Last Updated on 12/3/2006 by bidz

Auto-Union 1939 Grand Prix Car May Fetch Record Price in Sale Spend
By Chris Peterson

“Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) — One of only two 1939 Auto-Union D – Type race cars believed to be in existence will be sold by Christie’s International Plc in Paris next year, with the auctioneers predicting the highest price ever achieved for a car at auction.

…The auctioneer expects the car to fetch about 6 million pounds ($11.7 million), exceeding the 5.5 million pounds paid for a 1931 Bugatti Type 41 Royale Sports Coupe in November 1987.”

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