Despite the health crisis and the confinement, collectors have not lost their appetite for the beauties of yesteryear.
The putting under cover of our lives with the health crisis did not start the irrepressible desire of the amateurs to enrich or to make evolve / move their collections. According to the study carried out by the Retromobile show at the beginning of the year, 26% of respondents revealed that they had a purchase plan. Still as strong as ever, the craze for the beauties of yesteryear explains the stability of the market. Despite the context. It may even seem paradoxical: the price of market centerpieces is on the rise. Undoubtedly because of their rarity and pedigree, important cars remain in high demand. The Artcurial house takes the excellent result of its “Parisienne” sale last February as proof.
The queens of the rally, the Audi Quattro Sport S1 and the Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 Evolution 2, reached the bids of 2,016,600 euros and 977,440 euros respectively, with costs. “The provenance largely explains these results”, says Pierre Novikoff, deputy director of the Motorcars department.
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