Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold
Care to know which car is the most expensive ever sold according to the records? We all have a taste for expensive stuff, even tho we are not fully aware of it. Let’s all find out together which cars were the most expensive ever sold!
1. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
The 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is one of the most expensive cars in the world, with a lot of people paying a whole lot of money for them, but it’s the prototype that was made back in 1957 that sold for the highest price ever (as far as public auctions go).
The car was sold for $16,390,000 on August 2011 at Monterey, Calif. The car is known to collectors as the “666” Testa Rossa (Italian for “red head”), because its serial number from the Ferrari factory is 0666TR.
See the most expensive car in the video below, it’s filmed back in 2009, when it’s previous owner had bought it for $14 million.
2. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Surprisingly or not, the second most expensive car ever sold was another 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa… Only 19 of these jewels were made and sold. This one, was bought for an astonishing $12,402,500 in May 2009 at Maranello, Italy.
3. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder
This car belonged to Oscar-winning actor James Coburn, he bought and used it in 1964, but owned it until 1988. In 2008, English radio personality Chris Evans bid nearly $11 million for the car, setting a record for the time.
4. 1931 Duesenberg Model J Murphy-Bodied Coupe
This car was sold for $10,340,000, on August 2011 at Monterey, California.
See the auction below:
5. 1931 Bugatti Royale Type 41 Kellner Coupe
Only 6 such cars were made and sold. This car went for $9,800,000 when it was sold in November 1987 at London, England.
See it in action below
(new views system) | Written with love and coolness by crissa on October 11, 2012 in Cool Stuff
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