The ‘Dare to Dream’ Collection Hits the Market

RM Sotheby’s, the world’s premier auction house for blue-chip collectable automobiles, is thrilled to announce the upcoming sale of the remarkable “Dare to Dream” collection. This unparalleled auction event is scheduled to take place from 30 May to 1 June 2024 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In addition to the traditional live auction format, this event will also feature online elements, with the most significant items being sold onsite.

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A dream remains a dream until one brings it into reality, and, in this case, the Dare to Dream Collection, also known as the D2D Collection, has done specifically that. Born from the desire to build a collection of icons, the D2D Collection is a curated assembling of the best of the best of automobiles and sneakers, along with a host of sports memorabilia and collectibles. Every item was meticulously selected to exemplify what is exemplary, including examples from the most storied, iconic automotive brands, like Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Ford, to the complete set of The Ultimate Sneaker Collection, consisting of 100 of the most sought-after and rarest sneakers.

The sale is scheduled for 30 May–1 June 2024, taking place in the collection’s 17,000 square foot exhibition space located in the heart of Toronto, Canada. This event is conveniently set the week before the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada in Montreal, creating an ideal opportunity for a week-long getaway for car and racing enthusiasts.

The Cars:

The Dare to Dream collection offers an exceptional array of over 100 meticulously maintained cars, along with an additional 40 vehicles that include dozens of motorcycles. This remarkable assemblage spans from classic Porsches and American stock cars to the world’s most elusive hypercars, curated from one of the world’s most prestigious private collections. Housed in a museum-like setting, offering a unique opportunity to own a part of history curated with unparalleled passion and dedication.

The Big 5 – Known collectively as the “Big 5,” the most coveted, fierce, and rare modern Ferraris include the 288 GTO ($3,750,000 – $4,000,000), F40 ($2,750,000 – $3,250,000), F50 ($3,800,000 – $4,500,000), Enzo ($3,750,000 – $4,250,000), and LaFerrari ($3,850,000 – $4,250,000). Possessing all five models is the epitome of a dream collection for any collector. While owning any one of these magnificent machines is remarkable, having all five in a single collection is an achievement few can boast. These prancing horses, each a masterpiece in its own right, are undisputed highlights of the D2D collection.

2015 McLaren P1 (Estimate: $1,750,000 – $2,250,000) – A marvel of engineering, the McLaren P1 combines state-of-the-art technology with astonishing performance. This one-owner example is distinguished by a unique Gulf livery, tastefully extended into the cabin with a suite of McLaren Special Operation custom interior details, making it highly collectible in today’s rare-spec hypercars era. Not just a testament to automotive excellence but a distinctive masterpiece, this P1’s pioneering hybrid V-8 powertrain continues to deliver mind-blowing performance. Delivered new to the United States, this car had an impressive total retail price of $1,284,423 and is one of only 350 built.

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1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 by Scaglietti (Estimate: $2,800,000 – $3,400,000) – Showcased in stunning Blu over a Beige interior, this model is one of the most iconic road-going Ferraris from Maranello. Its iconic silhouette features a gracefully elongated hood, streamlined contours, and robust wheel arches that embody Ferrari’s design ethos. The four-cam engine, a first for a Ferrari road car, underscores its technological importance. Certified by Ferrari Classiche, this 275 GTB/4 retains its numbers-matching engine, gearbox, and bodywork and is one of the best examples to come to market in years.

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1972 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV by Bertone (Estimate: $2,750,000 – $3,500,000)
– The 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV, designed by Bertone, is a standout model as one of only 150 SV examples produced. This special-order SV boasts a 4.0-liter V-12 engine that delivers 385 horsepower. It features an updated chassis, suspension, and widened rear bodywork to accommodate a broader track. Impeccably restored in Rosso Corsa with a blue leather interior by one of Italy’s premier restorers, it maintains its original, numbers-matching engine. Furthermore, both the front and rear clamshells, as well as the doors, are numbers matching. The car’s documentation includes a highly valued Lamborghini Polo Storico Certificate of Authenticity. Previously owned by Jay Kay from Jamiroquai and showcased on Top Gear, this Miura SV is rapidly becoming one of the most coveted Lamborghinis worldwide. Finding a Miura SV in this condition makes it one of the most desirable examples available anywhere.

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Simon Cowell’s 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 (Estimate: $1,500,000 – $1,750,000) Renowned for its engineering brilliance,the Bugatti Veyron boasts an 8.0-liter W16 engine with 1,001 horsepower, achieving speeds over 250 mph. This luxury supercar melds high performance with a sleek design. Its uniqueness is accentuated by its previous ownership by British superstar Simon Cowell and its rare single-tone black paint job, distinguishing it from the more common two-tone Veyrons.


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