A 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 for £365,000 ($560,000 USD) in the October 25 “2015 Porsche Sale” presented by Silverstone Auctions. This is the highest priced automobile to ever have sold online in the Proxibid Marketplace.
The car is regarded by many collectors and journalists as the greatest 911 ever produced, and was manufactured as a direct result of Porsche’s racing programme. It was delivered new in Germany in December 1972 and according to factory records detailed in the Carrera RS book, was delivered with several customizations including an electrically heated and tinted rear window and sport seats. The vehicle spent its life in Germany until it was imported into Denmark in 1988 by a recognized Porsche specialist as his private purchase. The car will return to its former home to a buyer in Germany.
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Proxibid began working with Silverstone Auctions more than one year ago to drive buyers globally to the company’s sales, including some of Europe’s largest motorsport sales like the NEC Classic Motor Show, Salon Privé, and the Porsche Sale.
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