Most Expensive Classic Cars Were Sold In The Auction House
Lately, classic cars began to be regarded as one form of investment which is worth high. The classic car prices continue to soar as the development time becomes an attraction for collectors around the world. Then, what are some of the classics like cars that have high value in the market? Here we present a list of 10 most expensive classic cars ever sold in the auction house.
1.1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider
Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider collector hounded this because this car was only produced as many as 37 units with the help of the company Carrosserie Scaglietti. The rarity of this car makes it are in the top 10 on the list.
The modern Ferrari is indeed costly, but also not a mass-production car that has the highest price. Another case with Ferrari and a population already rare. Let alone in a well-preserved condition, such as the Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder 1961 year-made you see above.
A similar car sold for US $17,160,000 in M. Gooding & Company auction Hall, during the Amelia Island Concourse d’Elegance in the United States. As well as making it as a record of the car with the highest price ever sold at auction Hall such. 250 GT is one of the 56 units ever made, and one of only 37 units equipped with cover lights like the one in that car.
There are only 37 250 GT SWB with lights like that
In addition to rare, also for the first time, the 250 GT SWB offered openly to the public, in the 55-year history of his life. Although the price is spectacular. The figure has yet to beat Ferrari with the same model, which sold more than 18 million in US auction Artcurial beginning in 2015.
At that time, which sold well was the Ferrari 250 GT SWB that was found in disrepair in a warehouse in France, but still smooth.
M. Gooding & Co. Auction
Even then it still lost to Ferrari 250 GTO classic car Berlinetta nature year 1963 sold $38 million, making it the most expensive car ever sold at public auction. So why Ferrari 250 very expensive when he has more than 50 years?
In addition to rare, a row of 250 GT it has something that makes it worthy to stand in the historical record. As this Ferrari, for example, used to be a ‘ Star ‘ 1963 romantic comedy film titled Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow “which won an Academy Award. Or 250 GT found in French that was once owned by actor Alain Delon, when her still touch of romance with actress Jane Fonda.
Ferrari California once owned by Alain Delon
Ferrari 250 GT SWB is one of Ferrari’s masterpiece is unique because in addition to large-powered, also has a short wheelbase and vivacious. Placed in front of the machine has a capacity of 3.0 liter V12 configuration. The maximum power capable issued reached 240 hp while the engine spins at 7,000 rpm. As a supplier of power to the rear wheels used a 4-speed manual transmission, plus a disk brake on all four of the vehicle to stop its speed.
In addition to the Ferrari 250 GT SWB California, auctions are also some Porsche collection belonging to the actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld, which if together, generating sales of about $22 million.
2. Classic car 1964 Ferrari 250 LM
Price: $17.6 million
The rare vehicle is indeed often become prey. No matter what the price, collectors will be happy to pull out the contents of the wallet for the sake of getting the car dreams. It also happened at the auction house Sotheby’s, New York, United States.
Ferrari 250 LM sold at a price of 17 million u.s. dollars by the year 2015 was praised as the best example of Ferrari with Central engine configuration. This car is the 23rd unit with a total of 32 Ferrari 250 LM.
3. Ferrari 375 Plus Spider Competizione-1954
Auction House: Bonhams, Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
Ferrari 375 Plus-Spider Competizione car is made deliberately for special racing team Ferrari at the Mille Miglia in 1954. Have a machine with a capacity of 4.9 liter V12 mounted in the front of the car, driven by Umberto Maglioli successfully became the second fastest in the race of a thousand miles. This car has a motor 4.9 liter V12 and won an international race at Silverstone in may in the year 1954.
4. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider
Auction House: Arcturial, Paris, 2015
Price: $18.5 million
Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider was discovered in an abandoned condition in a warehouse along with 100 other cars. Ferrari cars were sold on the auction house with a price of 18.5 million u.s. dollars in condition what it is like when found from the warehouse.
5. 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti
Auction House: RM Auctions Monterey Sale 2014
In 1962, Ferrari made a big surprise by producing 250 GTO; a GT car produced specifically for the homologation FIA class Group 3 Grand Touring Car.
Designed by Sergio Scaglietti, the man who has also produced 250 GTO, the 275 GTB/C 3.3-liter engine gets
This car is one of three units of the Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale ever produced in Maranello in late 1964 and early 1965 to fulfill the requirements of homologation racing car Ferrari 275 GTB.
Ferrari 275 GTB/C is designed and created to challenge the Ford GT 40 and Shelby Cobra Daytona event at Le Mans in 1965.
This car is a Ferrari first that uses independent suspension and being a representation of the evolution of Ferrari 250 series, including the 250 GTO a very legendary.
The 250 GTO was created for the 2.0-liter class won international championships for GT Manufacturers for three consecutive years from the year 1962 to 1964. Becoming one of the last front-engined racing cars that remain competitive at the top level sports car racing.
6. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S N.A.R. T Spider
Auction House: RM Auctions Monterey Sale 2013
Price: $27.5 million
Ferrari 275 GTB/4S N.A.R. T Spider is the fruit of thought Luigi Chinetti. A car importer that jelly sees the high demand for a sports car with an open roof in the American market.
Chinetti appealed to Enzo Ferrari 275 GTB series provides in order for convertible by bringing big name N.A.R. T (North American Racing Team) emblem on the back.
The price of the auction with a record $27 million dollars from Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spiders * S a very rare, making waves penetrate the whole scene of a classic car.
Unprecedented late-model Ferrari, get that number — which is usually a series of 250 preservation of pre-1964.
What makes Ferrari sports car is much more valuable than the thousands of other classic Ferrari cars? How the price of a single automobile is almost double that of the average price of $14 million dollars
Part of what makes this valuable expensive Spider NART is a unique blend of the styling of Ferrari of late 1950 ‘s beautiful and sophisticated mechanicals.
Upgrade GTB/4S has dramatically improved the performance of a V-12 supercar.
Almost the entire suite of technology racing Maranello applied on Spider NART – the rebellion succeeded in making it the luxury car capable of reaching high speeds in the racing arena.
7. 1956 Ferrari 290 MM
Auction House: RM Sotheby’s, New York City, 2015
Ferrari 290 MM sold in New York City is becoming the most expensive cars are record holder as sold in the year 2015. The most expensive car sold in New York City. And the most expensive car ever sold by RM Sotheby’s.
This car was built specifically for the Formula 1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio competed in the Mille Miglia race in 1965, sold for $28 million (£18.5 million). The historical value that is what makes this car a very high value.
8. 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196
Auction House: Bonhams, Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013
Price: $29.6 million
One reason for Mercedes-Benz W196 Grand Prix has sold at a high price at the Goodwood Festival of Speed the year 2013 is because this race car ever has driven by Juan Manuel Fangio. Five times World Formula One Championship.
This car is sold in the condition of ‘ authentic ‘ with stains and dust that clung to. As this new car out of the racetrack.
9. 1957 335 Sports Ferrari Scaglietti
Auction House: Artcurial, Paris 2016
Price: $35.7 million
Ferrari Scaglietti Sports following 335 has a history in the race is very long. Starting from the first Sebring 12 Hours race, and Mille Miglia, and Le Mans, everything ever made this car. A long history that is what put this car in the second position in the list.
10. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
Auction house Bonhams Quail 2014:
Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta nature-made car into the most expensive 1962 year ever sold on the auction house, for now. This car made for competes in the FIA World GT Championship the year 1963. And became champion of the event throughout the year. From only 39 GTO 250 units produced by Ferrari. The car sold at Bonhams is one of the most well preserved while most commonly used for racing.