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2020 McLaren Speedtail

$3,277,500
Sale Price
$3,500,000 - $4,500,000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
22 January 2021
Sold Date
175
Lot Number
#2
Original
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. SBM23GDG6LW403036. Heritage Atlantic Blue with silver pinstripes over tan leather. 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 with parallel hybrid system and 1,035 system horsepower, alloy wheels with carbon fiber covers up front, fitted suitcase, gold-colored titanium tool set.

Evaluation: Delivered new to McLaren of Philadelphia last fall. One of 106 built (just like the McLaren F1), and this is serial number 36. Just 30 miles and like new. In the US under “show and display” laws.

Bottom Line: This is the first Speedtail at public auction (original buyers were pre-selected by McLaren). Everything about this car is excessive. It has $170,000 worth of options. The pinstripes cost over 50 grand. Just the starting price for one of these invite-only hypercars was in the low-$2M range, but as sometimes happens with exclusive automobiles like this, it got a lot more expensive once it hit the wider public market. Both parties should be happy with this result.

by Andrew Newton
6 February 2021
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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