Unique White Collection Auction Fetches $30 Million and Breaks Porsche Sales Records

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The recent White Collection auction conducted by RM Sotheby’s has set new records in the Porsche market, achieving an impressive total of $30,505,620 in sales. The auction garnered global attention, attracting nearly 1,000 bidders from over 35 countries, showcasing the strong international appeal of rare Porsche models, particularly those adorned in striking shades of white.

The auction featured a diverse range of items, including not only iconic Porsche cars but also memorabilia such as luggage, signs, and posters. The success of the sale highlighted the continuing demand for pristine modern sports cars, especially those with unique originality, low mileage, and significant pedigree.

One of the standout moments of the auction was the record-breaking sale of the 2015 Porsche 918 ‘Weissach’ Spyder, the crown jewel of the collection. The car surpassed expectations by selling for an astonishing $3,937,500, exceeding its high estimate by nearly $1 million and shattering its previous record by almost $2 million. Other notable sales included the 2016 Porsche 911 R, which set a new record at $1,105,000, and the 2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS ‘Weissach’ that fetched $1,006,000, breaking its previous record of $753,000.

The success of the auction extended beyond cars, with memorabilia lots achieving significant results. Items such as the Kusch+Co Series 8080 ‘918 Spyder Edition’ Lounge Set by Porsche Design Studio sold for $81,000, underlining the strong demand for Porsche-related collectibles.

Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions, expressed his pride in the achievement of the team, emphasizing the exclusive and meticulous curation of the White Collection. He highlighted the landmark event’s significance and the global appreciation these iconic cars have garnered among Porsche enthusiasts.

The auction also saw several other records being broken, with cars like the 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo S X85 ‘Flat-Nose’ selling for $1,462,500, and the 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera RS fetching $555,000.

The White Collection auction not only reinforced the robust momentum of the Porsche market but also set new benchmarks in terms of sales figures, with the unique and rare models from the collection now holding a special place in automotive history. The event demonstrated the enduring appeal of live auctions and the continued fascination with exceptional, one-of-a-kind vehicles and related memorabilia within the global automotive community.

To view the full results, visit the RM Sotheby’s link here.


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