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Bidders walk out when organisers accidentally inflated the price of a rare 1939 Porsche by $US53 million.

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Bidders at an exclusive car auction walked out when organisers accidentally inflated the price of a rare Porsche by $US53 million.

The auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64, the first car to wear the Porsche name, dissolved into chaos as auctioneers mistakenly led attendees to believe the bidding had reached $US70 million ($103m) — matching that of the most expensive car ever sold at auction, a 1963 Ferrari GTO that traded hands in 2018.

To read more on News.com.au:

https://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/motoring/motoring-news/auction-stuffup-leads-to-a-quadrupling-of-the-price/news-story/c4a27e373cda2724e80f8e212acca770

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