Janis Joplin's Psychedelic Porsche 356C Cabriolet Sells For $1.76 Million

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Rock legend Janis Joplin's Psychedelic 1964 Porsche 356C Cabriolet sold for $1.76 million at RM Sotheby's "Driven by Disruption" auction in New York.

According to auction house RM Sotheby, the amount paid for Joplin's Porsche represents a new record for any Porsche 356 sold at public auction. The car is known for  its psychedelic paint scheme which is actually a mural known as the "History of the Universe". The car sold for almost three times its estimated pre-sale price of $600,000 after a five minute bidding war between seven bidders.

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Story first published: Monday, December 14, 2015, 17:39 [IST]
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