The “Elkhart Collection” is no more. RM Sotheby’s offered all of them at no reserve and brought in $44.3m. The top sale was a 1952 Ferrari 225 S Berlinetta by Vignale, which brought in $2.8m, followed by 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic by Ghia $2.04m.
The RM Sotheby’s Elkhart Collection sale on Friday, October 23 is offering a single-owner 2011 Tesla R80 3.0 Roadster Sport with just under 4,300 miles, and a pre-sale estimate of $60,000-$80,000.
At the Frankfurt Auto Show in September, Lamborghini unveiled a new hybrid supercar called Sian, to be built in a run of just 63 cars with total output of 819 horsepower. However, Lamborghini made sure not to “destroy the DNA of a car and brand” when making it electric. It’s still a Lamborghini.
Porsche finally unveiled its first electric model, the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S. The world’s preeminent sports car maker has gone electric, an in a uniquely Porsche way. Taycan’s 93.4-kWh battery pack lasts on average over 250 miles per charge.
In an official video Porsche posted on YouTube, retired racer Mark Webber drove a prototype around Porsche’s Weissach test track and pronounced it a “game changer.” The company keeps the teasers coming as the countdown to Porsche’s Mission E continues, with the production car due next year.
The luxury EV wave continues with the Jaguar I-Pace, and behind it, a veritable tidal wave of luxury EVs poised to follow. It will start at an MSRP of $69,500.