September 29, 2022

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Geared for the Automotive Life

RM Sotheby’s Announces Miami Auction Comprised of Modern Classics

Image: Andrew Trahan, Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

RM Sotheby’s has added a new Miami auction to its schedule that focusing on the cars from the 1980s through today.

The Miami Auction, scheduled for December 10, will feature 60 curated vehicles, which will cross the block at the 111 Lincoln Building in Miami Beach. The venue will provide guests with beautiful views of Miami Beach and The Magic City while also enjoying the spectacular cars.

Image: Andrew Trahan, Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

“RM Sotheby’s has been a leader in the high-end automotive market for over 40 years, and our results this year are a testament to that—but we never stop adapting, growing, and redefining what an auction can be. Our team continues to explore new spaces, concepts, and destinations to ensure that RM Sotheby’s is always innovating. The Miami sale will harmonize architectural and automotive design at an exclusive event in the heart of Miami Beach,” said Gord Duff, RM Sotheby’s Global Head of Auctions.

One of the auction’s biggest highlights is an example of one of the most coveted models from the modern classic era — a 1990 Ferrari F40. This 2,736-mile example is one of 213 that were built for the U.S. market. The F40 was originally sold to Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. The supercar comes with its Ferrari Classiche Red Book, tool kit, owner’s manuals, Schedoni fitted luggage and Marcel Massini history report.

Image: Ahmed Qadri-Pixelhaus Media, Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

The Miami sale will also feature 21 cars from The Youngtimers Collection, including models from Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. The star of the collection offered in Florida is a 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary coupe. The red over tan example has covered under 7,000 kilometers.

Other highlights include a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC AMG 6.0 Wide-Body, 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe and 1995 Ferrari F512 M — the final iteration of the iconic Testarossa. Also up for grabs — and a bit heftier than the other lots — is a red 1990 Lamborghini LM002 that has less than 10,000 km on the odometer. These four cars, along with many of the auction’s other lots are being sold without reserve.

Click here to check out all the vehicles crossing the block in Miami

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