RM Auctions unveils highlights for Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
Auto lovers and international avid car collectors who are keenly interested to splurge on desirable classic cars as investment options as well as for personal use, now stands an exceptional opportunity to get their hands on stunning investment-quality automobiles, as RM Auctions has announced an extraordinary series of early highlights for Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the auction where in 2011 collectors got to grab the extremely-rare 1955 Ferrari Bernileta. At this highly-anticipated auction, the noted auctioneer will lift the gavel on an elite, hand-picked selection of 40 of the world’s finest automobiles from the world’s most exclusive car makers. Representing the ultimate in elegance, sophistication, rarity and provenance, the 2nd Lake Como sale’s highlight entries announced by RM Auctions’ include the examples like 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe, the 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Open Tourer by Barker which served as the official transport for the then Princess Elizabeth in 1952, and the 1930 Bugatti Type 46 Superprofile Coupe. Besides, we have also seen the sale offering of classic cars at RM Auctions Arizona 2013, along with the high-end collectible car auctions which kick started 2013.
1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe
Highest Expected Price: $2,713,100
For the likes of avid Ferrari enthusiasts who splurge heavily to grab the world’s most expensive Ferraris, the sale offers a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe with chassis no. 3559SA, a model which was the first choice of the brand’s wealthiest customers during those times. This well-known, matching-numbers example with Pininfarina coachwork and full Ferrari Classiche certification is notably one of the 36 examples produced during the year 1962.
1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Open Tourer by Barker
Highest Expected Price: $610,360
Described to be one of the most stately and refined cars of the pre-war period, this vehicle was exported to Kenya, where it served as the official transport for the then Princess Elizabeth, during her state visit to the country in 1952. Striking in its unusual yellow bodywork with the green leather interior, this machine with chassis no. 820R was also displayed at the Widsor Castle Concours of Elegance in the Britain as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
1930 Bugatti Type 46 Superprofile Coupe
Highest Expected Price: $1,356,710
Described to be one of the most elegant, imposing and luxurious of all Bugattis, and one of only 450 units ever produced, this stunning black and yellow example with chassis no. 46208 is a recipient of a well-documented restoration and won honors at the 2011 Sydney Concours.