The most coveted Porsche in the Maradona car collection to be auctioned
The Porsche 911 Carrera will make history again. This time it will be thanks to a bond that the coveted sports car has with Diego Armando Maradona, who had two very clear passions that he also bet on. Classic sports cars and watches. But it is the first that has attracted attention just months after his surprise death, as a copy of this ultra-limited model that is part of the legend’s collection will be auctioned by a European house.
And boy, will it be a double interesting bid. Not only is there the fact that that car was driven by the legend during his last season in the European leagues, but it is also a Porsche 911 Carrera, a model that stands out for its ultra-limited character. This car was produced for only two years, a period in which only 1,200 copies were created in the world.
The Porsche 911 Carrera from Maradona’s collection will be up for auction. It is estimated that I reached 5 million pesos.
The Porsche was acquired by Maradona during his years at Sevilla and it was in this vehicle that the star of the fields was arrested for missing a stop while driving the vehicle at 180 km / h in the center of the Spanish city. According to the Bonhams auction house, the example of the car to be auctioned is in perfect condition. According to the auction house, it is estimated that the copy will reach 240 thousand dollars, one five million pesos.
The Porsche 911 Carrera was capable of reaching 120 thousand kilometers of speed, it has an engine that accelerates 160 miles per hour and at the time it was lighter than its predecessor, the Carrera 2. It had an aluminum chassis, thinner windows than they made him hold a weight of little more than a ton.
It was not the only highly coveted car in Maradona’s car collection, as the footballer had an arsenal that included various coveted rarities such as the Ferrari F40, Rolls Royce and during his years in technical management in the United Arab Emirates added a swanky BMW. i8. It is known that the legendary footballer, who died unexpectedly on November 25 last year, was also a regular at luxury watches
The auction of Maradona’s Porsche 911 Carrera will be held as part of the Les Grandes Marques du Monde à Paris, which will take place between March 3 and 10 and in which several sports units will be auctioned including other models from firms such as Aston Martin and Peugeot.