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News LaFerrari Aperta fetches $12 million at auction

16:23  13 september  2017
16:23  13 september  2017 Source:

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A historically-significant LaFerrari Aperta has sold for $AUD 12 .4 million at a charity auction event – the most money ever fetched by a 21st century vehicle.

Last month, the most recent example to come up for public sale fetched $ 12 .4 million at auction . Tim Schenken, Australia’s only Ferrari race team driver took the wheel of the red LaFerrari Aperta to lead a parade of more than 100 Ferrari models in the Ferrari Car Club of Australia’s 45th anniversary rally

LaFerrari Aperta © LaFerrari Aperta

Ferrari has set a modern-day record by selling a LaFerrari Aperta at auction for €8.3 million (roughly $12 million Canadian).

The RM Sotheby’s auction took place during the Prancing Horse’s 70th Anniversary celebrations at the Fiorino circuit in Maranello, with the proceeds from the sale of the car donated to Save the Children (the international organisation that works to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in over 120 countries) toward educational projects in Asia and Africa.

The amount is a record for this century, with the previous best $7 million American for a LaFerrari in a Daytona auction last December, with the proceeds from that sale going to earthquake victims in central Italy.

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A very rare LaFerrari Aperta supercar sold recently at a charity auction for a record million . There was a bidding war between at least 12 auction attendees. The La Ferrari Aperta fetched the highest price for a car built after 2000, but auction proceeds for charity tend to be higher than normal

12 Best Bargain Electric Cars. The last Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta has sold at a record price of million at the RM Sotheby’s Ferrari-exclusive Leggenda E Passione auction .

The car auctioned off is part of a limited edition run in Rosso Fuoco (flame red) exterior, with a Biano Italia racing stripe on the hood and rear deck. The interior is black Alcantara and leather with red highlights and accent stitching.

The Spider version of the LaFerrari (the spiritual successor to the Enzo Ferrari) was created to commemorate the 70-year anniversary of the Italian maker. Only 200 were available were available to purchase, with another nine intended for auction during the anniversary celebrations.

Other cars auctioned off at the event included a California 250 GT SWB that fetched €7.9 million (about $11.5 million Canadian), a 1958 250 GT Cabriolet Pininfarina Series I for €4.7 million ($6.8 million) and the aluminium-bodied 365 GTB/4 discovered in a Japanese hayloft for €1.8 million ($2.6 million).

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