Porsches exceed sales expectations at RM Sotheby’s White Collection sale

Porsches exceed sales expectations at RM Sotheby’s White Collection sale


The White Collection

RM Sotheby’s

BLENHEIM, Ontario – The Porsche market maintained its robust momentum this past weekend with RM Sotheby’s sale of The White Collection, a hotly anticipated auction of the renowned collection of rare Porsche models mostly adorned in stunning shades of white. Bidders hailed from around the globe, with the final sales total numbering over $30 million.

Demonstrating that the market for pristine modern sports cars is far from slowing down, the specially specced late-model examples on offer captivated buyers. With nearly 1,000 registered bidders at the time of the sale, it was a strong indicator of the mass appeal of modern Porsches, especially those with significant originality, low mileage, and pedigree, which fetched record-breaking results. The sale featured everything from Porsche luggage, signs, and posters to the cars themselves, with each item commanding incredible prices across the board.

“The White Collection sale captured the world’s attention with its exclusive Porsches and memorabilia, curated with a level of detail and perfection we rarely see. We always knew these cars would do well, but the results were incredible, indicating market robustness. Late-model sports cars, especially Porsches, are in high demand, with record-breaking sales like the 918 Spyder, which doubled its previous record. The prices realized set benchmarks that will follow these cars and similar models for life. There will always be a place for live auctions in this industry, and I don’t think any other auction company, online or in person, could have achieved these results—and I am incredibly proud of the entire team. Its reveal was a landmark event, and now, these iconic cars are cherished worldwide, marking a special moment for us and Porsche enthusiasts,” said Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions.

The crown jewel of the collection, the 2015 Porsche 918 ‘Weissach’ Spyder

RM Sotheby’s

The crown jewel of the collection, the 2015 Porsche 918 ‘Weissach’ Spyder exceeded expectations and sold for $3,937,500, selling for nearly $1M over its high estimate. Also noteworthy to mention was the sale of the 1997 Porsche 911 GT2, going under the hammer in the stunning shade of Glacier White over extended black leather upholstery to sell for $2,397,500, the 2016 Porsche 911 R, having covered just 19.7 miles, sold for $1,105,000, while the most powerful road-going 911 ever produced, the 2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS ‘Weissach’, sold for $1,006,000—all selling well over their pre-auction estimates.

Additional noteworthy and impressive sales

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo S X85 ‘Flat-Nose’ sold for $1,462,500 with a previous record of $1,325,0001996 Porsche 911 Carrera RS sold for $555,000 with a previous record of $533,000

Top Five Automotive Lots:

2015 Porsche 918 ‘Weissach’ Spyder sold for $3,937,5001997 Porsche 911 GT2 sold for $2,397,5001993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.8 sold for $2,073,0001973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Lightweight sold for $1,875,0001994 Porsche 911 Turbo S X85 ‘Flat-Nose’ sold for $1,462,500

View all results HERE.

About RM Sotheby’s – RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house by total sales. With over 40 years of proven results in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from auctions (live and online) and private sales to estate planning and financial services, coupled with an expert team of Car Specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. RM Sotheby’s is currently responsible for eight of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction. www.rmsothebys.com

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