Now You Can Buy The World's Oldest Car

The world’s oldest running motorcar–a 127-year-old steam-powered model that was commissioned by a count–is set to hit the auction block next month (via the Daily Mail).

The car, called “La Marquise” in honour of the count’s mother, is expected to sell for between $2 million and $2.5 million.

Apart from its age, the vehicle has notched some impressive accomplishments.

It was a participant in the first automobile race back in 1887, and was a double award winner at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 1997.

It’s had only five owners since it was built at a Paris bike shop, according to the auction house, RM Auctions.

The car will be auctioned at an Oct. 7 sale in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Photo: RM Auctions

oldest car rm auctions

Photo: RM Auctions

oldest car rm auctions

Photo: RM Auctions

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