Aston Martin DB5 Convertible fetches nearly €2 million at auction

Aston Martin DB5 Convertible fetches nearly €2 million at auction
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A rare Aston Martin DB5 Convertible, one of just 39 cars of its kind produced in 1965, sold for €1,897,500 (around $2,170,100) at a special auction in Paris on Thursday, February 5, Bonhams announced, a record for the model.

A rare Aston Martin DB5 Convertible, one of just 39 cars of its kind produced in 1965, sold for €1,897,500 (around $2,170,100) at a special auction in Paris on Thursday, February 5, Bonhams announced, a record for the model.

Among the other remarkable vehicles sold at the "Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais" auction was an Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport, which was piloted by Boris Ivanowski to victory in the 1930 Irish International Grand Prix. The Italian race car went under the hammer for €1,184,500 ($1,354,700). An AC Cobra 289 "Mark II" sold for €937,250 ($1,071,900) while an antique 1904 Panhard-Levassor fetched €747,500 ($854,900).

Finally, a kart piloted by Ayrton Senna in 1981 found a taker for €59,720 ($68,300), while a Harley-Davidson Dyna Super Glide with Pope Benedict XVI's screen-printed signature sold for €46,000 ($52,600).

Altogether, the auction was comprised of 300 lots including 140 cars and 45 motorcycles.

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