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Most Expensive Vintage Cars Sold At Auctions

7 Apr 2014 by admin

Vintage cars are purchased to be admired and polished. However, their price is not small at all, so those who really want them must pay a serious amount of money.

Here are five most expensive cars ever auctioned:

Ferrari 250 GTO

Most Expensive Vintage Cars Sold At Auctions

Between 1962 and 1964 were produced only 30 Ferrari 250 GTO models, thing that turned them into really precious objects of those who were auction fans. In addition to their rarity, it is assumed that this car is the fastest one of its generation. In 2012, it was sold for $32 million.

Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe

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This car was sold in 2010, in California, for $30 million. This impressive price was set because of its rarity, namely there were produced only two models. It was launched in 1936 and is a proof that art-deco existed in the auto field as well.

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

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It is a racing car built between the 50s and the 60s, the number of copies that left the factory being only 34. In August 2011, it was sold for $16 million at an auction in California.

Mercedes-Benz 540K

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It was presented for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in 1936. The production of this model was stopped at the end of the Second World War, being one of the favorite cars of the Nazis. Even Adolf Hitler gave a copy, as a gift, to the Croatian leader Ante Pavelic. In 2011, the car was auctioned at $11 million.

Ferrari 250 GT

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This Ferrari 250 GT from 1959, is one of the cars involved in the LWB California Competizione. Elegant, rare and pretentious, it didn’t deserve to be sacrificed as a racing car, so, soon after the event, the car entered in the garage of a billionaire. In 2010, it was sold for $7.3 million.