The Top 10 Selling Classic Cars

Traditionally, the list the worlds most expensive classic automobiles is dominated by Mecedes Benz and Ferrari. The rarest cars of both makes, when maintained in mint condition and sold at the right auction, have been known to collect record breaking prices. Here is a list of the all time top 10 sold at auction:

1. Ferrari 250 GTO Sold for $38 115 000


This GTO ( standing for Grand Tourismo Omologato or Grand Touring Homologated) was manufactured between 1962 and 1964 by Ferrari.

Potential buyers had to undergo screening in order to be personally approved by Enzo Ferrari, with only 39 being manufactured and a fraction of those kept in mint condition.

A red 1962 GTO made for Stirling Moss fetched $38 115 000 in a private auction by Bonhams in Carmel, California on August 14th 2014.

This was a record price for Ferrari, for an Italian car and for a US auction.

The car was sold to Communications Magnate Craig McCaw.