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TONIGHT: THE ANCESTOR . After months of anticipation, the antecedent of Porsche’s historical evolution, the oldest car to wear the iconic P O R S C H E letters, the 1939 #Porsche Type 64, is crossing the #RMMonterey block this evening at the @montereyconferencecenter. . The Type 64 represents the prewar genesis of one of the greatest postwar car marques, the missing link between Volkswagen and the 356 No. 1, and its design signaled traits we’ve seen throughout seven decades of Porsche production in some of the legendary marque’s most sought-after models. . Highly documented, unrestored, and having had just three owners since the Porsche family themselves, the Type 64 is truly an automotive artefact. . Watch Day 3 of #RMMonterey live at the link in our bio beginning at 5:30pm PT.
#SOLD! The world’s most revered modern #supercar, the best imaginable iteration of an already perfect machine. . The 1 of 2 #McLaren #F1 LM-Spec sells for a final $19,805,000 here at #RMMonterey to set a new world record for the @mclaren marque at auction! #McLarenF1 #monterey #worldrecord #montereycarweek #mclarenf1lm #naturallyaspirated #bigmac #rmsothebys #pebblebeachconcours
MISSION COMPLETED: Last night in #Monterey we hosted An Evening with Aston Martin and sold the highly anticipated 1965 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 for a record-breaking $6,385,000! The most valuable DB5 ever sold at auction, the #007 car was the subject of a 4 ½ minute bidding competition between 6 interested parties in the room and on the phone, eventually selling to a bidder present in the auction room. . The excitement continues tonight with day two of #RMMonterey beginning at 5:30pm PST! Leading this evening’s session is the 1994 McLaren F1 “LM-Specification”, the world’s most revered modern supercar. Watch the auction action as it happens from our livestream at rmsothebys.com!
Day two of #RMMonterey preview is underway! Stop by until 4:00pm PST today to check out the more than 180 motor cars set to cross the block! . "An Evening of Aston Martin", featuring more than 30 of the of the world’s most sought-after road-going and track-ready Aston Martins, off tonight at 5:30pm! . See more info and watch the live stream tonight at rmsothebys.com!
In collaboration with @bobswatches, our friends @sothebys and @sothebyswatches are presenting Watches Online: The Driver’s Collection, 14-20 August, an exclusive sale of #timepieces to be offered alongside #RMMonterey, 15-17 August! . A love of cars and mechanical watches often go hand-in-hand. While these two machines differ significantly in size, at their core both encompass the expert balance of beautiful design, intricate mechanics and hands-on utility. . Swipe through the gallery to discover parallels between some of the striking watches and our #Monterey cars on offer! Check out all the pairings at bit.ly/SothebysWatches and see the watches on display at our #Monterey auction!
The #RoadtoMonterey with Senior Car Specialist @weavergarage . 184 of the world’s finest motor cars will cross the block this week at #RMMonterey, with 44% offered without reserve, including the 1962 #Ferrari 250 GT SWB. . ✔️ Ferrari Classiche Certified . ✔️ Street tested and road ready . ✔️ One of the finest 250 SWBs extant . ✔️ Estimate: $8,000,000 - $10,000,000 . See you in #Monterey!
#MuscleMonday: This 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra is set to cross the block at #RMMonterey! . The stunning CSX 2216 recently benefitted from a restoration to its original specifications and is powered by an original 289 cu. in. K-Code engine and fitted with stock exhaust. It retains its original Borg Warner T-10 aluminum four-speed manual transmission and its interior is completed in red leather and features rack-and-pinion steering. . Extensively documented and forever iconic, this is an excellent opportunity to experience the thrill of a Cobra that is properly dialed in and ready to roll! See more and register to bid at the link in our bio!
#MontereyMonday: Leading our #RMMonterey sale this year is the 1939 Porsche Type 64, the oldest car to wear the Porsche name. Joining it on the block, are 20 other exciting cars from the German automaker. Spanning '60s classics to modern marvels, this lineup truly represents the evolution of #Porsche. . Swipe through the gallery to see ten of the highlights coming to #Monterey this week. See the full roster at bit.ly/MO19Porsches.
#NEWS: We’ve awakened the beast! The latest entry for our first-ever auction in the Middle East, held in partnership with @f1 and set for 30 November in #AbuDhabi, is the awe-inspiring 2017 #Pagani #Zonda Aether! . Though the Zonda was discontinued from production in 2012, Pagani has continued to unveil one-off special editions of the legendary hypercar, with this Zonda Aether roadster being one of the final and most potent examples yet. Beneath the car’s exposed carbon-fibre sits a devilishly powerful 7.3-litre V-12 producing 760 bhp and mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. . The Aether’s striking exterior features a mix of matte and gloss carbon fiber with contrasting red accents, a massive rear wing, black wheels, a rear diffuser, alongside additional bespoke features. . In the age of hybrid hypercars, the Zonda offers an incredible analogue driving experience, and the Aether is one of the finest specs built. Offered from its original owner, the Aether is the first Zonda to be offered at auction in nearly seven years! . For more info on the Abu Dhabi sale and to register to bid, visit RMSothebys.com/AD19.
Turn back the clock and take a classic #SundayDrive in this delightful 1934 Packard Twelve Individual Custom Convertible Sedan by Dietrich set for #RMMonterey! . Delivered new to legendary adventurer Louise Arner Boyd, this Packard Twelve comes to auction with a fabulous history, having been under the ownership of two private collections in the last half century. . Driven 6,300 miles on a research trip through Poland in 1935, this car was prominently featured in J.M. Fenster’s Packard: The Pride. The car was freshened in 2015, receiving a cosmetic restoration in time for exhibition at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where it was an award winner in the legendarily rigorous American Classic Open Packard class. . Today, Louise Boyd’s Packard remains an automobile worthy of its original owner—the sleek embodiment of adventurous spirit, meticulous preparation, and faultless good taste. . See more and register to bid at RMSothebys.com/MO19!