7 Breakout Sales from RM Sotheby’s ICONS sale


There was a lot of action at RM Sotheby’s ICONS sale in Manhattan on Wednesday night, as more than 30 extra-special cars changed hands. Not only did the auction catalogue showcase heaps of A-list cars, but many were pristine examples chasing record sales.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/12/08/rm-sothebys-icons-sale-2017


There’s some subtle wording in the description of the Bugatti Chiron. It is cataloged as the “very first Chiron ordered for the U.S. market.” The first Chiron delivered was a different Black and Yellow car with delivery made after the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August. That event is described within the small print of the description but the distinction is clear, creating two “Number Ones”. One thing that is clear, however, is that this is not the first Chiron delivered in the U.S.