Top 50 World’s Most Expensive Cars

Top 50 World’s Most Expensive Cars

We all like dreaming, it is always inspiring and motivating. Movies, magazines, and beautiful pictures are what have always been the main push forward for most people. No doubt each of us has dreamed of the perfect car more than once, leafing through new concept cars on the pages of luxury magazines or stumbling across articles about vintage Ferraris sold at auctions for millions of dollars.

Today we decided to make our rating of the most expensive cars in the world. In fact, in addition to fabulously expensive vintage, some companies chase the title and annually bring to market new models that cost space money. One is cooler than the other, but which car can be called the most expensive. Let’s take a look together.

We have gathered for you the top fifty vintage and contemporary cars from the world’s most awarded manufacturers and tried to briefly justify exorbitant prices (although it is not always easy). Let’s start with the cheapest, which is only a little bit above in price of a 3 bedroom apartment in most of the cities in the world.

50

Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce Ghost


Price: $315.000

The most affordable and compact model from the luxury British automaker. The car was created for leisurely and comfortable driving in the city. The perfect interior, noise insulation, and suspension of Ghost allow you to spend hours in its seats. Classic elegance and beauty mixed with innovative features and aggressiveness in some design elements.

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale

Ferrari SF90 Stradale

Price: $625.000

Ferrari SF90 Stradale is a truly iconic car of the Italian manufacturer, and there is a minimum of two reasons for it. First of all, SF90 is the first plug-in hybrid of Ferrari, produced in series order, which demonstrates the change of orientation of the manufacturer towards electrification and innovation. Secondly, the model was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Scuderia Ferrari racing team, which is just reflected in the name of the car.

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McLaren P1

McLaren P1

Price: $1.15 million

The successor to the legendary McLaren F1 produced until 2005, the P1 was the first supercar in the world to be equipped with a hybrid powertrain. Only a total of 375 units of this model were assembled. To learn how to drive the McLaren P1, buyers are offered to undergo training at a special school equipped with racing simulators, after which they are allowed to drive around the track. For a fee, you can also get advice from McLaren team driver Frank Stephenson.

47

Zenvo ST1

Zenvo ST1

Price: $1.2 million

Zenvo is, probably, one of the least known luxuries are manufacturers to our readers. Don’t be surprised, the ST1 models won’t be the only ones from this Denmark high-end brand. Zenvo ST1, a supercar with a gasoline V8 engine, was presented as a concept in 2009, and only in 2012, the first buyers were able to try it. The supercar accelerates from a place to 100 km/h in three seconds, but its maximum speed is electronically limited to 375 km/h.

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Aston Martin Valhalla

Aston Martin Valhalla

Price: $1.3 million

The first but not the last car of Aston Martin on our list is Valhalla. The Valhalla is a hybrid supercar from the British manufacturer with two electric engines, axle spacing. Interestingly, the transmission developed specifically for the hypercar has no reverse gear — electricity is used for reversing. Aston Martin Valhalla is considered to be the affordable (yes, for just a little bit more than one million) version of the iconic Valkyrie supercar.

45

Ferrari LaFerrari

Ferrari LaFerrari

Price: $1.4 million

Ferrari LaFerrari is a timeless classic. It was introduced to the public in 2013 and was considered to be the fastest supercar of the iconic Italian brand. The hypercar is powered by a hybrid powertrain, based on a 6.2-liter direct-injection, 790 horsepower V12 engine, which generates 700 Nm of torque at 6,750 pm. The design of the car is also more than simply impressive.

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Aston Martin One-77

Aston Martin One-77

Price: $1.4 million

The British luxury brand’s incredibly powerful supercar surpasses even the famous Ferrari F12. The name One-77 is not accidental, because these cars were produced only 77, which adds exclusivity to the already almost perfect supercar. Produced in 2012 — 2013, Aston Martin One-77 was equipped with an atmospheric V12 engine of 7.3 liters volume and 760 hp, combined with a six-speed robotized transmission. According to the datasheet, the car needed only 3.7 seconds to accelerate to a hundred, and its top speed was 354 km/h.

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Zenvo TS1 GT

Zenvo TS1 GT

Price: $1.9 million

Another car from the Danish luxury manufacturer. The Hyper-GT supercar from the Danish manufacturer was introduced in 2017. The TS1 GT has a power output of 1,180 hp and a maximum torque of 1,100 Nm. The car has a seven-speed gearbox with paddles and electrohydraulic actuators, which, according to the company, shift almost as fast as Formula 1 gearboxes.

42

Rimac C_Two

Rimac C_Two

Price: $2 million

Rimac C_Two, or Rimac Concept Two, was introduced in Geneva in 2018. This electric supercar can accelerate to 100 oh/ in just 1,85 sec, which is extremely impressive. This model from the young and not very famous Croatian automaker was called the main competitor to the Tesla Roadster (1,9sec to 100 km/h by the way). Though the design is not its strongest point.

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Koenigsegg One:1

 

Koenigsegg One 1

Price: $2 million

The serial megacar from the Swedish luxury brand was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014. The 400 km/h mark on the speedometer of the Koenigsegg One:1 is reached in about 20 seconds, and the maximum speed of the hypercar is about 450 km/h. By comparison, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 SuperSport takes 25 seconds longer to accelerate to 400 kilometers per hour. Impressive, isn’t it?

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Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Price: $2.2 million

So now as we crossed the $2 million mark, it’s time for Lamborghini to step in. The iconic Italian manufacturer of one of the most wanted cars in the world starts its presence in our list with its Sesto Elemento, a coupe which is equipped with a 570 hp V10 5.2 petrol engine from the Gallardo model, a six-speed robotized transmission, and all-wheel-drive system. The Sesto Elemento can reach 100 km/h in just 2.5 seconds.

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Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

 

Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Price: $2.2 million

The modified version of the famous Italian supercar, Ferrari Laferrari Aperta is a premium two-seat sports roadster. The car is equipped with an advanced hybrid power plant. It is based on a huge 6,262 cubic centimeter turbocharged V12 petrol engine. Large capacity coupled with an advanced supercharging system allowed the engineers to squeeze out 800 horsepower at 9250 rpm and about 700 Nm of torque at 6750 crankshaft rpm. The engine is paired with an electric motor with 64 horsepower. Acceleration to 100 km/s is made in 3 seconds.

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McLaren Speedtail

McLaren Speedtail

Price: $2.25 million

The British Hypercar Speedtail has an engine with a displacement of 3994 cm³ developing 1050 horsepower, which allows the car to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 403 km/h. McLaren Speedtail is a premium hypercar, the distinctive feature of which is not the excellent technical characteristics, but primarily its exterior design.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

 

Aston Martin Vulcan

Price: $2.3 million

The Vulcan is a supercar from Aston Martin, designed exclusively for driving on the racetrack. It is a very limited edition model, equipped with a 7.0-liter atmospheric V12 engine with 811 hp, the torque to the rear wheels is transmitted through a six-speed sequential gearbox. Many external elements of the Aston Martin Vulcan are made of carbon. The interior of the supercar is also almost entirely made of carbon fiber and additionally reinforced with a safety cage.

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Ferrari F60 America

Ferrari F60 America

Price: $2.5 million

This model, introduced by the Italian company in 2014, is an improved prototype of the F12 Berlinetta. The supercar is equipped with a removable roof. And if the roof is not removed, its speed will not be more than 120 kilometers per hour. Certainly, it is not enough for a sports car, but without a roof, the car turns into a super-powerful unit. A 6.3-liter V12 engine easily produces a speed equal to 740 horsepower. Two clutches and a 7-band robot accelerate the car in 3.1 seconds to 100 km/h.

35

Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4

Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4

Price: $2.5 million

One of the most modern members of our list, the supercar from Lamborghini, was presented to the general public in 2021. Based on the legendary Aventador, this limited edition car also takes over several important technical features from the Sian FKP 37. The Countach is equipped with a 6.5-liter atmospheric V12 engine that produces 780 hp. It works in conjunction with a seven-band robot, in which a 48-volt electric motor with 34 horsepower is integrated. The supercar accelerates to 100 km/s in 2.8 seconds. Only 112 cars of this model are planned to be produced.

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Pagani Huayra BC

Pagani Huayra BC

Price: $2.55 million

The BC is an improved version of the famous Huayra from the Italian automaker Pagani. The main pride of the car is the ultra-light and super-efficient suspension, for the manufacture of which aviation aluminum was used (which significantly reduced the weight). The Huayra BC is equipped with a 6.0-liter V12 engine developed by Mercedes-AMG specialists. The engine works in conjunction with an upgraded seven-band Xtrac robot. The Pagani Huayra BC comes also in a Roadster version, and its price is $3,5 million.

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Ferrari LaFerrari FXX-K

Ferrari LaFerrari FXX-K

Price: $2.6 million

Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K is a track version of the famous supercar of the Italian automaker, where K in the name means on-board kinetic energy recovery system – KERS. The electric motor of the FXX K develops 190 horsepower (163 on the standard version), and the 6.3-liter V12 is boosted from 800 to 860 horses. The peak torque is 900 Nm.

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Mercedes AMG One

Mercedes AMG One

Price: $2.7 million

The Mercedes-AMG One is a hypercar created by the German automaker based on Formula 1 racing cars. The basis of the power unit is a 1.6-liter V6 turbocharged gasoline engine from an F1 bolide but adapted for road conditions. Mercedes plans to build a total of 275 AMG One models at prices starting at $2.7 million each. On average it ends up at around $3 million for a unit.

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Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti Chiron

Price: $2.99 million

Named after the famous auto racer Louis-Alexander Chiron, this supercar from Bugatti was introduced in 2016, as a successor of Bugatti Veyron, which for many years was the most famous supercar in the world, not to say less. Thanks to the amazing power characteristics and the advanced transmission, the hypercar can accelerate to 100 km/s in just 2.4 seconds, to 200 in 6.5 seconds, and 300 already for 13.6. The speed limit of the Bugatti Chiron is 420 kilometers per hour.

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Aston Martin Valkyrie

Aston Martin Valkyrie

Price: $3 million

The jewel of the British car industry, the Aston Martin Valkyrie, has amazing features, the most interesting of which are the 1,000 horsepower and the fact that Adrian Newey, who has created championship cars for various Formula 1 team and is one of the best, if not the best, designers in the history of the sport, had a hand in the creation of the car.

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Koenigsegg Jesko

 

Koenigsegg Jesko

Price: $3 million

The Koenigsegg Jesko coupe replaces the legendary Agera RS and Regera models in the Swedish brand’s range. Also, the Jesko was originally planned as Koenigsegg’s most mass-produced car, with the company intending to produce 125 units, equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine, and two turbochargers. Jesko has a nine-speed unit of its design, with six clutches and no synchronizers at all. The transmission is called Light Speed Transmission: according to the company, it changes gears “at the speed of light”.

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Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio

Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio

Price: $3 million

The Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio supercar, introduced in 2013, has an incredibly memorable design because the manufacturers set out to repeat the silhouette of a classic boat, creating this car. The technical basis for Sergio was the supercar Ferrari 458 Italia. The concept inherited from its predecessor a chassis and a 4.5-liter V8 engine with 570 hp.

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Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere

Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere

Price: $3.4 million

The amazing result of the two legendary brands collaboration, Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere, is equipped with an engine with a capacity of 7993 cm3 develops 1109 horsepower, which allows the car to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.5 seconds and a top speed of 410 km/h.

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W Motors Lykan Hypersport

W Motors Lykan Hypersport

Price: $3.4 million

This car became known to the public after the movie Fast and Furious 7. It was the movie where the characters were flying between the buildings. Lykan Hypersport is made by W Motors of the UAE. It is equipped with a 3.7-liter twin-turbo engine with 750 hp and 960 Nm of torque.

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McLaren P1 LM

Bugatti La Voiture Noir

Price: $3.6 million

The P1 LM was created by a division of the British company McLaren and was completed by Lanzante. The whole point of the modification is that the basic version of the McLaren P1 has become lighter by as much as 60 kilograms, and the engine power has increased to 968 horsepower.

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Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport

Price: $3.6 million

The Chiron Pur Sport is a more dynamic version of the Bugatti Chiron that joins the French automaker’s sports car lineup. The Bugatti engineers have seriously reworked the chassis, gearbox, and engine for the new Bugatti Pur Sport. The engine has been modified into an 8-liter W16 motor with four turbochargers, which produces 1500 horsepower while reaching a maximum torque of 1600 Nm. The supercar accelerates to 100 km/h in 2.3 seconds.

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Lamborghini Sian

Lamborghini Sian

Price: $3.6 million

Sian was presented by Lamborghini in 2019 as the first hybrid supercar of the Italian automaker. It also has a platform with suspension, the combustion engine itself, as well as an all-wheel-drive system. As for the exterior, it is completely unique and partially adopted from the Terzo Millennio and LB48H concepts.

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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

Price: $3.9 million

Introduced in 2021, the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the French brand’s greatest GranTurismo according to its representatives. The supercar is powered by a W16 8.0 quad-turbo engine boosted to 1,600 horsepower, paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch robot. The Chiron Super Sport is electronically limited to a top speed of 440 kilometers per hour.

21

Lamborghini Veneno

Lamborghini Veneno

Price: $4.5 million

One of the most expensive production cars in the world can be considered Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, which price on the secondary market comes to 10 million dollars because such cars were produced only 9 pieces. This supercar comes out on top of the ratings first of all due to its unique futuristic design. As for the technical characteristics, the capacity of its engine is 750 horsepower with a torque of 730 Nm.

20

Bugatti Bolide

Bugatti Bolide

Price: $4.6 million

The lightest and most powerful racing car he French automaker, the Bugatti Bolide, was introduced in 2020. Powered by Bugatti’s proprietary 8.0-liter W16 engine, the Bolide has 1850 horsepower and 1850 Nm of torque. By comparison, on the Chiron, the motor generates 1,500 horsepower and 1,600 Nm of torque. Bugatti has gone to great lengths to make the Bolide as light as possible. All screws and fasteners are made of titanium, and the functional components are made of 3D-printed aerospace titanium alloy. Due to this, the Bolide is capable of accelerating to 100 km/h – in 2.17 seconds; to 300 km/h – in 7.37 seconds; and to its maximum speed of 500 (!!) km/h – in 20.16 seconds.

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Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Price: $4.8 million

Introduced in 2010 by Swedish brand Koenigsegg, the CCXR Trevita supercar represents an “environmentally friendly” modification of the CCX car that the company had previously released. The car is equipped with a 4755 cubic centimeter engine, develops 1,032 horsepower, which allows the CCXR Trevita to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 402 km/h.

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Pagani Huyara Imola

Pagani Huyara Imola

Price: $5.4 million

Based on the Huayra BC, the Impala, named after the track on which the car was tested numerous times, is lighter, longer, and faster than its predecessor. The supercar is powered by a V12 6.0 engine from Mercedes-AMG, which produces 827 hp and 1,100 Nm. The Impala is the most powerful car in the entire Pagani lineup.

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Bugatti Divo

Bugatti Divo

Price: $5.8 million

Based on the legendary Chiron in 2018, the Divo is a small-series supercar from Bugatti, which will be produced in only 40 copies. The Divo replicates the Chiron in many ways, with the only differences being the new carbon fiber body, the original design, and different interior trim. The car has also received modified suspension settings and an aerodynamic dodger that increases downforce in turns.

16

Maybach Exelero

Maybach Exelero

Price: $8 million

The main task in the creation of the new Maybach Exelero was to develop the speed of the car up to 350 km/hour. For this purpose, the supercar was equipped with a W12 power unit of almost 6 liters and two powerful turbochargers, taken from Mercedes. The original engine produced 600 horsepower, but after a redesign by Maybach engineers, this figure rose to 700 hp.

15

Bugatti Centodieci

Bugatti Centodieci

Price: $9 million

The Centodieci from the French supercar brand Bugatti was presented as a concept car in 2019. The car is capable of accelerating to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.4 seconds, to 200 kilometers per hour in 6.1 seconds, and 300 kilometers per hour is conquered in 13.1 seconds. The maximum speed is limited at 380 kilometers per hour, and in this, the Centodieci echoes another extreme hypercar – the Divo model.

14

Bugatti La Voiture Noir

Bugatti La Voiture Noir

Price: $12.5 million

Ultra-exclusive from Bugatti. The unique La Voiture Noire coupe. The car exists in a single copy and is a modern interpretation of the iconic Type 57 SC Atlantic. According to the idea of the creators, this model perpetuates the memory of Jean Bugatti, who created a car unique for its era Atlantic more than 80 years ago. the car was designed to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the automaker, and it was immediately bought by a wealthy man.

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Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Price: $13 million

The Rolls-Royce Sweptail was made in a single copy for a special customer of the company. The design of the car was inspired by the models of the 1920s and 1930s, and the chic Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe with a 6.75-liter V12 engine was taken as the basis. Sweptail has a 6,749 cc engine with 460 horsepower, which allows the car to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 5.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h.

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Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta

Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta

Price: $17.5 million

Supercar of the iconic Italian automaker was introduced to the public in 2018. The Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta has a 7,291 cc engine with 800 horsepower, which allows the car to accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 355 km/h. The main distinguishing feature of the supercar is exclusivity. In total, the Italian brand plans to build only three such supercars, and one of them will join Horacio Pagani’s car collection, while the other two will be sold.

11

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

Price: $17.6 million

The first vintage car in our list, Ferrari 250 LM, designed and manufactured in 1964, was sold from the auction for more than $17 million. A total of 30 units of this model were produced between 1962 and 1964, but this particular one was a single production. This car won the 24 Hrs Le Mans race in 1965.

10

1994 McLaren F1 LM

1994 McLaren F1 LM

Price: $19.8 million

There were only six units of McLaren F1 LM produced in the 1990s by the iconic British automaker. This particular car, sold from the auction for almost 20 million USD, is equipped with a 6,1 liters V12 engine and is famous for winning the Le Mans race in 1995.

9

1955 Jaguar D-Type

1955 Jaguar D-Type

Price: $21.7 million

The only Jaguar model in our list, D-Type, manufactured in 1955, is a truly remarkable automobile. This sleek and glossy deep blue roadster with a 6-cylinder engine was rocking the Le Mans race in 1956. The automobile changed three owners after the glorious race, where it was driven by Ecurie Ecosse.

8

1935 Duesenberg SSJ

1935 Duesenberg SSJ

Price: $22 million

The only model in our list from the historical American automaker Duesenberg was sold from the auction in 2018 for 22 million USD. There were only two SSJ cars produced, and this particular one was owned by the legendary actor Gary Cooper. This car with a Herb Newport body was produced in 1935. The SSJ was one of the fastest cars that could be driven on public roads in those times. The inline eight-cylinder engine, equipped with a compressor, developed about 400 horsepower, which allowed the speedster to accelerate over 220 kilometers per hour.

7

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider

Price: $27.5 million

One of the first Spiders, this particular Ferrari 275 GTB/4 was sold for a record 27 and a half million USD. The “N.A.R.T.” In its name stands for “North American Racing Team” of Luigi Chinetti. The car was super powerful and fast for its time — it was equipped with a V12 engine with a power of 300 hp.

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1956 Ferrari 290 MM

1956 Ferrari 290 MM

Price: $28 million

Not winning any races, but driven by the legendary racer Juan Manuel Fangio (one of the loudest names in the history of Formula 1), this Ferrari 290MM, manufactured in the middle of the 1950s, was sold from the auction for 28 million dollars. The Scarlett-red reassert with bold white “600” on both sides, still looks progressive and chic.

5

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

Price: $28 million

The new Rolls-Royce convertible concept was unveiled in 2021. The Boat Tail, which looks like its name and resembles a luxury yacht, is built on the same aluminum architecture as the production Cullinan, Phantom, and Ghost, a space frame that took eight months to refine. A total of 1,813 new parts were created especially for this model.

4

1954 Mercedes Benz W196R

1954 Mercedes Benz W196R

Price: $29.6 million

Another roadster connected to Juan Manuel Fangio, a legendary racer. This Mercedes Benz W196R won several large championships during the 1950s. The car was sold from the auction in 2013, being held in its original condition, with scratches and dents, which from one hand add value to the roadster, and from the other — are very hard to accept when hearing the price it was sold for, almost 30 million USD.

3

1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti

1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti

Price: $35.7 million

Another super-exclusive lot, this Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was one of only four cars of the same models produced at the end of the 1950s. The amazingly beautiful and cinematographic exterior of the roadster is elevated to the heights with the iconic red color of the Italian automaker. But it is not only about the beauty, as this car won numerous races.

2

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta

Price: $38.1 million

Ferrari with the index 250 was produced from 1954 until the end of the 60s in numerous modifications, and most of them were assembled in just one or very limited quantities. All 250s were two-door rear-wheel-drive Berlinetta coupes with hardtop or convertible roofs and were GT class cars – Grand Tourismo, but in essence, they were real supercars. Ferrari 250 GTO is a separate class of cars, which takes the top part of all possible ratings.

1

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO

Price: $70 million

After going through the whole article, it’s can’t be a surprise to see that the most expensive car in the world was manufactured by the iconic Italian automaker, as the Ferrari cars took most of today’s rating. So what makes the 250 GTO, introduced in 1963, so special?

The Ferrari 250 GTO is not only the most expensive car ever sold at auction but also the most expensive unrestored car ever put up for auction. Such an exorbitant cost of the car is due, first of all, to its small number, since only 36 of them were made, as well as the historical value – each 250 GTO has won a race. The sports coupe is equipped with a three-liter V12 Colombo engine that develops 300 horsepower. In the sixties, every buyer of the model was personally approved by Enzo Ferrari.