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Welcome to the most expensive cars ever sold.
Price: $.30,000,000
Year of Manufacture: 1936
Power: 210bhp
No, that isn't a typo. Thirty million dollars. One of only three Bugatti Atlantics built, one of the others sits in the Bugatti museum, the other in ralf lauren's massive car collection. Highly praised for its art-deco elegance, the Bugatti 1936 Type 57SC Atlantic was a step forward in it's days. The car is widely considered the most beautiful pre-war car in all auto history, and is said to be the favourite design of Jean Bugatti himself... Read More
Price: $.18,700,000
Year of Manufacture: 1963
Power: 300bhp
A controversial one, this. For many, the 250 GTO is well known as one of the most expensive and beautiful cars in the world. But the image they almost all have, is of the Series one car, with its trademark 3 vents at the front of the bonnet. This car is actually a Series 1 car, rebodied by the factory with the Series II body in 1964, making it somewhat of an anomaly... Read More
Price: $.12,200,000
Year of Manufacture: 1957
Power: 300bhp
On May 17th, 2009, the 1957 Ferrari 250 TR made its way to the number one spot at RM's Leggenda e Passione event in Maranello, Italy and astounded with its final sale price. This TR is one of 22 pontoon-fendered sports racers that were built in 1957 and 1958, but the car's incredible racing history puts it far beyond others. Ferrari 250 Testarossa chassis number 0714 was immediately modified by racer Piero Drogo after he bought it. He added air scoops underneath the doors to help cool the rear brakes. His first race in the car was the 1958 1000 Kilometres at Buenos Aires, Argentina... Read More
Price: $.10,400,000
Year of Manufacture: 1961
Power: 250bhp
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it"
Replacing their LWB California Spyder with a SWB version, Scaglietti showed a new 250 GT Spyder California at Geneva in 1960. Based on the 250 GT Berlinetta SWB, it also introduced disc brakes and a 280 PS (206 kW; 276 hp) version of the 250 V12. About 55 were built... Read More
Price: $.9,700,000
Year of Manufacture: 1931
Power: 300bhp
Crafted by Ettore Bugatti, the Type 41 is said to have come about because he took exception to the comments of an English lady who compared his cars unfavourably with those of Rolls-Royce. The prototype had a near 15-litre capacity engine. The production version, its stroke reduced from 150 mm (5.9 in) to 130 mm (5.1 in) had a displacement of 12.7 litres. The engine was built around a single huge block, and at (apx. 4.5 ft (1.4 m) long x 3.5 ft (1.1 m) high), is one of the largest automobile engines ever made, producing 205 to 223 kW (275 to 300 hp)... Read More