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There's no shortage of expensive, rare Ferraris, including those that have racing history. But this 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB that will be auctioned at Gooding and Company's Scottsdale auction is a bit unusual. For one thing, it's the one-and-only prototype of the 275 GTB model line. This was the car that was used to develop the new sports car as well as several of the features that were firsts for the brand, including independent rear suspension and a rear transaxle. It was also the test bed for the
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RM Sotheby's sold the most expensive automobile ever auctioned in Arizona in the form of a 1937 Mercedes 540K Special Roadster that went for $9.9 million.
Barrett-Jackson is preparing to auction off the first 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro that was shown at SEMA, with proceeds going to United Way.
RM Sotheby's has a trio of Shelby Cobras lined up for its Scottsdale auction next month, including a multiple championship-winning 427 Competition Cobra valued at $3 million.
Gooding & Co has a collection of Ferraris up for auction in Scottsdale, including an Enzo, F50, F40, 250 Lusso, 250 cabrio, Dino, 512 BBi and 328 GTS.
Russo and Steele has this one-of-a-kind 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 going up for auction in Scottsdale next month with a custom shark-nose front end.
Between Barrett-Jackson, RM Auctions, Gooding & Company and Bonhams, this weekend saw over $292 million in classic cars and trucks change hands in Scottsdale, Arizona. These are the top ten most valuable lots, a list dominated by Ferraris – starting with the $9.6-million 250 LM.
The first examples of the new Ford Shelby GT350R, Chevy Corvette Z06 Convertible and Cadillac CTS-V donated by their manufacturers have brought in millions for charity at Barrett-Jackson's 2015 Scottsdale auction.
Gooding & Company sells $51.5 million worth of metal at the 2015 Scottsdale auction, including a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico, a 1966 Porsche 906 Carrera 6 and Jay Leno's 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8.
RM Auctions moves $63.7 million worth of metal, including a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM that set the record for the highest ever paid at the Arizona event at $9.6 million.
Last month we reported on a very rare McLaren being put up for auction under the auspices of Gooding & Company. One of only 106 examples of the McLaren F1 ever made, one of only 28 made in GTR competition spec, and one of just ten longtail versions, chassis number 021R won FIA GT Championship races in Germany and Finland, making it one of the most successful F1 GTRs ever campaigned and earning its place in the pantheon of McLaren lore.
McLaren only built 106 examples of the devastatingly fast F1 supercar. And though it didn't originally intend to race them, 28 of those produced were turned into GTR competition versions. Of those, only ten featured the extended Longtail bodystyle. Chassis #021R, seen above (click to enlarge), was among the most successful of them, and it's now going up for auction.
Vintage Ferraris consistently top the list of the most expensive cars ever sold. In private treaty sales, the 250 GTO is king, but even at public auctions, it's the horses that prance the highest. After the Mercedes W196 grand prix racer that set the world record this past July at nearly $30 million, the list of eight-figure sales is populated almost entirely by Ferraris: a 275 GTB/4 NART Spyder for $27.5 million, the pair of '57 Testa Rossas that sold separately a few years ago for $17 and $13
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