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The Most Expensive Cars Sold at Auction

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Posted On: November 22, 2021 by Backes Auctioneers in: Auctions, Auto and Shop Equipment

If you’ve never been to a car auction, you may reconsider after reading about the cars sold at auctions in the past. Not only is it fun to look at these valuable vehicles, but you also get to witness people bidding millions on them. Here are some of the most memorable and expensive cars sold at auction:  1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale by Scaglietti  Sold for: $26,400,000  Where: RM Sotheby’s Auctions  When: 2014  This Ferrari features aluminum bodywork and a lighter chassis, making it lighter than a standard 275 GTB road car. Plus, the engine is mounted lower in the car which brings the center of gravity closer to the track, making it even faster than average.  1954 Mercedes-Benz W196  Sold for: $29,600,000  Where: Bonhams, Goodwood Festival of Speed  When: 2013  Can you imagine buying spending millions on a car just for it to have leftover grime and blemishes

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