Classic cars are big money makers at auctions. This article will take a close look at some of the most expensive cars sold at auction.

The price of a 1994 McLaren F1 LM is $19.8 million. It has a 6.0 L V-12 with 627 horsepower. This car is expensive but not considered a classic. The price of the 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider is $21.23 million. It has a 2.9 L straight-8 engine with 180 horsepower. It is a pre-war example of a traditional classic car. The last one sold for $19.8 million. The 1963 Aston Martin DP215 sold for $21.455 million. It has a 4.0 L straight-6 with 326 horsepower. It never won a race but is one of a kind. The price of the 1955 Jaguar D-Type is $23.35. It has a 3.4 L straight-six with 250 horsepower. This car came in first thru fourth and six during the 1957 Le Mans. It sold for $21.78 million.

The 1935 Duesenberg SSJ has a 7.3 L straight-8 supercharged with 400 horsepower. The supercharged version could go from zero to sixty in eight seconds. The actor Gary Cooper had his sell for $22 million. The price of the Aston Martin DBR1 is $23.67 million. It has a 2.9 L V-6 engine with 301 horsepower. David Brown created this car and won the Le Mans in 1949. One of the first five made sold for $22.5 million.

Ford and Ferrari are both huge names in the car industry. While Ford may have famously beat Ferrari during the 1966 Le Mans race, Ferrari automobiles take home more from a typical auction. The price of a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM is $19 million. There were only 32 of these cars made and it has a 3.3 L V-12 engine with 320 horsepower. The price of a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione is $19.46 million. It is the same car type used in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and it has a 3.0 L V-12 engine with 262 horsepower. The price of a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider is $20 million. It has a 3.0 L V-12 engine with 277 horsepower. The one owned by actor Alain Delon sold for 16,288,000 euros.

The price of the 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale is $28.7 million. It has a 3.3 L V-12 engine with 230 horsepower. Mauro Forghieri created three cars as successors to the GTO. The price of the 1962 Ferrari GTO is $48.4 million. It has a 3.0 L V-12 engine with 296 horsepower. This is the holy grail of engines, and there are only 36 of these cars made. The one that won the 1964 Tour de France was sold for $70 million. The price of the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S NART Spider is $30.38 million. It has a 3.3 L V-12 engine with 300 horsepower. Only 10 were ever made and one sold for $25 million. The price of the 1956 Ferrari 290 MM is $30.45 million. It has a 3.5 L V-12 engine with 320 horsepower. MM stands for the driver Mille Miglia who won in it. There were four made and one sold for $28 million.