8 Of the most amazing and Expensive Classic Cars of all time
Although, some of the latest cars that feature state-of-the-art technology may be the most sought after vehicles of today, it is vintage and classic cars which have a charm of their own. Classic cars have their own character and are a symbol not only of a vintage era but they also have their own history attached to it. Some of these babies have been owned by celebrities or driven by grand prix champions and are a prized collector’s item. Here are 8 most expensive classic cars in the world.
8 1904 Rolls-Royce, $ 7.3 Million
This beautiful piece, among only 17 built, truly qualifies as a vintage car and while it may not have fetched a price beyond $ 7.3 million, the fact that it belongs to the early automotive era rightly qualifies it as automotive art. Resembling a carriage, this featured an engine with only 10 HP powered by twin cylinders of 1.8 liter. This is the oldest known Rolls Royce that exists today and had been hidden in a farm building during World War II.
7 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante
Bugatti has always been synonymous with famous race cars. The Type 57SC Atalante was a limited edition that was a big hit in the world of championship racing. The SC was the ultimate with 170 HP eight cylinder engines and a chassis which could be upgraded to the 57S. It was regarded as one of the supercars of the thirties. The car was sold for a cool $ 8 Million at the Pebbles Beach Concours d’Elegance auction in 2008.