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Carrera Collection at RM Sotheby’s will set motor enthusiasts’ hearts racing

RM Sotheby’s is hosting a two-part auction of various iterations of the Porsche 911 Carrera, making this a collection of some of the most famous and desirable performance cars ever created

Lot 123: 1963 Porsche 356 B Carrera 2 Sunroof Coupe by Reutter, estimate €350,000-450,000. Picture courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

RM Sotheby’s is hosting a two-part, single-owner auction titled the Carrera Collection, with part one taking place in the Swiss town of Langenthal on Friday, July 7, followed by the second edition on Wednesday, July 12 in Milan.

Carrera needs no introduction to motor enthusiasts; it originated as a variant of the iconic Porsche 911 introduced in 1963, with ‘Carrera’ being inspired by the famous Carrera Panamericana race in Mexico.

Designed for performance and racing, ...