outstanding value. with an estimated value of €1,200,000 – €1,600,000
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