AUCTION SET FOR 29-30 MARCH AT GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE/BROWARD COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER
BLENHEIM, Ontario (25 March 2019) – RM Auctions, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce an exciting final entry for the company’s 17th annual Fort Lauderdale auction. RM Auctions will present a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, offered from the collection of pop superstar and Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine. Renowned as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, RM Auctions Fort Lauderdale sale is set for 29-30 March at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center and will present more than 350 quality collector cars along with a selection of automobilia.
An iconic shape in automotive history, this Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is made all the more special by Levine’s ownership. The musician has owned and enjoyed the car for the last six years, often photographed driving it around Los Angeles. Complete with its matching-numbers engine, the Gullwing is finished in a timeless silver over a blue leather interior and represents a unique collecting opportunity. The 300 SL Gullwing is estimated to bring $1,000,000 – $1,400,000 when it crosses the auction podium in Fort Lauderdale this weekend.
RM Auctions will also celebrate the local Fort Lauderdale community at the auction, with a portion of proceeds from the sale of a 2010 Ferrari California set to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County, an organization near and dear to the RM Auctions team. Presented in Grigio Alloy with Bordeaux Daytona-style seats, the modern classic is equipped with a 454-brake horsepower V-8 engine, seven-speed dual-clutch automated transmission, retractable hardtop, carbon fiber rear diffuser, aluminum brake calipers, and shows less than 4,100 miles from new (Est. $120,000 – $140,000, offered without reserve).
RM Auctions’ 17th annual Fort Lauderdale auction is set for 29-30 March at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, with preview hours beginning on Thursday, 28 March. The Fort Lauderdale sale will also host RADwood at RM Auctions, the first-ever South Florida event for the car show that blends 80s and 90s period correct dress with automotive awesomeness. See event times and admission details below:
Thursday, 28 March
Public Preview: 4:00pm – 8:00pm (Free admission)
Friday, 29 March / Saturday, 30 March
Doors Open: 9:00am
Auction start: 10:00am
Bidder Registration: $100 (Includes admission for one bidder and one guest to all auction days)
Weekend Pass: $30
Day Pass: $20 (Free admission for children ages 12 and under)
Additional information on RM Auctions’ Fort Lauderdale sale, including all cars on offer, event details, tickets, and bidder registration, is available at rmsothebys.com.