Motoring / Cars and Bikes

Corvette Roadster de 1961 for Sale

Signed by 20 Hollywood Stars, this Corvette will go up for auction in Paris

Jan 22, 2018 | By Andrea Sim

Mark your calendar this coming February as British auction house, Bonhams will be holding a prestigious annual auction at the Grand Palais in Paris. The auction house will put up no fewer than 135 collectors’ cars for sale dating from 1904 to 2017.

Especially this unique 1961 Corvette car model purchased at a charity event, carries the signatures of some 20 Hollywood’s biggest stars of the moment on the dashboard is set to take centre stage at the auction. It is estimated to sell between €85,000 and €120,000.

20 Hollywood Stars have signed the dashboard of this unique Corvette Roadster: Ben Affleck, Christian Bale, Orlando Bloom, Adrien Brody, Matt Damon, Benicio Del Toro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr, Jamie Foxx, Tom Hardy, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon

To catch one final glimpse of this Corvette Roadster before it is passed into the hands of a new owner, visit the French capital’s Grand Palais exhibition centre from February 7-8, before the sale starts at 2pm.

In addition to the Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, several cars are also going out on display, such as a 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400/S (estimated at €1.2-€1.4 million), a 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Tourist Trophy Torpedo (€780,000-€1.3M) and a 1957 Mercedes Benz 300 SLS (€900,000-€1.2M). These car models are speculated to surpass the symbolic one million euro mark.

The Bonhams “Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais” auction is held Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Grand Palais, Paris.

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