Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco

This past weekend RM Auctions held their Monaco Auctions at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco. Over $43 million in sales with 87% of all lots sold at the Monaco Sale (May 11-12) makes for a spectacular auction. “Monaco 2012 has been a fantastic success. With in excess of 33.5 million (euros) sold, this sale rates as one of Europe’s highest grossing collector car sales of all time and most certainly the highest grossing collector car auction in Europe this year. Once again, RM has proved itself to be the preeminent force in the collector car auction scene,” says Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe. Here are the Top 5 million dollar-plus cars sold… 2007 Peugeot 908 V-12 HDi FAP Le Mans Racing Car
Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco
This exceptional Le Mans Racing Car was 1st overall at Monza, Silverstone and Spa. It is powered by a HDi diesel V12 engine. This is also the first Peugeot 980 HDi ever offered for sale to the public. Now your Sebastien Bourdais role-playing fantasies can finally come true. See more of the 2007 Peugeot 908 V-12 HDi FAP Le Mans Racing Car here THE BASICS Make: Peugeot Model: 908 Year: 2007 Engine: 5.5L V12 Horsepower: 700 + Sale Price: $2,160,984 (€1.680.000)   1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A
Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco
The 540 K Sport Cabriolet A has two Monte Carlo historic rally entries under its belt. This car is one of a limited few transitional 500 K-540 K Sport Cabriolet A models. See more of the 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A here THE BASICS Make: Mercedes-Benz Model: K-Class Year: 1936 Engine: 5.4L 8-cylinder Horsepower: 180 Sale Price: $2,989,361 (€2.324.000)   1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Spyder ‘Tuboscocca’
Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco
This unique Ferrari is one of only 12 Sport Spyders produced. It is highly documented in print and photographs and has won numerous sports car championships in Argentina. See more of the 1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Spyder Tuboscocca by Carrozzeria Vignale here THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: 225 Year: 1952 Engine: 2.7L V12 Horsepower: 210 Sale Price: $3,243,240 (€2.520.000)  

1966 Ferrari Dino 206 S Spyder

Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco
This special Dino 206 S is only one of 18 ever produced. It has been raced by Richard Attwood and David Piper and has a fully documented racing history. See more of the 1966 Ferrari Dino 206 S Spyder by Carrozzeria Sports Cars here

THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: Dino Year: 1966 Engine: 2.0L V6 Horsepower: 218 Sale Price: $3,243,240 (€2.520.000)   1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider
Event Highlights: Top 5 Million Dollar-Plus Cars Auctioned at Monaco
Top honors went to this exceptionally rare, incredible, 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider. This stunning Ferrari is one of only two factory built 625 TRCs. The 625 TRC has the original, matching numbers Type 625 2.5-litre Ferrari racing engine. See more of the 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider here THE BASICS Make: Ferrari Model: 625 Year: 1957 Engine: 2.5L V12 Horsepower: 320 Sale Price: $6,482,952 (€5.040.000) Photo Credits: Copyright Bernard Canonne, Ron Kimball, Glenn McLaughlin, Hardy Mutschler and Tom Wood

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