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Top 10 Most Valuable Cars of All Time

RankModelDate SoldFactsBuyer & SellerImageValue
11955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe2022One of only two Mercedes 300 SLR Coupes, this example with rest with the new billionaire owner. The second 300 SLR will remain in the MercedesBenz Museum.Sold during a private Sotheby's auction, the winning bid was from a high end car buyer from Switzerland, Simon Kidston. Behind the broker was British billionaire Sir James Arthur Ratcliffe. Known from his chemical company Ineos, his net worth is nearly $28 billion. Ratcliffe also owns one-third of the Mercedes-Benz F1 Team.1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe$142 million
21962 Ferrari 250 GTO2018There are only 39 1962 Ferrari 250 GTOs, and sold for $18,500 new from the Ferrari dealer. There was one small barrier to purchasing a new 1962 GTO, it required the approval from Enzo Ferrari before the deal was accepted.Software executive and the 15th Microsoft employee, Greg Whitten, sold the Ferrari 250 GTO after owning the car for 18 years.1962 ferrari 250 gto $70 million
31957 Ferrari 335 S2016The car was driven by racing legends, Peter Collins and Trintignant at Sebring, then Wolfgang von Trips in Mille Miglia. Mike Hawthorn in 24 Heures du Mans, and a victory at the Cuba Grand Prix with Sir Stirling Moss.After an amazing racing career, the 1957 Ferrari 335 S was sold to Architect Robert Dusek in 1960. In 1970, it was sold to Pierre Bardinon, a fanatic Ferrari collector.1957 Ferrari 335 S$35.7 million
41954 Mercedes-Benz W1962013Victory for Juan Manuel Fangio at the 1954 Formula 1 championship, then Hans Hermann and Karl Kling. After its racing career the car was displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.During the 1980s, the car was stored in a warehouse in a private collection.1954 mercedes w196$29.6 million
51956 Ferrari 290 MM2015The "MM" stands for Mille Miglia, the 1956 Ferrari 290 was a race car built specifically for the grueling race. And in 1956 with Eugenio Castellotti behind the wheel, it won. Only 4 models were made, with this model taking 1st place at the 1956 Mille Miglia, and the second model taking 4th place. 1956 ferrari 290 MM$28 million
61967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S NART Spider2013One of only ten models produced. The single owner 1967 Ferrari remained in the Smith family for three generations.This car had one owner before it was sold for a record $27.5 million. Eddie Smith from North Carolina purchased the car new in 1968 from his friend, and Ferrari importer Luigi Chinetti.1967 ferrari$27.5 million
71964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale2014The Ferrari Speciale is one of only three Berlinetta Competizione cars ever made. Like many Ferrari's of the 50s and 60s, it was made for racing. The car was owned by Preston Henn, a collector, race car driver, and entrepreneur from Florida who made a fortune with his indoor/outdoor flea markets.1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale$26.4 million
81956 Aston Martin DBR12017This model was the very first of just five 1956 DBR1s. The car won Nurburgring and Le Mans in 1959, and was raced by the legends Sterling Moss, Carroll Shelby, and Jack Brabham.Carefully maintained by Aston Martin specialist RS Williams, the DBR1, John McCaw purchased the car in 2000, and sold it in 2009.1956 Aston Martin DBR1$22.5 million
91935 Duesenberg SSJ2018One of only two models ever built. Duesenberg was an American luxury car company started in 1928, with the goal to build the most powerful and luxurious cars in the world. The next year the stock market crashed, and Duesenberg Motors went bankrupt in 1937.In 1935, the car cost $5,000 from the dealer. One time owned by Hollywood actors Gary Cooper and Clark Gable, then sold to race car driver Briggs Cunningham. Then sold to Miles Collier in 1986.1935 Duesenberg SSJ$22 million
101955 Jaguar D-Type2016The Jaguar D-Type won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1955, 1956, and 1957. This model won in 1956 driven by Ecurie Ecosse. Only two owners since race car driver Ecurie Ecosse. This car was sold to Sir Michael Nairn in 1970. Then sold to a private collection in 1999.1955 Jaguar D-Type$21.8 million

35 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold

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Top 10 Most Valuable Aston Martin Cars

11956 Aston Martin DBR1$22.5 million
21963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Prototype$21.5 million
31962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato$14.3 million
4Left-Hand-Drive 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato$9.5 million
51959 Aston Martin DB4GT Prototype$6.7 million
61965 Aston Martin DB5 Bond Car$6.4 million
71955 Aston Martin DB3S$5.5 million
81935 Aston Martin Works Ulster LM19$4.6 million
91961 Aston Martin DB4GT Lightweight$3.9 million
101955 Aston Martin DB3S (#52)$3.7 million

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