Is This Rolls Royce Worth $14MM?

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On September 15th, avid car collectors will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid for the 'Star of India', a custom-made 1934 Rolls Royce, that was once owned by the Maharajah of Rajkot, India - The starting bid? A mere $14mm USD!

The car which is the jewel of German entrepreneur Hans-Gunther Zach's collection of 24 rare Rolls Royce's and 3 Bentley's, which are also being sold at the auction that will be held at his museum in Muhleim, Germany.

The custom-built 'Star of India' is a 7.7 liter push-road straight six Rolls Royce with a number of remarkable features, including extra headlights that track the steering wheel, and therefore follow the road - a feature that is just being introduced in today's luxury cars and therefore very advanced in 1934, when the Rolls Royce was built.

Other great cars also up for sale include 'The Aluminum Sculpture', a 1926 Rolls Royce with an all aluminum body and chassis that originally belonged to the Maharajah of Nanpara , as well as, a Rolls Royce with a specially built gun rack in its chassis - designed for the Maharajah of Reva, who was fond of hunting tigers.

If the 'Star of India' does sell for the asking price or more, it will officially become the most expensive car in the world, surpassing a 1957 Ferrari Testarossa, purchased by a Japanese collector in the 1980's, for a cool $15mm USD.

sources:classicdriver.com, telegraph.co.uk

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25 Comments
  • carguy4982
    carguy4982Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:35 am
    A Ferrari 250 gto once sold for 31.4 million at a aucton so this Rolls Royce will be lucky if it's price ends up being anywhere near that
    • HiThursday, April 14, 2016 at 5:13 am
      Actually worth. Even more than that
      • HiThursday, April 14, 2016 at 5:12 am
        Totally worth it actually more
        • american manMonday, February 1, 2016 at 6:59 am
          l would sell it for 600 grand im a american car lover also i like muscle cars
          • Lilly meTuesday, October 13, 2015 at 3:54 pm
            Wow
            • Lilly meTuesday, October 13, 2015 at 3:54 pm
              Wow
              • shivi483
                shivi483Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 2:06 am
                Looks good like the old style bro
                • bananansMonday, May 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm
                  not worth it. it sucks
                  • AwesomeMonday, February 9, 2015 at 9:55 am
                    Awesome
                    • hiyaThursday, March 20, 2014 at 1:35 pm
                      totally not worth it.