This Porsche 911 delivered new to football legend Diego Maradona will be the centerpiece of the next Bonhams auction.
Gifted footballer who died on November 25, Diego Maradona also liked nice cars. The proof is with this superb Porsche 911 Type 964 Carrera 2 Cabriolet Turbo Look factory from 1992, delivered new to “El Pibe de Oro” in November 1992.
The sports car (around 120,000 km on the clock) will be auctioned for the first time during the Bonhams sale “The Great Brands of the World in Paris”, which will take place online from March 3 to 10, 2021. Technically, the 911 is powered by a 3.6-liter Carrera 2 engine developing 250 horsepower and a top speed of 260 km / h.
“Known to fans, this Porsche was seen regularly during Diego Maradona’s many back and forth trips to training and also proved that his right foot was as dominant on the accelerator as his left foot was on the ball, since ‘he was stopped at the wheel, after running a red light and driving 180 km / h in the city center, “Bonhams recalls.
The estimate of this Porsche 911 (only 1,200 units) is included between 150,000 and 200,000 euros. All photos on the Bonhams website !
But also Peugeot, Lagonda, Aston Martin …
At the beginning of March, the “Les Grandes Marques du Monde à Paris” sale will also offer:
- A rare Peugeot 402 DES Darl’mat Special Sport of 1938. In “Art Deco” style, this recently restored car features its original blue on brown livery. This is one of the 20 remaining roadsters. Estimate between 350,000 and 550,000 euros.
- A Lagonda 16/80 2 liters from 1933, one of the twelve to have benefited from a Vanden Plas body. Estimate between 110,000 and 140,000 euros.
- A Aston Martin 1960 DB4 Series II. The first Aston Martin to sport Carrozzeria Touring’s famous all-aluminum “Superleggera” bodywork, it is also the first to feature the all-new 3.6-liter, 240-horsepower six-cylinder engine. 350 copies / estimate between 450,000 and 600,000 euros.
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Source: Auto Plus by www.autoplus.fr.
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