Story By: Kathryn Quinn, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
This is the clapped out Ferarri Spider – destroyed in a suspected car bomb attack – that has racked up 18 bids at auction with the winning offer currently standing at 17,900 EUR.
The Ferrari F430 Spider S went up in flames in mysterious circumstances at luxury car dealers Thomas Sportwagen in Radebeul, a town in the Elbe valley in the district of Meissen in Saxony, Germany, back in 2014.
The cause of the fire could never be established despite extensive investigations. Police believed the car was the target of a bomb attack and they believe the attacker was a left-wing extremist, but they were unable to find any leads to follow this.
Pictures Credit: CEN/ justiz-auktion
The damage to the car was estimated at 150,000 EUR (138,000 GBP) and Senior Public Prosecutor Juergen Schmidt, 44, said: “The case was closed in 2016. A suspect could never be found.”
The Ferrari is now being auctioned off by the District Court in Meissen as part of the execution of the court’s judgement to sell the vehicle.
The burnt-out sports car has received 18 bids since going online, with the highest bid currently standing at 17,900 EUR (16,500 GBP).
Court spokesman Andreas Poth, 54, refused to give any information to the background of the auction. He said: “We do not give any information about our execution procedures.”
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