Steve McQueen's Car Collection up for Auction

If you’ve earned the nickname, “The King of Cool,” it sort of depends where you reside. If you’re in the middle of the Ozark mountains, for example, that nickname might carry with it a little bit less gravity than say, Hollywood’s King of Cool. In other words, if you’re Hollywood’s King of Cool, you’re probably right up there in the cool charts. Which means you probably have some equally cool toys.

And Steve McQueen did… lots of them. The famous actor/motorcycle/car racer was known for his fine taste in vehicles, and now you have a chance to share in that at the upcoming Monterey Car Week. Because crossing the block at RM Auctions will be two of McQueen’s historic automobiles: a Siata 208/S Spider, and a 1970 Porsche 911S delivered to McQueen himself while on the set of Le Mans. The Siata, a little-known Italian sports car possessing a wicked little 2.0L V8 powderplant churning out 115 horsepower, will undoubtedly fetch a serious amount of coin… but the 911 has fame on its side, having appeared throughout Le Mans. In either case, you can’t really go wrong. 

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