Ferrari sets new auction record
Steve McQueen tried to buy 1967 Spyder19 August, 10:35
The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder, one of only 10 made, sold for $27.5 million in a sale by RM Auctions in Monterey, California, on Saturday. It was the most paid for any car at a US public sale.
Canadian fashion entrepreneur Lawrence Stroll bought it from the heirs of late North Carolina businessman Eddie Smith Sr. They said the proceeds will go to charity. Hollywood legend Steve McQueen once tried to buy it.