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
A 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $38,115,000 at a 2014 Bonhams auction.
2. Mercedes-Benz W196
A 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 sold for $29,607,760, also at a 2013 Bonhams auction
3. Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
The first Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa on our list sold for $16,390,000 at a 2011 Gooding & Company auction.
The second Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sold for $12,402,500 at a 2009 RM Auction.
5. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider
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
A 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe sold for $9,800,000 at a 1987 Christie's auction.
7. Bugatti Royale Berline de Voyage
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?