The car auction is popular for those looking to purchase rare vehicles. The bidding nature of a car auction might reach ridiculous prices depending on the value of the item and sometimes the bid might reach more than you’ll make in a lifetime. Hagerty compiled a list of some of the most expensive cars sold at auction and you can see them below. Dream big! One of these may be yours next.

 

  1. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Coupe

    Sold for $38,115,000, including buyer’s premium

    Bonhams; Carmel Valley, US; August 2014

  2. 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196

    Sold for $29,700,000, including buyer’s premium

    Bonhams; Chichester, UK; July 2013

  3. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder

    Sold for $27,500,000, including buyer’s premium

    RM Auctions; Monterey, CA; August 2013

  4. 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Coupe

    Sold for $26,400,000, including buyer’s premium

    RM Auctions; Monterey, CA; August 2014

  1. 1954 Ferrari 375-Plus Spyder

    Sold for $18,315,846, including buyer’s premium.

    Bonhams; Chichester, UK; June 2014

  1. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Prototype

    Sold for $16,390,000, including buyer’s premium

    Gooding & Company; Pebble Beach, CA; August 20111957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Prototype | car review @ Top Speed

  1. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California SWB Spyder (closed headlight)

    Sold for $15,180,000, including buyer’s premium

    Gooding & Company; Pebble Beach, CA; 2014

  1. 1964 Ferrari 250 LM

    Sold for $14,300,000, including buyer’s premium

    RM; New York; NY; November 2013

  1. 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Competizione Berlinetta

    Sold for $12,800,000, including buyer’s premium

    RM Auctions; Villa Erba, IT; May 2013

  1. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

    Sold for $12,402,500, including buyer’s premium

    RM Auctions; Maranello, IT; May 2009

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