As we predicted last week, the record price for a new car at auction record and the record price for a 21st Century car at auction both fell at RM Sotheby's Leggenda E Passione sale on Saturday September 9, when a brand new 2017 LaFerrari Aperta fetched €8,300,000 (US$9,989,582).

The yet-to-be-built auction car was the 210th and only unsold LaFerrari Aperta and went well past its estimate of €3,000,000 to €4,000,000 (US$3.3 to $4.4 million) to capture the record previously held by a hardtop one-of-500 LaFerrari at US$7 million.

The entire €8,300,000 fetched by the car will be donated to the Save the Children Fund.