7 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold At Auction

7 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold At Auction

Have a sweet classic ride that you want to sell for a big price? Then bring it to your local auction. Auctions are a great way to have wealthy people bid on your classic car and possibly even have you walking out a millionaire yourself. There are a great many factors that go into the price a car gets at auction, including the rarity, aesthetic design and of course, the nostalgia factor. As the following 7 cars prove, the sky is the limit when it comes to a selling price on some of the world's most sought after vehicles.


1. Ferrari 250 GTO

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A 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $38,115,000 at a 2014 Bonhams auction.


2. Mercedes-Benz W196

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A 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 sold for $29,607,760, also at a 2013 Bonhams auction


3. Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa


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The first Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa on our list sold for $16,390,000 at a 2011 Gooding & Company auction.


4. Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

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The second Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sold for $12,402,500 at a 2009 RM Auction.


5. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

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Number 5 on the list, is this Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider sold for $10,894,900 at a 2008 RM Auction.


6. Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe

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A 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe sold for $9,800,000 at a 1987 Christie's auction.


7. Bugatti Royale Berline de Voyage

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A slightly different model, the Bugatti Royale Berline de Voyage went for a slick $6,500,000 in a 1986 Kruse auction.


Now only one question remains, if you became an overnight millionaire, which one of these sweet rides would you add to your collection?

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