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Ranking of the world’s highest-grossing vehicles in 2023! (Part 2)

Top 10 vehicles with high transaction prices

10th person: Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition (1963 model)

DP215 Grand Touring Competition is launched by the British premium car manufacturer "Aston Martin".

The DP215 Grand Touring Competition was launched in 1963 and is limited to one unit worldwide. It is a homologation certified model that inherits the DB4GT → DP212 → DP214 racing car.

In 1963, it participated in the Le Mans 24 Hours Endurance Race and was accidentally scrapped during a test run. I heard that it was restored by car enthusiasts.

At the RM Sotheby's auction in 2018, it was sold for US$21.455 million.

●Transaction price: US$21.455 million

No. 9: Jaguar D-Type (1955 model)

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"Jaguar" is a luxury car manufacturer based in the United Kingdom. The racing model produced in the 1950s was the "D-Type".

It features a long hood, an inline 6-cylinder engine and a convertible body. It has also participated in the Le Mans 24 Hours Endurance Race. Only 68 units were produced in total, making it a rare and extremely valuable model.

At the 2016 RM Sotheby's auction, it was sold for US$21.78 million. The car sold was owned by a racing team in the past and also participated in the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race in 1956.

●Transaction price: US$21.78 million

No. 8: Duesenberg SSJ (1935 style)

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"Duesenberg", a high-end manufacturer that existed in the United States from the 1910s to the 1930s.

The short wheelbase & Speed ​​Star model called "Model J" is called "SSJ". Actors Clark Gable and Jerry Cooper are said to own the car, one of only two in the world.

It was equipped with an in-line 8-cylinder 6,700cc engine that was racing-spec at the time. The top speed exceeds 210km/h.

It was sold at the Gooding Pebble Beach Auction in August 2018 for US$22 million.

●Transaction price: US$22 million

No. 7: Aston Martin DBR1 (1956 model)

Aston Martin DBR1 (1957)

DBR1 is considered a rare and valuable car among Aston Martins.

It was developed for competition and only 5 units were produced. Four of the five units were used by the Aston Martin team, which began participating in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1956. Won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1958 and 1959.

At the RM Sotheby's auction in August 2017, it was sold for US$22.55 million, a record for a British car manufacturer.

●Transaction price: US$22.55 million

No. 6: Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale (1964 style)

Ferrari 275 GTB 1966

In addition to modern models of Ferrari's vehicles, old cars can also command very high prices at auctions.

The "275 GTB/C Speciale" was a sports car that debuted at the 1964 Paris Motor Show. From the single-cylinder displacement and the simplified car name of Gran Turismo Berlinetta, you can know that it is a car that can be enjoyed driving on the road.

At the RM Sotheby's auction in August 2014, the 1964 model vehicle was sold for US$26.4 million.

●Transaction price: US$26.4 million

No. 5: Ferrari 275GTB/4S NART Spider (1967 style)

Ferrari 275GTB NART Spider

The "275" is a road sports car produced by Ferrari from the mid to late 1960s. In this series, "275GTB/4S NART Spider" is considered a rare and valuable car.

A total of 10 units were produced from 1967 to 1968, of which 9 were sold to the United States.

It features a long front end design and a V-shaped 12-cylinder DOHC naturally aspirated engine. The car can reach a top speed of 270km/h and has one of the best performance among sports cars produced in the 1960s.

At the RM Sotheby's auction in August 2013, the 1967 vehicle was sold for US$27.5 million.

●Transaction price: US$27.5 million

No. 4: Ferrari 290MM (1956 style)

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The Ferrari 290MM is a prototype car that participates in many racing competitions.

Based on the "860 Monza", it is equipped with a V-shaped 12-cylinder SOHC engine "Tipo 136". At that time, the car was able to participate in the "World Sports Car Championship" through top racing drivers.

The vehicle that was bid at the RM Sotheby's auction in December 2015 had won third place in the "Buenos Aires 1000 Kilometer Race". The car was sold for $28.05 million.

●Transaction price: US$28.05 million

3rd place: Mercedes-Benz W196 (1954 model)

Mercedes-Benz W196 (1955 model)

The well-known German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz's first F1 car was the "W196".

He participated in 15 competitions and won 10 times, winning the world championship in 1954 and 1955 respectively.

The Bonhams auction held in July 2013 featured a car that was driven by the legendary Argentinian racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio and won two races. The car was sold for $29.6 million.

●Transaction price: US$29.6 million

No. 2: Ferrari 335S (1957 model)

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The Ferrari 335S is a racing car that bears the nickname Scaglietti. Launched in 1957, it was active in the Mille Miglia and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Driving at an average speed of 200km/h in the 24 Hours of Limans, it set a record for the fastest lap.

At the Artcurial auction in August 2016, a car equipped with the 1957 "0674" chassis was exhibited and sold for US$35,730,510.

●Transaction price: US$35.73 million, 510 US dollars

No. 1: Ferrari 250GTO (1962 style)

Patrick Ernzen ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

The "Ferrari 250GTO" is a racing car launched in 1962. He has won the Tour de France, the Florio Shield, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.

Equipped with a V-shaped 12-cylinder engine, the top speed is 280km/h. It adopted a design that was quite rare for Ferrari at the time and placed the engine in the front hood.

The car was sold at an RM Sotheby's auction in August 2018 for US$48.4 million.

In addition, the transaction volume of 250GTO sold under the name of an individual in June 2018 has also become a topic. It is said to be traded for 52 million pounds, approximately 7.6 billion yen.

●Transaction price: US$48.4 million

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