Homely Micro Cars Begin to Bring Big Money at Auction

Little ugly brings big money

Feb 20 2013, 2:00pm CST | by

Homely Micro Cars Begin to Bring Big Money at Auction

Over the years, European automakers have undeniably created some of the best looking automobiles in history. The only have to look at the Jaguar E type and just about any Ferrari to ever rollout of Maranello to know that European auto manufacturers have lots of style. However, over the years there have also been a number of hideous micro cars produced by European automakers.

While these micro cars aren't necessarily attractive, they have begun to bring significant prices at auction. The Wall Street Journal reports that a collection of micro cars and related memorabilia recently fetched a total of $9.1 million at auction. The sale is conducted by RM Options and sold 200 vehicles in 284 lots of other collectibles.

The top vehicle sold at the auction included a 1958 F.M.R Tg 500 “Tiger” selling for $322,000 in the top spot. Every vehicle that sold in the top 12 when for over $100,000, with some going for significantly more than $100,000.

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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