Classic Car Auction in London

Isaac Mostovicz writes...

image Businessman Bernie Ecclestone apparently has too many classic cars for his liking.  Last week the Guardian reported how the President and CEO of Formula One held “the billionaire’s version of a spring clean” by selling off 50 cars in his private collection, many of which he has never driven.

The highlight of the show was Ecclestone’s 1937 Mercedes Benz 540K Spezial Roadster, which sold for £3.85 million ($8 million).

Simply touring the auction became an event in and out itself as visitors paid £50 yesterday just to gain admission to view the cars themselves.  One visitor, as reported by the Guardian, visited as much to ogle other visitors as to appreciate the cars themselves:

We have more money than we know what to do with, so we thought we’d come here.  And we wanted to see what greed looks like.

The full takings of the sale have not been released, but not all the cars went for millions or hundreds of thousands of pounds–a 1964 Ford Anglia Deluxe Saloon went for £5,588.

versace shoes says of this article...

Could I just say nice to read a help to discover someone who definitely knows just what they may be talking about on the internet. You actually find out how to bring a difficulty to light and allow it to essential. More people should learn this particular and comprehend this particular section of the story. I can’t believe you’re not more popular as you certainly have the gift.

You say of this article...

Bookmark and Share