If you’ve ever wondered what the world’s most expensive car looks like, then feast your eyes on the Ferrari 250 GTO. It recently sold for $52 million, making it the most expensive car in the world.
It’s no secret that becoming the owner of a classic car is not cheap. Vintage cars are highly sought after by a growing number of collectors who will pay huge figures for rare vehicles. The Ferrari 250 GTO, however, will stretch even the most generous budgets.
Originally costing £6,000, the Ferrari 250 GTO has seen a 500,000% increase in its value. There are some key reasons why:
Rare, classic cars sold at auctions often make headlines for their outrageous price tags. Here are some of the most expensive used cars ever sold:
This 1954 Mercedes-Benz race-car is the most expensive car ever sold at a UK auction – it went for $30 million in England this year.
This rare 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S NART Spider fetched a staggering $27.5 million at auction.
This 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa sold at an auction in California for $16.4 million, making it one of the most expensive cars ever sold in the US.
Chris Evans acquired a Ferrari 250 GTO in 2010 – this vintage 250 GTO Ferrari – which cost him £12m.
If you’ve always fancied getting behind the wheel of something pretty special, why not visit one of our prestige and performance centres for a test drive?