The famous Porsche convertible driven by legendary rock singer Janis Joplin was sold on Thursday in New York for almost $1.8 million, a record sale at auction for this model vehicles, announced Sotheby’s. The starting price was $300,000. Prices have risen in the last five minutes and Porsche was sold for $1.76 million. It is a model from 1964, and is distinguished by colorful psychedelic images.
Model 356C 1600 Cabriolet painted with butterflies and jellyfish actually witness the time of pop culture and the social movements of the 60s.
Janis Joplin enjoyed driving that car everywhere, which was parked in front of the Hollywood hotel where she died of a heroin overdose in 1970.