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SEE: Bugatti Divo, SSC Tuatara... some of the coolest cars at the Monterey car week

2018-08-31 09:09

Robin Classen

Image: Instagram/Monterey car week

The Monterey car week is an amazing showcase of rare, classic and modern vehicles.

While the prestigious cars of yesteryear was the main attraction, there are plenty of modern examples for car enthusiasts to feast their eyes on.

Timeless classics

A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO SI Coupe sold for an eye-watering $48 405 000 (R685-million), becoming the most expensive purchase in the process.

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The event was also an opportunity for manufacturers to debut their newest models - most notably Mercedes-Benz with the EQ Silver Arrow and Lamborghini with a special edition Aventador SVJ as well as a unique Lambo lounge.

Check out some of the cars on show:

1. Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow

2. SSC Tuatara

3. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

Beautiful 1955 Gullwing #mercedesbenz #rmsothebys #montereycarweek Sold For $1,435,000

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4. Porsche 917

5. Bugatti Divo

6 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63


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