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Top 5 Most Expensive Classic Cars in the World

Everyone must have dreamed about having one of these following most expensive classic cars in the world. For some people, having one of these classic cars is all about spending money. But for the others, having one is also prestigious. Some people even think about making it as an investment sometimes because they cost lot of money of course. Their prices are stated between $5 to $40 million. Can you imagine how much money those people spend to buy these classic cars?

5. 007 Aston Martin DB5: $5-$10 million

007 Aston Martin DB5

The 007 Aston Martin DB5 is one of the most expensive classic cars in the world. It is a car which was purchased by radio broadcaster, Jerry Lee, originally from Aston Martin in 1969 for $12,000 at first. However, after this 5th most expensive classic cars in the world appeared in both “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball”, Lee has entered the car in an auction for about $10 million at price.

4. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder: $10.8 million

1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder

The 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder is one of the most expensive classic cars in the world. It was sold in May 2008 at the RM Auctions/ Sotheby’s Ferrari Legend and Passion auction at the price of $10.8 million. This 4th most expensive classic cars in the world was owned by former Magnificent Seven star, James Coburn for twenty-five years.

3. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa: $12.4 million

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

The 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is one of the most expensive classic cars in the world. It was sold at an auction in Maranello, home of Carrozzeria Scaglietti for about $12.4 million. This 3rd most expensive classic cars in the world featured in twelve more races between 1960 and 1963, making it one of the most raced Ferraris of all time.

2. 1934 “Star of India” Rolls-Royce Phanton II Continental: $13 million

1934 “Star of India” Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental

The 1934 “Star of India” Rolls-Royce Phanton II Continental is one of the most expensive classic cars in the world. It was auctioned alongside twenty-four other rare Rolls-Royces and another three Bentleys for an impressive price at $13 million. This 2nd most expensive classic cars was one of 281 Continental Phantom II ever produced and built for the Maharajah of Rajkot.

1. Peter D. Williamson Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic: $30-$40 million

Peter D. Williamson Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic

The Peter D. Williamson Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic is one of the most expensive classic cars in the world. Only four types of this car were produced and only two have survived to this day. This car is owned by Bugatti collector, Dr. Peter Williamson. While it was drastically modified by its second owner, Dr. Williamson restored it to its original specifications after acquiring it for $59,000 in 1971. After Williamson’s passing, this most expensive antique car in the world was sold to an undisclosed buyer at a price of $30-$40 million.

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