World’s Top 10 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold

If you ever wondered what cars were sold for the highest bucks in actions around the globe, wonder no more as today we are going to reveal world’s most expensive cars ever sold.

Millions of dollars were spent for these aesthetically appealing world’s classics; some of them were driven by legendary drivers who have won many championship with their blazing speed , comforting seating and unmatched handling.

These epic cars are sold for millions because of numerous factors including rarity (production units), age (model year) and associations (titles/championships won).

Dominating the list are Ferrari cars who comprise 70% of the most expensive cars list. Other featured automakers include Alfa Romero, Jaguar and Mercedes Benz who each have one car in the list.

All prices combined, these 10 insanely expensive cars cost more than quarter of a billion dollar ($262 million).

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold

10. Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione

Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione
Bonhams
Price: $18,309,614 Model: 1954
Auctioneer: Bonhams Auction Date: June 27, 2014
Top Speed: not known Units Produced: 5

9. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider
(c)2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Price: $18,649,760 Model: 1961
Auctioneer: Artcurial Auction Date: February 6, 2015
Top Speed: 240 km/h Units Produced: 56

8. Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider by Touring

8. Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider by Touring
(c)2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Price: $19,800,000 Model: 1939
Auctioneer: RM Sotheby’s Auction Date: August 20, 2016

7. Jaguar D-Type

7. Jaguar D-Type
Patrick Ernzen (c)2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Price: $21,780,000 Model: 1955
Auctioneer: RM Sotheby’s Auction Date: August 20, 2016
Top Speed: 261 km/h Units Produced: 71

6. Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti

6. Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti
Darin Schnabel (c)2014 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Price: $26,400,000 Model: 1964
Auctioneer: RM Auctions Auction Date: August 16, 2014
Top Speed: not known Units Produced: 3

5. Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider by Scaglietti

5. Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider By Scaglietti
Darin Schnabel (c) 2013 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Price: $27,500,000 Model: 1967
Auctioneer: RM Auctions Auction Date: August 17, 2013
Top Speed: not known Units Produced: 10

4. Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti

4. Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti
Tim Scott Fluid Images (c) 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s
Price: $28,050,000 Model: 1956
Auctioneer: RM Sotheby’s Auction Date: December 10, 2015
Top Speed: 280 km/h Units Produced: 4

3. Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula 1 Racing Single-Seater

Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula 1 Racing Single-Seater
Bonhams
Price: $29,650,095 Model: 1954
Auctioneer: Bonhams Auction Date: July 12, 2013
Top Speed: 300 km/h Units Produced: not known

2. Ferrari 335S Sport by Scaglietti

Ferrari 335S Sport by Scaglietti
RobbReport
Price: $35,711,359 Model: 1957
Auctioneer: Artcurial Auction Date: February 5, 2016
Top Speed: 300 km/h Units Produced: 4

1. Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta

Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta is world's most expensive car ever sold
Bonhams
Price: $38,115,000 Model: 1962
Auctioneer: Bonhams Auction Date: August 142014
Top Speed: 280 km/h Units Produced: 39

Sources: RM Sotheby’s, Bonhams

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