Auction halls have become one of the most lucrative means for most people to buy cars and motorbikes. Not only is it often used to sell cars and motorcycles for daily use, but also sells automotives with a high historical value for collections whose prices are exorbitant.
One of the auction house companies that sell various items at fantastic prices is RM Sotheby's. The company headquartered in Canada also sells a variety of classic cars that bear the title of the most expensive car that sold in the world. Here are the most expensive cars sold at public auction in 2022:
This classic car sold for $13,425,000 as the most expensive car in Gooding Amelia Island 2022 sales and achieved the highest yield of all cars sold at the auction hall.
This car is the brainchild of Anthony Lago, who collaborated with the highly respected coachbuilder Joseph Figoni. This classic car made its debut at the Paris Salon in 1936. The body of this classic car Coupe was made in two different variations. The first featured a notchback design and was named the Coupé Jeancart, after the customer who first ordered the body style. A second version, featuring a fastback design, was unveiled at the 1937 New York International Auto Show and was named Modéle New York. The foundation is Lago's ultimate sporting T150-C chassis which is widely regarded as the most beautiful and unique of the Figoni-bodied Teardrops.
This car sold for $22.005,000 at the RM Sotheby's Monterey 2022 classic car auction by far and is by far the most expensive car sold during the 2022 Monterey Week sale.
At first, Ferrari designed this car as one of two models that were devoted to the Carrera Panamericana competition in 1955. Ferrari submitted the design of this race car to Sergio Scaglietti, including the design of the body and the shape of the car panels.
This racing car was once contested by Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil Hill, and Carroll Shelby. The Ferrari 410 has entered 40 races, won 11 games and taken the podium 19 times. The car retains the engine, chassis, body with matching numbers, and is equipped with the original fuel tank that reads Carroll Shelby.
The kitchen spur packs a V12 configuration engine with a capacity of 4,900, which is the largest engine in a Ferrari model at its time. This engine has two spark plugs per cylinder to maximize power. The atomizer system uses a twin-choke Weber 46 DCF carburetor. This race car has a speed of up to 400 horsepower.
This car became the most valuable car in the world, as it sold for a world record €135 million ($143 million) at a special auction organized by RM Sotheby's for the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. This car was created by Rudolf Uhlenhaut, and is considered one of the best examples of automotive engineering and design by automotive experts and enthusiasts around the world.
The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé only produced two units. This Uhlenhaut SLR car has a 297 hp eight-line engine mated to a five-speed transmission. This car has a top speed of up to 186 mph.
The 300 SLR bagged every race title in 1955 from Mille Miglia to Targa Florio, with legendary driver Sir Stirling Moss behind the wheel, helping Mercedes-Benz to the Worlds Sportscar Championship that year. However, Mercedes canceled participating in motor sport competitions after 1955 due to the tragedy of a deadly accident at the Le Mans race, finally Rudolf Uhlenhaut just kept it as his personal company car.
Those are the 3 Most Expensive Cars Sold at Public Auctions in 2022. In Indonesia, there are currently no classic, luxury and exclusive car auction centers. However, you can get the car, motorbike, and heavy equipment of your dreams at a trusted auction house, JBA Indonesia. If you are looking for a used car for your daily needs, you can click here or you can contact customer service at 021 1500 369 to get a list of auction cars at the nearest JBA at your place.