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10 Most Expensive Auction Cars Ever Sold

No 2. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Price: $12,402,500

The 250 Testa Rossa had old-tech drum brakes and a live rear axle and drivers such as Luigi Musso, Mike Hawthorn, Peter Collins, Wolfgang Von Trips, Phil Hill, Oliver Gendebien and Wolfgang Seidel became legends as they won the maker’s championship for Ferrari. In this car, Hill and Gendebien won LeMans. Only 19 of the type were built.

No 1. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa


Price: $16,390,000

This 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa was sold in 2011 at the Gooding & Company auction during the Pebble Beach collector car extravaganza. The car is more commonly known as the “666” Testa Rossa, because of its serial number from the Ferrari factory, 0666TR. It’s actually the first prototype of all of the subsequent Testa Rossas which boasted a 3.0-liter V12 engine. It has raced at LeMans, the Nurburgring, and at Sebring endurance sports car events.

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