Artcurial Motorcars returns to the Retromobile Salon on 3 February 2023, for the most eagerly awaited sale of the year.
With three full days of spectacular sales hosted by Hervé Poulain, Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff this year, visitors will find an array of exceptional automobiles, with illustrious histories and prestigious racing records. In addition to the star of the auction, the 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, there are plenty of highlights amongst the 230 vehicles on offer. These include:
8 complete private collections including a Facel Vega Collection at no reserve.
Vehicles spanning the entire history of transport, from a horse-drawn omnibus to Renault’s flying saucer, a concept designed in 1992 predicting the vehicle of the 24th century!
Popular classics from the entirely original 1935 Citroën 7C Traction to the Citroën 2CV with a mileage of 140 km from new.
Coachbuilders’ cars from the Delage D8 120 Cabriolet Vanvooren ordered new by the Aga Khan III to the most recent Mercedes Benz 500 SGS Gullwing AMG from 1984.
Competition cars with the extraordinary Bart Rosman collection, featuring his two Bugattis, the extremely rare Bugatti 35C and the Type 43 with prestigious provenance, as well as the1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta Touring, which took part in the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1951, among others. In addition, the Porsche 962 C that finished 5th at Suzuka in 1991, the Benetton Renault B195 Formula 1, Driver/Constructor World Championship winning car with Michael Schumacher in 1995 as well as the Mercedes-Benz 500 SLC Safari entered in the WRC by the factory which took part in the Bandama Rally in 1979 and 1980.
Grand Touring cars such as the Bugatti 57 Atalante, one of 4 surviving examples built new with a sunroof, an Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage and a 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, certified by Ferrari Classiche.
Nearly 40 Porsche will be on offer, with half at no reserve
23 Ferrari, including 6 at no reserve !
Supercars such as the F40, the Porsche 959, unique in pearl with Cartier red leather interior, the Porsche Carrera GT and the Mercedes Benz SLR Stirling Moss with a mileage of 8000 km from new.
‘Barnfind’ cars including the Lamborghini Countach LP 400
A few celebrity-owned vehicles such as The 1967 Ford Mustang driven by Jean-Paul Belmondo in the famous chase scene in the 1983 film ‘Le Marginal’, Jean-Paul Belmondo’s boat, the 1964 Riva Super Florida and Johnny Hallyday’s 1979 Porsche 911 SC, prepared by the Almeras Brothers at the singer’s request.
3 & 4 February 2023
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris 15