Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Ultra Cool Cars in the News - 2013

A rare Ferrari convertible sold for $27.5 million, setting a new world record for the most expensive Ferrari and non-race car ever sold at auction.

The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 N.A.R.T. Spider, one of only 10 ever made, is considered the "holy grail" for collectors.
The Ex-Fangio Mercedes-Benz W196R sold at Bonhom's auction for $29,650,095 or £19,601,500, the most expensive car at auction, on July 12, 2013.
A Ford used by Steve McQueen in the race car film "Le Mans" became the most expensive American car ever sold at auction, according to RM Auctions. The 1968 Ford GT 40 (a similar version of one pictured) sold for a record $11 million at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Aug. 19. 2012.
This 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta "Competizione" sold for 9,856,000 euros or $12,812,800, including buyer's premium, in an auction hosted by RM Auctions at Lake Como, Italy, on May 25, 2013.
The new Lamborghini Veneno, the automaker's fastest model ever, to mark its 50th anniversary, was presented on March 4, 2013 ahead of the Geneva Car Show. The company is building three models of the car ... at 3 million euros each. It can accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds.