Bonhams annual Spa Classic Sale achieved a new record total of €5,497,918, almost double that of the previous year. “We’ve had an excellent year at Spa, attracting bidders from all across the globe, and far exceeding all previous years’ totals,” said Philip Kantor, Bonhams European Head of Motoring. “The internet continues to grow as a trusted method with which clients can bid, a fact proven today by the most valuable lot ever sold at a Bonhams auction to an online bidder, after the 1990-93 Porsche Type 962 C Endurance Racing Competition Coupe was sold for €1,495,000. Sold directly from the factory, the Porsche 962 had been carefully maintained by the same private owner for the past 25 years, so it was unsurprising it achieved such interest.” Elsewhere, Porsche continued to prove popular, with a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupé achieving the second highest result, selling for

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