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SF Gate
$4.7 Million for 1952 Jaguar Race Car

NEW YORK, NY, USA - This 1952 Jaguar C-Type race car has sold for $4.7 million, setting a new world record for the model. The sale beat the previous record by $865,449.

Source: SF Gate - December 4, 2013


$14.3 Million for 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Racer

NEW YORK, NY, USA - This 1964 Ferrari 250 LM sold for $14.3 million, setting a new world record for the model (250 LM). According to reports, only 32 examples of Ferrari 250 LM were ever been produced.

Source: Bloomberg - November 21, 2013


South Wales Argus
$937,000 for 1902 Rolls-Royce Forerunner

This 1902 Panhard Levassor has sold for $937,000 (£583,000). The car was thought to be the inspiration for the earliest Rolls-Royce and was owned by Lord Llangattock, the father of Charles Rolls.

Source: South Wales Argus - November 6, 2013


$967,458 for Rare 1903 Clement-Talbot Car

A 1903 Clement Talbot (Type CT4K) has sold for $967,458. There are only a small number of the Teak-Bodied cars, and this particular car had been under ownership by the Sears family since 1936.

Source: Bonhams - November 1, 2013


$52 Million for 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO Racer

This 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO racer was sold for $52 million, setting a new world record as the world's most expensive car. Reportedly the car was sold in a private transaction.

Source: Bloomberg - October 3, 2013


Bloomberg Businessweek
$9.3 Million for 1935 Alfa Romeo (New World Record)

A 1935 Alfa Romeo race car (8C-35), once been driven by the legendary racer Tazio Nuvolar, has been sold for $9.37 million at auction. The sale set a new world record for an Alfa.

Daily Mail
Bond Car Bought For $100 Fetches $865,000

Purchased in a storage unit auction for $100. This James Bond (Lotus Esprit) submarine car from the 1977 film 'The Spy Who Loved Me' has sold for $865,000 (more).

Car Buzz
$3.2 Million for 1967 Corvette (New World Record)

A 1967 Corvette Convertible has become the most expensive Corvette sold by fetching $3.2 Million in a Dallas, Texas, auction. Reportedly the car is only one of 20 made (more).



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