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The Most Expensive: Ferrari Testa Rossa Nets $16 Million at Auction

A Ferrari may be a better investment than actual gold! This would certainly seem true because at Gooding & Co. auction house, a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa prototype sold for an astounding $16.4 million dollars during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last week!

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Gooding & Co. stated that it was a world record price for a car sold at an auction, which is saying a lot! Clearly those that arrive at this event are prepared to spend, and likely pull up in an amazing luxury rental car specially chosen for the event.

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa in classic red

The second most expensive sale at the luxury car auction occurred on Saturday, when a 1959 Ferrari 250 fetched $3 million. Just a day later, on Sunday, a Duesenberg Whittel coupe went for $10 million. Underling sales included a Shelby Cobra that nabbed $2.6 million and a Fiat that went for $1.1 million.

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

The exclusive and discreet auction house declined to release the name of the buyer of the exotic sports car, as is the norm for the company. Can you be jealous of a stranger? I believe so!

1959 Ferrari 250 GT

1959 Ferrari 250 GT

 

 

 

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