Organized on February 5 in Paris by Artcurial Motorcars, the 2021 Parisian auction was a resounding success with more than 18 million euros raised.
Auction Parisian 2021, organized on February 5 at the Hotel Dassault in Paris by the house Artcurial Motorcars, kept all its promises.
It must be said that the set proposed that day included a few motorsport legends, among which the Matra MS 670, chassis 001, which won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1972 with the Henri Pescarolo / Graham Hill crew on board.
It is moreover the latter which was the star of the sale. She was indeed auctioned 6,907,200 € fees included, making it the most expensive Matra ever sold at auction.
The legends of Group B panicked the counters
Another old sports car particularly awaited during this sale, the legendary Group B rally cars they also panicked the counters. TheAudi Sport Quattro S1 from 1988, for example, left for € 2,016,600, more than twice its estimate and thus won the record for the most expensive rally car in history.
At the same time, the Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 Evolution 2 has found a new buyer for € 977,440. Here again a record for a Peugeot 205. Same story for the Renault 5 Maxi Turbo from 1985 sold for € 667,520.
The Lancia Delta from 1986, a rare authentic factory Group B and dressed in the legendary Martini livery, it far exceeded its estimate since it changed hands for € 810,560, while the other Lancia offered for sale, the 037 from 1985, was sold for € 548,320.
For its part, the Ford RS200 Factory of 1986 was sold for 381,440 €.
A collection of Aston Martin
But this 2021 edition of La Parisienne also included several English sportswomen, mostly Aston Martins, including a rare DB4 GT from 1959 which went for 1,358,000 €. At its side, the extremely rare Short Chassis Volante from 1965, presented in original left-hand drive and in its unique “Autumn gold” color was sold for € 1,158,600.
From the same collection, a DB5 Vantage was sold for € 810,560, while a Bristol 405 Drophead Coupé was sold for € 172,840.
Finally, the Parisian 2021 auction sold for a total of € 18,300,564.
Find in video some of the most beautiful auto parts sold during Parisienne 2021 by Artcurial Motorcars.