The third 250 GTO ever built has a respectable racing history under its belt.
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It was part of Ford's 1-2-3 finish at Le Mans and could fetch millions.
Last November, Lamborghini gave Pope Francis a Huracán RWD customized in the white and gold colors of Vatican City. Unsurprisingly, Pope Francis announced it would be auctioned for charity, and that auction occurred this past week. The car rolled across the block of an RM Sotheby's auction and brought in 715,000 euros, which at current exchange rates is about $857,000.
Some sources regard the mid-1950s Mercedes-Benz 300SL "Gullwing" the first supercar. When it was introduced in 1954, it was certainly unlike anything else, and the 212-horsepower direct injection straight six made it the fastest production car of its day. With a rich motorsport history and the still amazing gullwing doors, the 300SL holds a special place among classic Mercedes-Benz coupes.
Oh, and there's a 6.0-liter V8 under the hood.
Chassis No. 1029 was originally painted in 500 Grey and made a cameo in the 1988 Francis Ford Coppola film "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," starring Jeff Bridges.
The G1 was built to support Alfa Romeo's racing activities and was marketed to the same upscale clientele as Rolls-Royce, Hispano Suiza and others.
This "Rambo Lambo" underwent a $325,000, five-year restoration.
It helped him win the 2001 F1 championship.
Million-dollar pants, anyone?
Check out that patina.
This brings the total to 210.
The most expensive cars this year were mainly Ferraris and Aston Martins. The most expensive car overall cost over $20 million.
This prototype built the legend of the 917.
White accents, an Italian tricolor, and a whole boatload of good karma.
It's painted in the traditional Scottish blue with a white cross of team Ecurie Ecosse, and it's still in original, race-winning condition.
CSX2000, in original, unrestored condition, earned a final bid of $12.5 million, plus auction fees.