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Top 10 most expensive cars to be ever auctioned

Snapshot: The list of the 10 priciest cars to be ever auctioned. You'd be surprised by what made it to this list

Let's talk about expensive cars. There are fast cars, there are luxury cars, of these a few have just a few hundred on the road and there are cars that have taken a celebrity from point A to B. These cars usually go for exoberant prices from the owner to someone who can afford it, or to one of the many people who can afford it. 

Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive cars ever auctioned.

10. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California SWB
This nearly brand new car, owned by actor James Coburn and consequtively owned by British radio host Chris Evans, who shelled out $10.9 million for the car. It is one of the only 56 cars made by Ferrari.

9. 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage Coupe
Yes, an American car made it to the list too! This car went for $11 million. This one was used for Steve McQueen's film Le Mans.

8. 1960 Ferrari 250 GT California LWB Competizione Spyder
$11.27 million for this attack of chrome. One of the only 9 made by Ferarri is super exclusive.

7. 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster 
Old Mercedes roadsters never go out of style. This symbol of luxury was auctioned at $11.77 million.

6. 1957 Ferrari 250 TR 
A Gooding auction fetched the owner $12.4 million for this competitive racer.

5. 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Berlinetta Competizione
$12.8 million. And there are yet more to come.

4. 1964 Ferrari 250 LM 
$14.3 million for the first in class at the 24 Hours of Daytona. This was Ferarri's first mid-engine car.

3. 1957 Ferrari 250 TR Prototype
This prototype of the production model, the one at number 6, went for $16.39 million.

2. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder
At nearing twice the price of the 1957 Ferarri 250 TR Prototype, this one went for $27.5 million.

1. 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R
This car was the winner at the 1954 German and Swiss Grand Prix, driven by the Grand Prix racer Juan Manuel Fangio. This car went at a staggering $29.7 million.

Yeah, we know you're seeing stars. So did we. 

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