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RM Sotheby’s “Dare to Dream” Auction Includes Iconic Cars & Rare Sneakers May 31, 2024

May 31 @ 8:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm

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The “Dare to Dream” collection auction presented by RM Sotheby’s is set to take place from May 31 to June 1, 2024, in Toronto, Canada. This unique auction features a carfully curated selection of luxury items, including iconic expensive automobiles and an impressive collection of sneakers​​.


THE CARSThe auction includes other luxurious models from top brands like Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Ford, showcasing both the breadth and exclusivity of the car collection​​.

A group of Ferraris

This carefully curated “Dare to Dream”  auction collection will be offering some of the most sought after collectible cars on the planet. Three such rarities are this 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO, 2003 Ferrari Enzo, and a 1965 Aston Martin DB5.

  • 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO – A rare model, with an estimated value between $3,750,000 and $4,000,000 USD, recognized as part of the “Big Five” Ferrari supercar dynasty​​.
  • 2003 Ferrari Enzo – Notably the first Enzo shown on North American soil, with a history of prestigious ownership and limited mileage, making it a standout lot​​.
  • 1965 Aston Martin DB5 – Famous for its role in the James Bond film “Goldfinger”, this car is expected to attract significant interest with its iconic design and historical significance​​.

Other cars for sale include a Aston Martin DB5Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing and Roadster, McLaren, Jaguar XK 150 and a E-Type,.

A couple higly collectible Ferrari’s in the line-up include a 1967 275 GTB/4 by Scaglietti, a 1964 250 GT/L Berlinetta Lusso also by Scaglietti, and 1973 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti.

This is only a short list of the many other collectible cars that will be up for sale at the ‘Dare to Dream’ auction.

All the cars up for auction can be viewed here.


The ‘Dare to Dream’ sneaker collections up for auction include both themed sets of luxury branded, and individual pairs of sports celebrity shoes. And all are expensive but may be worth it if you’re a gription head.

  • A sample of the collection sets for sale includes (13) Nike Air Jordan limited edition Sneakers (Lot 101) with an asking price of $3,000 – $5,000 USD.
  • Then, a set of (10) Nike Air Jordan 12 Retro Sneakers (Lot 104) priced at $2,000 – $4,000 USD.
  • And lastly, a rare set of Nike Air Jordan Spizike (Spike Lee) Sneakers (price range $1,000 – $2,000 USD).

All are offered with no reserve.

You can view the entire sneakers collection here.

Hundreds of sneakers

Additionally, the auction includes single pairs of celebrity sneakers and limited production luxury brand shoes.

  • For instance, a pair of Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Legends of Summer’ by Justin Timberlake (Lot 115) listed at an asking price of $4,000 – $6,000 USD.
  • Second is a pair of Adidas Nemeziz Messi 19.4 Tech Indigo/Glory Purple, signed by Lionel Messi (Lot 116) and has an asking price of $1,500 – $2,500 USD.
  • Lastly, is a pair of Tiffany Nike SB Dunk Low Pro Diamond Supply Co. Tiffany shoes (Lot 103) priced at $2,000 – $4,000 USD.

Again, all individual sneakers are offered with no reserve.

You can view the entire sneakers collection here.


Participants interested in bidding must meet certain registration requirements, including age verification, provision of government-issued ID, and financial documentation.

A registration fee is applicable, which is $200 USD for the Ontario location.

You can register to buyer here.

The auction allows for various payment methods, including the possibility of using cryptocurrency through BitPay, although this requires prior arrangement and involves additional fees​ (RM Sotheby’s)​​ (RM Sotheby’s)​.

For those bidding online, RM Sotheby’s provides an extended bidding time if a bid is placed in the final moments of the auction, ensuring fairness and giving bidders a chance to increase their offers if outbid at the last second​ (RM Sotheby’s)​.

Overall, this auction offers a luxurious and diverse collection for serious collectors and enthusiasts, merging classic automotive excellence with high-fashion sneaker culture in a celebration of aspirational luxury. For more information on available lots and further details, you can visit the official RM Sotheby’s website here.


Schedule (EDT)

  • FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • PREVIEW  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • COCKTAILs – 7:00 pm


  • AUCTION- SATURDAY, 1 JUNE 2024 – 9:00 am
  • AUCTION DOORS OPEN  – 11:00 am


The Dare to Dream Collection is comprised of three separate auctions: The Toronto live auction will be hosted at Nadal’s Collection on 31 May and 1 June 2024; the Dare to Dream | Online auction goes live on 31 May, with bids closing 3 June 2024; and the Dare to Dream | The Ultimate Sneaker Collection online auction goes live on 31 May and closes 5 June 2024.


The RM Sotheby’s ‘Dare to Dream’ auction takes place at the renowned Arcadia Earth Center, located at 486 Front St W, Building C, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 0V2, Canada

The Arcadia Earth Center in Toronto is an immersive art and technology experience aimed at raising environmental awareness through interactive and multi-sensory exhibitions. It’s located at The Well, a mixed-use complex at 486 Front Street West in downtown Toronto. This location is conveniently near various city attractions and is accessible via public transportation from Union Station​ ​.

The exhibit features a series of rooms that use projection mapping, augmented reality, and virtual reality to engage visitors with themes like underwater coral reefs and Canadian wildlife, emphasizing the urgency of environmental stewardship and sustainable practices. The space is designed to inspire action toward a more sustainable future through a blend of art and educational content.

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For more details or to plan a visit, you can check out their official site Arcadia Earth.


May 31 @ 8:00 am
June 1 @ 5:00 pm
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