Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Top 5 Most Expensive Ancient Cars in the World

Top 5 Most Expensive Ancient Cars in the World

Here’s a list of most ancient cars in the world. A car is used to transport and make us easily when we will going to everywhere we want. The ancient cars are often interested the attention of the people who are like ancient things, includes cars. Here are list of the most expensive ancient cars that ever in the world.

5. Bugatti Type 57S, 1937 ($ 4,400,000)

Initially the car was purchased by the Earl Howe after a month of work left in the Bugatti. During the eight years he had it, Howe added a new bumper, luggage rack and mirror. He was then given additional K200 supercharger Marshall by the next owner, JP Tingay. Finally, the car went into the hands of Lord Ridley for a year before selling it to Dr. Carr.
When the auction at Bonham’s Retromobile auto show in February of 2009, and sold for € 3,417,500, approximately $ 4,400,000 at that time.

Bugatti 57S
4. Ferrari 250 GT California spyder, 1961 (10,800.000)

Ferrari 250 GT is owned by former Magnificent Seven star James Coburn for twenty-five years. During that time, Coburn test the ability against fellow fans, Steve McQueen and James Garner.

Ferrari GT California
3. Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, 1957 (12,400.000)

Ferrari 250 TR famous for having won ten of the nineteen races where they were piloted between 1958 and 1961. That car sold at auction in Maranello, the home and birthplace of Carrozzeria Scaglietti TR, an impressive number, 9.02 million euro / $ 12,400,000.

Ferrari 250 TR
2. “star of India” Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental, 1934 ($ 13,000,00)

Star of India was auctioned along with 24 others, three Rolls-Royce and Bentleys. After the auction, for sale at $ 13 million.

Star of India
1. Atlantis 57SC ($ 40,000,000)

Why this car is very expensive? because only four Atlantics Type 57SC was produced and only two that have survived to this day. Fashion Ralph Lauren has one teacher while the others are owned by other Bugatti collector, Dr. Peter Williamson. Owned Dr Peter Williamson sold to someone who is anonymous, no half-hearted he was sold for $ 40,000,000.

Bugatti 57SC Atlantic