John O’Quinn’s Car Collection at RM Auction in Hershey

Renowned Texas trial lawyer, John Maurice O’Quinn made his name in handling plaintiff’s litigation, including representing clients suing breast implant manufacturers, medical facilities, and tobacco companies. His biggest wins were a $1 billion verdict in 2006 against Wyeth Laboratory for its diet drugs, fen-phen, $17.3 billion tobacco settlement for the state of Texas, and $100 million for silicone breast implants made by Dow Corning. In the past decade, O’Quinn won, through settlement and/or verdicts, more than $20 billion for his clients.
His turbulent earned money, O’Quinn liked to spent on cars – he has been a passionate car collector, who paid world-record prices for some of the world’s rarest automobiles, and he often bought several high-end cars in a single weekend. Before died in a single car crash, aged 68, he owned hundreds of cars worth millions of dollars—and owed millions of dollars. Now, three years after his death, 200 of his cars, including the World’s Oldest Ford From 1903 will be offered for sale at the RM Auction in Hershey, Pennsylvania on October 11-12, to help pay financial obligations of his estate. Along with 1903 Ford Model A – the oldest existing Ford, which is estimated $300,000-$500,000, other notable O’Quinn’s rare cars include: 1933 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan, estimated at $150,000-$200,000; 1937 Packard Twelve Seven-Passenger Limousine, estimated at $75,000-$125,000; 1919 Renault Type EU Torpedo, estimated at $50,000-$75,000; 1920 Premier Model 6-D Seven-Passenger Touring, estimated at $30,000-$50,000 and 1900 Milwaukee Steam Runabout, estimated at $20,000-$40,000.

Mohamed Al Fayed’s Rolls-Royce and Ferrari Collection at Bonhams’ Paris Sale

1992 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Landaulette 1992 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Landaulette Last summer, ultra-rich businessman Mohamed al Fayed, equally well known as the father of the late Princess Diana’s lover Dodi Fayed, had sold famed London department store Harrods to Qatar’s royal family for $2.2 billion. Now, Egyptian billionaire is selling off his incredible Rolls-Royces and Ferraris car collection. And what a car collection it is…: 1979 Ferrari 400i Coupe, 1988 Ferrari Testarossa (2 of them), 1930 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Sedan de Ville, 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Coupe, 1966 Ferrari 330 GTC Berlinetta, 1963 Rolls-Royce Phantom V Limousine (once owned by the Duke of Kent), 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Coupe (at a time in the possession of John Lennon), 1969 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine and 1992 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Landaulet.

Sultan of Brunei’s Rare Right Hand Drive Ferrari F50 for Sale

Right Hand Drive Ferrari F50 Right Hand Drive Ferrari F50 The other day we told you about the Sultan of Brunei’s incredible 7,000-strong, multi-billion dollar car collection, boasting among other things some 452 Ferraris. Apparently the collection has been reduced by at least one. The Sultan’s custom 1996 Ferrari F50 has just been listed for sale via JamesList. The blood-red monster you see above was built specially for Captain Cash and is originally conceived and designed as a Formula 1 car for the road. Custom made for the Sultan, one of only 359 F50’s ever produced and this one of only two Right Hand Drive Factory built Ferrari F50’s in existance. The F50’s V12 engine kicks out 513 hp at 8,500 rpm with a torque of 470 nM. It does 0–60 mph in 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 202 mph.

Open Sesame – What is Hidden in Sultan of Brunei’s Garage

Sultan of Brunei's Garage Sultan of Brunei’s Garage Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei’s name regularly appears when the phrase the world’s most is used. Whether it relates to his overall wealth, his palaces, or his investments, the Sultan never comes up short. As is the case with his car collection. He is the proud owner of the world’s most unique car collection. Total price of the collection containing 7,000 high performance cars is $5,000,000,000. Where do you keep 7000 of the world’s rarest cars? Well, he doesn’t have a 7000 door garage, instead he stores most of them in five ultra-secret aircraft hangars,where specialist teams from the various manufacturers maintain it.