Mercedes-Benz sells for R2.2 billion – it is the world’s most expensive car
A 67-year-old Mercedes-Benz just fetched R2.2 billion (€135 million) at an auction, thereby becoming the world’s most expensive car, by far.
It was the “most remarkable car auction ever”, according to classic car auctioneers RM Sotheby’s.
Rolls Royce set the previous record in 2021 for a car it custom-made for singer Beyoncé and the rapper Jay-Z which went for R390 million.
In 2018, a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was auctioned off for R76 million.
In the most remarkable car auction ever conducted, RM Sotheby’s in association with @MercedesBenz, has sold one of the two famed 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupés to a private collector for €135,000,000. Making it the most valuable car in the world ever sold at auction in any category. pic.twitter.com/jutWeCgjq7— RM Sotheby's (@rmsothebys) May 19, 2022
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