As told by Sotheby’s. 

In the most remarkable car auction ever conducted, RM Sotheby’s in association with Mercedes-Benz, has sold one of the two famed 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupés to a private collector for €135,000,000 and will donate the proceeds will be used to establish a worldwide “Mercedes-Benz Fund” that will provide long-term educational and research scholarships in the areas of environmental science and decarbonisation for young people. The selling price makes it the most valuable car in the world and within the top 10 most valuable items ever sold at auction.

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