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11 repossessed supercars auctioned off for 3.1 million euros

Up to 11 high-end and very desirable supercars were repossessed in Africa in 2011, and now all have been sold for just 3.1 million euros (AU$4.4M) at an auction in Paris. Although it is expensive, some of the cars, such as two Bugatti Veyrons and a Ferrari Enzo, are worth almost one million each.

11 suspercars sold at auction for 3m euros

It’s understood the cars were originally owned by the son of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, whose name is the same only with ‘Mangue’ on the end. The cars were seized in 2011 during an investigation, and taken from the president’s mansion near Champs Elysees which features 101 rooms, and a mighty garage.

So what has the lucky buyer ended up with exactly? There are two Bugatti Veyrons, a Porsche Carrera GT, a Ferrari Enzo, a Ferrari 599 GTO, a Maserati MC12, a Rolls-Royce, a Mercedes-Benz Maybach, and a couple of Bentleys – most of which have very low kilometres on the clock.

According to a recent International Business Times report in the UK, the vehicles belonged to a collection of 26 supercars owned by Obiang, which were originally imported from the US back in 2009.

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Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.