The Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder may have been introduced to the mainstream by the classic 1986 John Hughes' film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (of course, that car was a replica), but the iconic convertible has long been one of the most desirable collector cars for those in the know. With a little over 100 built, California Spyders rarely come up for sale, and when they do, they bring big money. Back in 2008, a 1961 model set a record for a car sold at auction with a $10.9 million price tag.
How much is a Pebble Beach 'Best in Show' car worth? We're about to find out. A 1938 Horch 853A Erdmann & Rossi Sport Cabriolet (that's quite a mouthful) is looking for a new home and is headed to auction at RM's Monterey sale in August. The car underwent an extensive restoration in 2001 and debuted at the 2004 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance where it took home first prize. Since then, the Horch has gone on to win many other accolades including the Best in Show at the New York City Concours
Last year, RM Auctions held a special Ford-themed sale during the Monterey car week, offering a unique chance to buy various Ford concept cars built in the last decade. While that was a one-time event, RM is once again be working with Ford to auction off a select number of concept cars for this year.