Rod Stewart sells Lamborghini for nearly £1m

A RARE Lamborghini owned by Rod Stewart has fetched almost £1 million at auction – more than 100 times what the singer paid for it.

Rod Stewart bought the car in 1972 for about £8,000. Picture: PA

He bought the yellow, 186mph car for about £8,000 in 1972 on the back of hit 
single Maggie May and number one album Every Picture Tells a Story.

The supercar sparked a bidding frenzy at the Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival sale in Chichester, West Sussex, before raising £919,900.

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A 1935 Alfa Romeo racing car went for £5,937,500 – a world record for an Alfa Romeo at 
auction.

The Lamborghini is one of only seven right-hand drive Miura SVs ever made and was delivered new to Stewart.

Tim Schofield, of Bonhams, said: “It is the last of the line. It’s in near perfect condition.”