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Old 13th May 2013, 02:46 PM
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Default 1954 W196 $7 million

W196 selling for $7 million at auction.

http://news.drive.com.au/drive/motor...319-2gcxf.html
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Old 13th May 2013, 05:47 PM
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Default Re: 1954 W196 $7 million

That is only the estimate and I would expect it will go for considerably more. It is the only one in private hands, was driven by Fangio, and is in original condition. My guess - close to 12 Million. Shall we take bets ?
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How about a sweep, Melbourne Cup style
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If itís the same car you guys were WAY off!!!

https://www.bonhams.com/press_release/14104/
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Default Re: 1954 W196 $7 million

Watch it unfold...

https://youtu.be/oh_tVLxZE80

Sir Stirling Moss was there!

https://youtu.be/b8_BDKbEA_8
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....well, I was thinking of attending and putting my two cents worth....I've been looking for a daily driver like this for a while. Ah well. Regards Styria
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BTW thatís AUD $41.5M 5 years ago!!!! With inflation alone thatís AUD $44.8M today....
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