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A New Zealand-owned McLaren F1 supercar sells for $ 19.8 million



A 1994 supercar McLaren F1 owned by Auckland dealer sold at auction in California for US $ 198.8 million. ($ 30.7 million)

Entrepreneur and amateur racer Andrew Bagnall was one of only 64 built for the road, and one of only two sold in a more powerful Le Mans specification.

It is powered by a V12 engine, seats three people and has a top speed of almost 400 kilometers per hour.

Two years ago Mr. Bagnall posted a video talking about why he loves the car so much.

The buyer will have to pay a 10 percent premium to auctioneers RM Sotheby's at the top of the sale price.

RNZ


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