The 17 Most Expensive Cars Sold at Auction

Do you play the lottery? Well, if you want to tool around town in any of the fine automobiles listed below, perhaps you ought to — chances are you don’t have a cool $13 million laying around. Yet. ($13 million is the least expensive item on this list of the most expensive cars ever sold at auction.)

1998 McLaren F1 "LM-Specification"

1998 McLaren F1 “LM-Specification”

The most recently produced car on this list set the record for the world’s fastest production car, reaching 231 mph in March of 1998. Someone with a need for speed and deep pockets snagged one for $13.75 million last August.

1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato

1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato

Introduced in October 1960 at the London Motor Show, this handsome devil was effectively a DB4 GT lightened and improved by the Zagato factory in Italy. Initially, the factory had plans to produce 25 cars, but demand wasn’t as strong as expected, and production ceased at the 20th unit. That’s partly why one changed hands for $14.3 million last December.

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

This car was the ninth of just 32 made, and it was the last Ferrari to be the overall winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, having been driven to victory in 1965 by Jochen Rindt, Masten Gregory and American driver Ed Hugus. In November of 2013, this one sold for $14.3 million.

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