Star-studded and rare cars prove popular
Additional highlights included a striking 2011 Aston Martin One-77, which was driven across the block by former Formula One racing driver and current commentator, David Coulthard. Selling for a final $1,440,625, all proceeds from the sale of the car will be donated by consignor Markus Jebsen on behalf of Auction4Wildlife to benefit African Parks. Representing the classic cars on offer, an iconic 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing with rare optional sport suspension and the NSL engine was coveted on the night, selling for a final $1,581,250. Finally, one of the quirkier cars in the sale, a one-off 1996 Zagato Raptor built in conjunction with Lamborghini as a modern coach-built concept, sold for a final $1,086,250.
This story was written by automotive PR specialists Torque Agency Group.