The most expensive cars ever sold at auction

Top most expensive cars in the world, sold at auction.

The most expensive cars ever sold at auction 

Prices on classic cars all over the world went crazy. The old classics for millionaires, billionaires and collectors are willing to pay fortunes. We bring you a rating of the most expensive cars that was ever sold at various world auto auctions.

 

Ferrari 250GT SWB – 11.4 million US $

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: H & H Classics

 

When he died a famous Ferrari collector Richard Colton in his will that two of the most expensive cars in the collection is a Ferrari 250GT SWB and the Ferrari 275 GTB was given to a charity the RNLI, which subsequently sold them. One of the cars Ferrari 250 GT SWB was sold for 11 $ 400,000.

 

Ferrari 250LM – 11.6 million US dollars

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Sale date: 2014

 

Auction: RM

 

Although sports car Ferrari 250LM was designed only for race tracks, this version under serial number # 6045 was special, posklku was created for ordinary roads.

 

Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster – 11.8 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2012

 

Auction: Gooding & Co

 

This car is the Holy Grail for car collectors. This pre-war Mercedes had only three owners.

 

Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza – 12 million dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: Gooding & Co

 

Any car collector wants in his garage parked Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza with racing history.

 

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa – $ 12.4 million US

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Date of sale: 2009

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

At the 2009 RM auction Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa was sold for 12 of $ 900,000.

 

Ferrari 340/375 MM Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ (1953) – 12.8 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2013

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

This is one of three vehicles that participated in the 24-hour Le Mans in 1953.

 

Jaguar C-Type Works light weight (1953) – 13.2 million USD

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

This car in 1953 at the 24-hour races of Le Mans in fourth place.

 

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta ‘Tour de France’ (1956) – 13.2 million USD

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

This car belonged to the legendary Marquis Alfonso de Ports.

 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione (1960) – 13.5 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: Gooding & Company

 

In 1960 racing at Le Mans the car finished in 7th place. The car retains the original body, wash the body with the corresponding numbers.

 

Shelby Cobra 260 (1962) – 13.8 million dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: RM Sotheby’s

 

This car belonged to the Shelby family. Shelby is the founder of the American company Shelby Super Cars producing sports cars.

 

McLaren F1 ‘LM-Specification’ (1998) – 13.8 million dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

Any McLaren F1 is incredibly valuable at all times. But especially valuable are the old sports cars that came out in the special limited series.

 

Porsche 917K – 14.1 million dollars

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Sale date: 2017

 

Auction: Gooding & Co

 

This car is a dream to get all the wealthy car collectors in the world.

 

Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato (1962) – 14.3 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato was created for the competition. This is a very rare instance.

 

Ferrari 250 LM (1964) is 14.3 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2013

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

This car was created for racing. But his first owner used it for everyday travel. Despite this the car has retained its originality. The next owner put this car on the Daytona race where the car became a winner.

 

Ferrari 275 GTB / C is 14.5 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2017

 

Auction: Gooding & Co

 

It was built 10 Ferrari 275 GTB. So as you can see the machine is initially valuable because of the limited series. But even more valuable to any sports car Ferrari gives the history of sport. For example this car has a very extensive sports life.

 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (1961) – 15.2 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2014

 

Auction: Gooding & Company

 

This is a very rare classic Ferrari convertible with a hard top.

 

McLaren F1 (1995) – 15.6 million US $

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Sale date: 2017

 

Auction: Bonhams

 

In 2017, this car was sold for 15 $ 600,000 with mileage 9 600 miles. The car at the time of sale had one owner.

 

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa (1957) – 16.4 million U.S. dollars

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Date of sale: 2011

 

Auction: Gooding & Company

 

A car with a very rich championship history.

 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale (1962) – 16.5 million USD

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: Gooding & Company

 

Personal car famous car designer Nuccio Bertone. This car is unique. It was created personally for himself Burton.

 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (1961) – 16.8 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: Gooding & Company

 

Though this car is no sports history, but the entire life of the car documented and certified by Ferrari. Plus this car is one of the most beautiful ever created by Ferrari.

 

Ferrari 250 LM (1964) – 17.6 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Auctions

 

Driving this car sat not one of the legendary racing driver.

 

Ferrari 250 GT California LWB California Spider Competizione (1959) – 18 million USD

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Sale date: 2017

 

Auction: RM Sothebys

 

This machine was specially created to participate in the 24-hour races in Le Mans. In the end, all was not in vain. In 1949 the car won the third place in the race.

 

Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione (1954) – 18.4 million USD

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Sale date: 2014

 

Auction: Bonhams

 

This car has become party to numerous racing. Including the “Golden mile” and “24-hour race at Le Mans”.

 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (1961) is 18.5 million US dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: Artcurial

 

Roger de Bayonne was a French businessman who created a large collection of cars. But then he had financial problems. In the end, most of the collection of cars was sold out. But this car was thrown in the garage which is found unchanged only 15 years later after the bankruptcy of the businessman.

 

Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider (1939) – 19.8 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: RM Sotheby’s

 

Only in the world there may be 10-20 of these cars. But none of their owners reluctant to part with such a rare car. And only in 2016 someone decided to sell such a valuable car.

 

Jaguar D-Type (1955) – 21.8 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: RM Sotheby’s

 

This car was the winner at Le Mans in 1956. By the way, this car is today the only one who won the race in a series of C-or D-Type. Other cars have not survived.

 

Aston Martin DBR1 (1956) – 22.6 million US dollars

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Sale date: 2017

 

Auction: RM Sotheby’s

 

Aston Martin built only five DBR1, and this was the first. Among other things this car has become a winner of the prestigious competition.

 

Ferrari 275 GTB / C Speciale (1964) – 26,4 million USD

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Sale date: 2014

 

Auction: RM

 

This is one of the sports cars special version. This was the Ferrari 275 GTB special edition.

 

Ferrari 290 MM (1956) – 28,1 million dollars

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Sale date: 2015

 

Auction: RM Sotheby’s

 

The incredible racing history of this sports car.

 

Mercedes-Benz W196 (1954) – 29.6 million USD

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Sale date: 2013

 

Auction: Bonhams

 

The company Mercedes has made only 14 such cars. Survived only 10. Here is one of them, which in 2013 was sold almost 30 000 000 dollars.

 

Ferrari 335S (1957) – 35,7 million dollars

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Sale date: 2016

 

Auction: Artcurial

 

Behind the wheel of this car raced a world famous race car drivers. Also a car with a rich history of victories in the competition.

 

Ferrari 250 GTO (1962) – 38.1 million U.S. dollars

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Sale date: 2014

 

Auction: Bonhams

 

The company Ferrari in history has only produced 39 thousand units of the Ferrari 250 GTO. These cars very rarely appear at auction. For example, this sports car was sold in 2014 for $ 38.1 million. Before that the car belonged to one family for 39 years.

But maybe $ 38 million is not the limit. We have information that in August 2018 at the RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey will be put up another sports car Ferrari 250 GTO 1962 model year with a valuation of $ 45 million.

So as you can see value of the old rare classics no limit.

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