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Top 10 most expensive cars sold at auction in 2015

Ferrari Still Most Desirable Brand For Collectors

An amazing array of classics went up for auction in 2015, including these ten examples that each sold for over $10 million, highlighted by Fangio's Ferrari.

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Bertone's shark-nose Ferrari 250 set to break records

This one-of-a-kind Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta was designed by Giugiaro and built by Bertone. Now it's going up for auction at Pebble Beach, where it's tipped to fetch around $15 million.

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Jay Leno gets reacquainted with the Bertone Pirana

In 1967, a British newspaper commissioned Marcello Gandini and Bertone to rebody a Jaguar E-Type. What resulted was the one-of-a-kind Pirana concept, which stopped by Jay Leno's Garage in the middle of its restoration.

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Bertone can't part out historically protected collection despite looming bankruptcy

Some companies can survive long after their founder has left the building, while others are so centered around the identity of one individual that everything unravels in their absence. And there's arguably no place that can be seen more clearly than in the Italian automobile industry.

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Bertone confirms bankruptcy, needs savior by end of April

The previously reported (potential) demise of Italian coachbuilder Bertone has been confirmed, and the company has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The court has until the end of April to decide whether to shutter the business, which was founded in 1912, or find a buyer.

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Bertone goes bust

The famous Italian coachbuilder and designer Bertone may be on its deathbed. The company that penned the beautiful shape of the Lamborghini Miura has been facing financial hardships for months, and Autocar is reporting that the Turin, Italy firm has just declared bankruptcy.

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Bertone nearly bankrupt again?

Times are tough for coachbuilders these days. Karmann shut down a few years ago. Pininfarina only returned to profitability a year ago for the first time in nearly a decade. Italdesign Giugiaro has been subsumed into the Volkswagen Group (and not a moment too early). Noah Joseph

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Aston Martin Rapide wagon headed for production?

Back in March at the Geneva Motor Show, we had all manner of shiny new baubles trying to distract us from the Bertone Jet 2+2, a one-off from the Italian design house that basically amounted to an Aston Martin Rapide wagon. Yet we still couldn't take our eyes off the car and mutter a fe

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Bertone Jet 2+2 is a family-style Aston Martin Rapide

Leave it to Bertone to take a stab at improving the look of the Aston Martin Rapide. The coachbuilder may have done just that with its Jet 2+2 shooting brake unveiled here at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Using t

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Bertone bringing one-off Aston Martin Rapide shooting brake to Geneva

Way back in 2004 Bertone created a one-off concept called the Bertone Jet 2, a shooting brake based on the Aston Martin Vanquish. For this year's Geneva Motor Show the Italian styling house is doing it again, but this time it has used the Rapide

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Are the best days behind the Italian carrozzeria?

Museums, Not Motor Shows, Take Center Stage In 2012

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2012 Concorso Italiano celebrates Lamborghini, Fiat, Bertone

Shelby isn't the only company celebrating a major anniversary in Monterey this year. Lamborghini marked its 50th year in business, and the 2012 Concorso Italiano is packed with Raging Bulls from every era of company's history. While the show serves as a showcase for all Italian makes,

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Bertone may sell Nuccio Concept to collector for $2.65M

The Nuccio concept, showed off by Bertone as a rolling model at the Geneva Motor Show and then as a road-ready car at the Beijing Motor Show is in talks to be sold. An update Jonathon Ramsey

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Bertone Nuccio Concept is an orange and gray Dust Buster for the road

"The Nuccio is an 'extreme' sportscar that puts an evolutionary imprint on the concept that is built into Bertone's dna: the mid-rear engined berlinetta." So says Bertone in the press release you'll find below. Who are we to argue?

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Bertone reveals first images of Nuccio concept

While the Bertone Nuccio concept sketches released a couple weeks ago basically showed us nothing, but the latest batch of renderings better communicate what we'll see at next month's Jonathon Ramsey

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Bertone releases sketches of Nuccio Concept ahead of Geneva

Turin-based styling house Bertone has released a couple of sketches teasing its upcoming Nuccio Concept car. To be debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March, the Nuccio will reportedly be based on a mid-engine platform and is meant to commemorate the company's 100-year anniversary.

Bonhams auctions one-of-a-kind Bertone Spicup concept at BMW Museum

It's not every day that concept cars go up for grabs. The automakers and design studios that craft them typically hold on to their show cars for posterity, putting them away in archives that we'd imagine resemble the end scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark or else putting them in their own museums for visitors to their headquarters to see. That's what makes this particular item such a rare opportunity.

Giugiaro's original Lamborghini design unearthed and realized 50 years later

If you had asked us just a few days ago if Giorgetto Giugiaro was behind the design of any production Lamborghini, we probably would have answered, Sure, he must have...right? Wrong. Because none of Lamborghini's road cars ever bore the famed designer's lines.

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