1964 Porsche 356 C 1600 SC Cabriolet by Reutter, SOLD for $1.76 million – Sotheby's Driven By Disruption sale saw singer Janis Joplin's psychedelic Porsche Cabriolet, under the hammer. The car's psychedelic paint job came courtesy of her roadie, Dave Richards. Joplin's Porsche landed $1.76 million sale, after it went for 3 times more than its original estimate.
1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti, SOLD for $28 million – One of only four 290 MM (Mille Miglia) models ever built, Fangio was just one of the legendary drivers who held its wheel.
1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti, SOLD for $28 million – Aside from stunning good looks and an unbeatable racing pedigree, RM Sotheby's' Peter Wallman described it as "a car with which Enzo Ferrari was personally involved (with) and a fundamental part of Ferrari folklore." Higher estimates put the car at $32 million.
1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial by Scaglietti, estimated $5 million to $6.5 million – Not content to offer a single museum-quality 1950s competition Ferrari, RM Sotheby's also auctioned this knockout, finished in "French Blu." With a rebuilt engine but lots of original patina, it's eligible to participate in the world's top historic events.
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pininfarina, estimated $6 million to $7.5 million – Of course it's not only Ferrari's racing models that make the grade -- road cars like the the famed 250 GT Cabriolet have skyrocketed in value. This example is the 14th of just 40 built.
1959 BMW 507 Roadster Series II, estimated $2.3 million to $2.6 million – For a German car that's not a Gullwing to find itself in such exalted company is news in itself. However as RM notes the 507 is as important to collectors as it is to sports car history as a whole.
2015 Land Rover Defender 90 Station Wagon – At a special sale in London on December 16, Bonhams will also auction the 2,000,000th Land Rover built since 1948, specially commissioned to celebrate 67 years of production and one of the last ever to made as the model nears retirement. All proceeds will go to charity.