OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#auction–Proxibid (www.proxibid.com),
world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued
items, will provide online bidding for the Silverstone Auctions Porsche
Sale in Northamptonshire, UK on October 15 at 2PM EUR. Buyers can view
the auction catalog and place prebids now by visiting Proxibid.
The single-day event will feature collector cars and automobilia from
one of the world’s most revered collector car brands—Porsche. More than
100 lots of automobilia and 65 vehicles of the highest caliber, spanning
several decades of production, will cross the block during this auction.
During the 2015 Silverstone Auctions Porsche Sale, a 1973
Porsche 911 eclipsed records by selling for £365,000 ($560,000 USD),
the highest priced vehicle to ever sell on Proxibid to date. With
several cars estimated near that price point, buyers who cannot attend
the auction in person can bid online with confidence. In fact, Proxibid
is the only online Marketplace with a fraud prevention system designed
specifically to protect high dollar purchases like the exceptional motor
vehicles and collectables in this sale.
Featured lots in this auction include:
Porsche 911 S 2.4 Coupé: Just one of 146 right-hand drive examples
supplied to the UK in 1972/73, this vehicle is a complete and matching
numbers example and collection-ready. It has undergone substantial
work to restore the vehicle to a superb condition. Est. £180,000 –
Porsche 911 (997) GT2: This particular GT2 is a left-hand drive
example and is finished in Meteor Grey. Having covered just 13,800
miles, it has been well maintained and comes with an accompanying
service history. Est. £130,000 – £150,000.
Porsche Carrera GT: Firmly rooted in motorsport lineage the
Carrera GT has a top speed of 205 mph. This stunning example was
imported to the UK from the United States in 2009. Est. £440,000 –
Porsche 911 (964) Carrera RS: The recent surge in popularity of
the 964 model is not unnoticed in this auction. Launched in 1989, the
964 is arguably the 911 that most faithfully combines modernity with
the classic elements that made the car famous. This example is built
in left-hand drive and carries an estimate of £140,000 – £160,000.
Porsche 911 (997) GT RS – Gen 11: Critically acclaimed, the GT3 RS
reaches 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 196 mph. This
example has covered just 21,500 miles from new and is finished in the
distinctive color combination of Carrera White with Red wheels. Est.
£135,000 – £155,000.
“Utilizing Proxibid’s online bidding platform has been an important
factor in building the global scope of Silverstone Auctions,” said Guy
Lees-Milne, General Manager and Classic Car Specialist with Silverstone
Auctions. “Not only do the auctions reach the greatest possible
audience, but buyers can rest assured their transactions are safe and
secure on Proxibid.”
For more information about Silverstone Auctions, to view auction
catalogs, or to place bids, please visit the auction catalog.
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Carly Docter, 402-991-4763