Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold

One thing that scares a lot of people from owning classy cars is the price. Most often than the classy nature of a car automatically determines how expensive the car may cost.

Though the brand of the car influence the price, some cars are just made to a particular group of people who can afford it and might not even drive the car often.

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Below is a list of Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold

Ferrari 250 GTO – $70,000,000 (£52,300,000)

This car was sold by a German racing driver Christian Glaesel to US car parts mogul David MacNeil.

The car has an illustrious motorsport history, winning the 1964 Tour de France and finishing fourth in the 1963 Le Mans 24-Hour, among various other appearances. It’s also never been crashed, which experts say is the key to its huge value.

Ferrari 250 GTO – $70,000,000 (£52,300,000)

Photo: Ferrari 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO, chassis number 4153 GT

This 1957 Ferrari was another record-breaker when it sold at the start of 2016 to become the most expensive racing car ever sold at auction. Previously owned for 40 years by a private collector, it caused huge interest because it had been raced by Peter Collins and Maurice Trintignant in the 1957 Sebring 12 Hours.

Mercedes-Benz W196 – $29,600,000 (£23,880,600)

The Mercedes-Benz W196 was raced by Juan Manuel Fangio, it won the German and Swiss Grands Prix in 1954. It was the most expensive car ever sold at auction at the time of the sale in 2013.

Ferrari 290 MM – $28,050,000 (£22,630,100)

Ferrari 290 MM was built for the 1956 Mille Miglia and was also driven by the great Juan Manuel Fangio his name always adds considerable prestige and value to any car he competed in.

Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S NART Spider – $27,500,000 (£22,186,365)

The North American Racing Team (NART) campaigned Ferrari cars in the USA for to raise awareness of the brand during the 1950s and 1960s.

However, it also ordered special road cars from the factory, and this Spider is one of only 10 that were made. Adding to its appeal is a spell of ownership by actor Steve McQueen, who used it in the film ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’.

Ferrari 250 LM – $17,600,000 (£14,199,270)

The 250 LM’s name tells you all you need to know about this model: it was built to race at Le Mans. Just as importantly, it started the mid-engined era at Ferrari, which promptly went on to win the 1965 Le Mans race. Fewer than the required 100 were made to qualify as a GT car, so it raced as a prototype. Only 32 were built and that now guarantees rarity and high prices, such as what was paid for this one in 2015

Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione – $18,400,000 (£14,844,695)

Ferrari is racing past and this 375-Plus is no exception. it was made from new to be used by the Scuderia and finished second in the 1954 Mille Miglia. Little wonder then that buyers were fighting so hard over it when it sold back in 2014.

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