Spoiler alert: six out of the top ten most expensive cars ever sold at auction are Ferraris––with the most expensive vehicle on our list selling for over US$48 million

Diving into the world of luxury classic cars, we're letting you know the makes and models of the ten most valuable vehicles ever to go under the hammer, plus how much they sold for. 

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1. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

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Above 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (Photo: RM Sotheby’s)

Price: US$48,405,000

Sold by: RM Sotheby’s

Date: August 2018

2. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

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Above 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (Photo: Bonhams)

Price: US$38,115,000

Sold by: Bonhams

Date: August 2014

3. 1957 Ferrari 335S

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Above 1957 Ferrari 335S (Photo: Artcurial)

Price: US$35,711,359

Sold by: Artcurial

Date: February 2016

4. 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196

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Above 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 (Photo: Bonhams)

Price: US$29,600,000

Sold by: Bonhams

Date: July 2013

5. 1956 Ferrari 290 MM

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Above 1956 Ferrari 290 MM (Photo: Getty Images)

Price: US$28,050,000

Sold by: RM Sotheby's

Date: December 2015

6. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider

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Above 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider (Photo: RM Auctions)

Price: US$27,500,000

Sold by: RM Auctions

Date: August 2013

7. 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale

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Above 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale (Photo: RM Auctions)

Price: US$26,400,000

Sold by: RM Auctions

Date: August 2014

8. 1956 Aston Martin DBR1

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Above Aston Martin DBR1 (Photo: RM Sotheby's)

Price: US$22,550,000

Sold by: RM Sotheby's

Date: August 2017

9. 1935 Duesenberg SSJ

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Above 1935 Duesenberg SSJ

Price: US$22,000,000

Sold by: Gooding & Co

Date: August 2018

10. 1955 Jaguar D-Type

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Above 1955 Jaguar D-Type (Photo: Getty Images)

Price: US$21,780,000

Sold by: RM Sotheby's

Date: August 2016

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