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The Daily Mail $38.1 Million for 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (New Record)

CARMEL, CALIFORNIA, USA - A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has sold for $38.1 million setting a new world record for the most expensive car sold at auction. The car was sold by Bonhams auction house.

Source: The Daily Mail - August 15, 2014


$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 Race Car

This 1935 Ferrari-team Alfa Romeo (8C-35) race car was sold for $9.37 million, setting a new world record for an Alfa sold auction. The car had once been driven by the legendary racer, Tazio Nuvolari.

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek - September 14, 2013

Car Buzz
$3.2 Million for 1967 Corvette L88 Convertible

A 1967 Corvette L88 Convertible, became the most expensive Corvette ever sold when it fetched $3.2 Million in Texas, at a Dallas auction. The car is one of 20 made.

Source: Car Buzz - September 9, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek
$27.5 Million for 1967 Ferrari

A 1967 Ferrari Spyder, became the most expensive Ferrari ever sold, when it sold at auction for $27.5 Million in Monterey, California. The car is only One of 10 made.

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek - August 18, 2013

The Daily Mail
$29 Million for 1954 Mercedes Race Car

A 1954 Mercedes race car that was driven by five-time F1 champion Juan Manuel Fangio, became the most expensive car ever sold at public auction after fetching $29 Million (£19.6 Million).

Source: The Daily Mail - July 12, 2013

Motor Trend
$30 Million for 1936 Bugatti in Private Sale

A 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic has reportedly sold for $30 million, in a private sale brokered by Gooding and Company, breaking a world record at the time.

Source: Motor Trend - May 5, 2010