|The Ferrari 250 GTO is a racing car which was produced by Ferrari from 1962 to 1964. In total, 39 250 GTOs were manufactured.|
In 2004, Sports Car International nominated it the top sports car of all time. Motor Trend Classic placed the 250 GTO first on a list of the "Greatest Ferraris of All Time." Popular Mechanics named it the "Hottest Car of All Time."
|In 2012 the 1962 250 GTO made for Stirling Moss became what was then the world's most expensive car in history, selling for $35m.
|In October 2013, Connecticut-based car collector Paul Pappalardo sold chassis number 5111GT privately for a reported $52 million.
|The world record for a car at auction was broken for the fifth time in six years on August 14, 2014 when a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at Bonham's Quail Auction for US$34,650,000 (US$38,115,000 including buyers premium).|
The car sold from the Maranello Rosso Collection and stamped with chassis number ‘3851 GT’ was the 19th 250 GTO Berlinetta made by Ferrari and completed on Sept. 11, 1962.
|The car was delivered to the leading French racing driver Jo Schlesser, co-driven by himself and French ski Champion Henri Oreiller in the 1962 Tour de France Automobile race.|
Oreiller later crashed the car during a race at Montlhery Autodrome, south of Paris, and died of his injuries in hospital. A newspaper report at the time said the Ferrari careered off the track and flipped twice after a tire burst.
|The car was repaired by Ferrari in Italy and was sold to Italian driver Paolo Colombo in time for the start of the 1963 competition season.|
In 1965 young Fabrizio Violati, the scion of a wealthy Italian family, bought the car. “I saved the car from scrap and hid it from my parents. I only drove it at night so nobody would see me”, Bonhams quoted him as saying.
1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti
|One of the rarest Ferraris in existence has become the most expensive car ever sold at auction. Price tag: £25 million, or about $36 million. Only four of the 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti were ever made.|
Auction house Artcurial Motorcars put the vehicle on the block during its annual Retromobile sale in Paris last week.
|A 4.1-litre V12 engine gives the car a massive 400 horsepower, enabling it to reach a top speed of 190 miles per hour—unheard of at the time.|
The car won the Cuban Grand Prix in 1958, finished second in the Mille Miglia, and set a lap record at Le Mans during its racing career, having been driven by the likes of Stirling Moss and Mike Hawthorn.
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. Price: $38.1m. 39 were built.
1954 Mercedes W196. Price: $29.6m.
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider. Price: $27.5m
1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale. Price: $26.4m.
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider. Price: $18.5m.
1954 Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione. Price: $18.4m
1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Price: $16.4m.
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider. Price: $15.2m.
1964 Ferrari 250 LM Price: $14.3m
1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight $13,200,000 – 2015
1953 Ferrari 240/375 MM Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ $12,812,800.
1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta - $12,402,500
2005 Ford GT. 6,941 Miles. Sold for $230,000
|The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader in live auctions of collector cars, classic cars, corvettes, hot rods, street rods and muscle cars.|
1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV. 400/370 HP, 4-Speed. Sold for $160,000
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback. Professional Restoration Sold for $250,000
1992 Ferrari 512 TR. 3,200 Miles Sold for $295,000
1968 Ferrari 330 GTS. $ 3,000,000
1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S. Sold for $2,300,000
2005 Maserati MC12. Sold for $1,575,000
1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible. Executive Demonstrator of John Herlitz Sold for $2,250,000
1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster. $1,000,000
1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera. Steve McQueen's Last Special Order Porsche Sold for $1,950,000
1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE. 426/425 HP, 4-Speed Sold for $185,000
1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro. 427/425 HP, 4-Speed Sold for $155,000
Bonhams: The Scottsdale Auction January 28, 2016
1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. $ 1.5 - $ 1.8m
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Coupe. $ 1.5-$ 1.8m
1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta. $1 - $1.2m
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP Silver Ghost "Roi-Des-Belges" $ 800,000 - 1m
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupe. $ 650,000 - 750,000
1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale US$ 150,000 - 180,000
1931 Packard 840 Roadster US$ 250,000 - 275,000
2006 FORD GT US$ 320,000 - 360,000
1953 Kaiser-Darrin Sport Convertible US$ 200,000 - 250,000
1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT US$ 325,000 - 375,000
1936 Rolls Royce Phantom III 40/50HP Sendaanca De Ville US$ 75,000 - 100,000
1962 Bently S2 Continential Flying Spur US$ 200,000 - 300,000
1934 Packard Eight 1101 Coupe US$ 100,000 - 120,000
1948 Bently Mk VI Drophead Coupe US$ 120,000 - 150,000
1964 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon US$ 800,000 - 1.1 million
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Continential Coupe US$ 140,000 - 180,000
1938 Coddington “French Connection” Roadster - $407,000
|Barrett-Jackson’s 45th Anniversary Scottsdale Auction was held January 23-31 at WestWorld of Scottsdale and featured over 1,400 vehicles, most selling at No Reserve.|
1958 Corvette LS2 convertible $220,000 (Lot #1288)
1962 LS3 roadster $159,500 (Lot #1319).
1953 Delahaye Type 235 Unsold
Shelby Cobra CSX2495 $797,500
1939 Talbot-Lago T-15 Cabriolet (Lot #1378) $550,000
“Smokey and the Bandit” promo car. (Lot #7004) $550,000.00
The King. 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Custom De Ville – Elvis $170,500 (Lot #1388)
The Queen. 1940 Cadillac Custom – Sophia Loren $148,500 (Lot #1408)
The 1956 Ferrari 290 MM was part of the “Driven by Disruption” auction at RM Sotheby’s.
|A 1956 Ferrari race car fetched $28.05 million, leading sales at a Sotheby’s auction in New York on December 10, becoming the most expensive car of 2015. |
The evening sale tallied $75.1 million. Of the 59 lots offered, 48 found buyers.
2003 Ferrari Enzo. $3.3m
|RM Sotheby's is the worlds largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles. |
|Highlights included legendary singer Janis Joplins iconic Porsche 356 C 1600 SC Cabriolet. The car was expected to fetch $400,000. It made $1.7 million|
It has been on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland since 1995.
1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow. $3.7m
1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante $2,200,000 - $2,500,000
|1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato. $14.3 million
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pinin Farina. $5.7m
Only 40 Series 1 Pinin Farina Cabriolets were built.
1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial by Scaglietti $5,000,000 - $6,500,000
1959 BMW 507 Roadster Series II $2,300,000 - $2,600,000
1988 Ferrari 328 GTS
|RM Sotheby’s (formerly RM Auctions) is the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles.|
1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS by Scaglietti
1968 Alfa Romeo Gran Sport Quattroruote by Zagato
1942 Cadillac Series 60 Special Town Car by Derham
1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton
1956 Jaguar D-Type 'Long Nose'
1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet A
1988 Porsche 959 'Komfort'
1968 Porsche 911 S 'Soft Window' Targa
1933 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria
1966 McLaren M1B Can-Am
1970 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupe
1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham. $125,000 - $175,000
1961 Chrysler 300G Convertible $121,000
1958 Buick Special Convertible. $57,750
1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible. Sold for $203,500
2005 Ford GT $319,000
1933 Packard Twelve Individual Custom Sport Phaeton in the style of LeBaron. $583,000
1932 Buick Series 90 Coupe Roadster $176,000
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Speedster by LeBaron. $302,500
1934 Pierce-Arrow Twelve Convertible Coupe Roadster. $297,000
|Barrett-Jackson is honored to be selected by world-class businessman and car collector Ron Pratte for the sale of his world-renowned collection at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015 auction.|
Ron Pratte, a businessman who demands perfection in everything he has a hand in, built the majority of his collection at Barrett-Jackson auctions. This pristine collection includes Carroll Shelby’s personal vehicle – the only remaining 1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake, that sold for a world record $5.5 million, and a Pontiac Bonneville Special Concept Car, one of only two.
Shelby pegged the car's 0-60-mph time at just over three seconds.
Two prototypes, one painted metallic bronze and one emerald green, were built with the intention of unveiling them simultaneously at the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf in New York and the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles in 1954.
The 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special concept car, went for $3.3 million
The former record for a Tucker was $ 1.1m. $2,915,000.00
|"This year's Scottsdale auction was on a scale unlike anything in our 44-year history," said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson, in a statement|
The bus roared to $4 million on the block.
This 1947 Bentley Mark VI last sold for $ 1.7m. $2,750,000.00
One of only 153 1968 Shelby GT 500s. $440,000.
1957 Desoto Adventurer Covertible $225,500.00
1955 Chevrolet Nomad Autorama Custom Wagon
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione “Tour de France,” one of the first of 36 250 GT LWB TdFs built with the single-louver body style and covered headlamps. $7.6m
|The ninth consecutive sale at Battersea Park’s Evolution exhibition center took place on September 7, 2015 with 55 of 75 lots selling. The auction generated more than $25.4 million in sales|
1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Est. £1,100,000 - £1,400,000 - Sold £1,232,000.001
1992 Ferrari F40. $ 1.3m
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage. $ 1.2m
The English Marilyn Monroe, Diana Dors' 1964 Maserati Mistral 3.7 Spyder. $ 847,000
1968 Ferrari Dino 206 GT, $ 559,263
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL roadster
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2006 Porsche Carrera GT, $721,630.00