A company, Barrett-Jackson Auction, set up camp this month in Scotsdale, Arizona, United States, to sell dozens of its amazing classic cars to the highest bidder, according to Business Insider.
Let’s take a look at 25 cars that were sold for jaw-dropping prices at the auction.
Source: Business Insider
1955 Lincoln Future concept
Price: $4.6 million
Overall rank: 1
The most expensive car sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction, this 1955 Lincoln Future concept was converted into the original Batmobile for $15,000. On January 19, it sold for a whopping $4.6 million.
1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand sport
Price: $2.04 million
Overall rank: 2
A Scotsdale buyer paid $2.04 million for this 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand sport, with black paint and a red leather interior.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe
Price: $2.04 million
Overall rank: 3
Clark Gable bought this 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe for $7,295. On January 19, it sold for $2.04 million.
Price: $1.43 million
Overall rank: 4
One of a dozen Murphy Beverlys built, this gold 1934 Duesenberg with a three-speed manual transmission was worth $1.43 million.
1956 Diablo Concept Convertible
Price: $1.38 million
Overall rank: 5
Sold for $1.38 million, the 1956 Diablo Concept Convertible is huge: nearly 21 feet long.
1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS
Price: $1.32 million
Overall rank: 6
A buyer paid for $1.32 million for this rare 1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS, the most expensive car ever produced in Italy.
Delahaye Type 175
Price: $1.21 million
Overall rank: 7
The decadent, French-built Delahaye Type 175 had interior fixtures plated in 14-karat gold. This 1949 model sold for $1.21 million.
1914 Mercedes Open Front Town Car
Overall rank: 8
This 1914 Mercedes Open Front Town Car was built in Germany and sold in California. At Scotsdale, it sold for $962,000.
Overall rank: 9
This is the first Packard Panther ever built. The fully restored 1954 convertible was bought for $825,000 in Scotsdale.
1927 Type 38
Overall rank: 10
According to Barrett-Jackson, the 1927 Type 38 is one of the best Bugattis ever built. This blue model fetched $715,000.
1972 Ferrari 365 GTB
Overall rank: 11
A Scotsdale buyer spent $495,000 for this 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB, which has just 9,769 miles on the odometer.
Overall rank: 12
This customiased take on the 1962 Corvette won the GM Design Award for Best Hot Rod at SEMA in 2009. It was auctioned for $396,000.
Silver Cloud I Mulliner Drophead Coupe
Overall rank: 13
Rolls-Royce made only 12 of the Silver Cloud I Mulliner Drophead Coupe. This one sold for $368,500 in Scotsdale.
Overall rank: 14
The last L-88 Corvette built by Chevrolet, in 1969, this green beauty sold for $280,500.
La Salle C-Hawk
Overall rank: 15
One lucky buyer took home this 1939 hand-crafted, all-steel La Salle C-Hawk from Cadillac, for $269,500.
1934 Silver Arrow
Overall rank: 16
This white 1934 Silver Arrow from Pierce-Arrow was sold for $258,500.
Ford Mustang Boss 429
Overall rank: 17
For $247,000, one buyer took home this Ford Mustang Boss 429, with its original paint and drivetrain.
1930 Packard Custom Eight
Overall rank: 18
This 1930 Packard Custom Eight was once owned by Robert Gottlieb, the collector who coined the term “classic car” inMotor Trend Magazine in the 1950s. It sold for $225,500.