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.
Featured in the James Bond movie, The Spy Who Loved Me, the Lotus Espirit is a classic car that was once turned into a submarine. It was a badass-looking wedge-shaped road missile that captured the spirit of the mid 1970s.
The Aston Martin DBX, the marque’s first SUV, has arrived. It has been billed as “an SUV with the soul of a sports car” by the brand. The car starts at $189,900 and is ready to compete with other luxury brand SUVs.
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.
Marchionne did not reveal any details on the Ferrari EV, but Maranello will have to aim high. Last summer, Elon Musk announced a new Tesla Roadster for 2020. He also promised it would be the fastest production car in the world