The Ferrari F430, unveiled at the 2004 Paris Motor Show, is described as the “evolution” of the F360 that preceded it, and debuted the E-Diff for the make. Today, 15 years later, it stands out amongst the three generations of mid-V8 models that it precedes.
Looking back on the first five weeks of classic car auction sales in 2016, the immortal words of Mr. Dickens come to mind. Depending on which sale to which you consigned your car and what your car was, it was either the best of times or very much the worst of times.
In case your French is a little rusty, this year’s Bonhams auction in Paris is located at the Grand Palais and promises a docket filled with offerings from the greatest marques in the world. Maybe the name is a little wordy, but that doesn’t take away from the quality vehicles on consignment.
This year marks RM Sotheby’s third annual Paris auction. The first of three major automotive auctions over the course of the Retromobile exhibition week, RM Sotheby’s promises a carefully curated docket of 60 of the finest autos, from horseless carriages to 21st century super cars.
This weekend, Paris France will host their Artcurial Motorscars Auction on June 22nd. Here are selections from Industry Professionals of the most anticipated cars at the auction, from vintage Ferrari’s to Pre-war Bugatti’s and Mercedes.