Silverstone Auctions has some prize exotics lined up in Saudi Arabia.
The oil-rich countries along the shores of the Persian Gulf are known for their insatiable appetite for supercars, and there's no shortage of dealers there catering specifically to that class. But seldom do you see as stunning an array of exotic machinery – in the Middle East or anywhere in the world – as the docket lined up for this auction in Saudi Arabia.
Silverstone Auctions (which typically deals in relatively smaller-ticket items) is hosting the sale during Riyadh Season, a series of events in the Saudi capital that includes the Riyadh Car Show and the Al-Diriyah ePrix that's slated to kick off the Formula E championship.
Among the items up for sale are eight Ferraris, half a dozen Porsches, four Bugattis, a pair of Paganis, two Black Series Mercedes SLS AMGs, a couple of SLR McLarens, two more McLaren P1s, and a handful of Aston Martins.
More impressive than the number of exotic supercars, though, is the rarity of some of them. Like the one-off Pagani Zonda Riviera, a Gumpert Apollo S (one of only 13 made), the stylistically groundbreaking Lamborghini Reventon (number 6 of 20), a striking Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake (with a matching Rapide AMR), a rare coachbuilt Ferrari 599 GTZ Zagato Nibbio Spyder, and the last of five Italdesign Zerouno coupes made.
Looking to pick up a Bugatti? There's a dark green Chiron Sport on the docket, and a choice of three Veyrons: a white Grand Sport, a Mansory Vincero, and a rare Nocturne (one of only five made specifically for the Middle East). There's a smattering of Rolls-Royces on offer as well, along with a Ferrari 288 GTO, a Bentley Continental GT3-R, and a couple of Maybachs: an S600 Pullman and a G650 Landaulet. 46 cars in all will cross the block on November 22. So if you have room in your garage and a wad of cash currently burning a hole in your pocket, you know where to go.