Artcurial realised 35.5 million euros at its Retromobile 2023 sale on February 3, 4, and 5.

The auction house said that this year’s exceptional and varied line-up attracted strong bidding with 75 percent of the vehicles changing hands. The Automobilia sale on Sunday, February 5, hosted by Anne-Claire Mandine and Matthieu Lamoure, also enjoyed great success, with 85 percent of the lots selling.

The emphasis was on provenance and history amongst the many collections on offer.

Among the top performers were a 1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta Touring Superleggera, which sold for 5,706,000 plus premium, and a 1992 Ferrari F40, which fetched 2,216,800 plus premium.

FEATURED IMAGE: The 1992 Ferrari F40, below, the 1951 Ferrari 340