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These were the most expensive cars sold at Mecum’s record-breaking Kissimmee 2023 auction

And yes, the list of multi-million dollar sales was topped by a Ferrari…

Published: 23 Jan 2023

Mecum Auctions in the US refers to its Kissimmee sale as “the world’s largest collector car auction”. A bold statement, but it has just become the first auction ever to sell over $200 million worth of cars in consecutive years, so we’d find it hard to disagree.

In 2022 the Kissimmee auction recorded $217 million worth of sales. However, after 12 days of furious bidding on a record 4,000 cars, the 2023 sale racked up a record total of $234 million. Good grief. 

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So, you want to know what the most expensive cars sold were, don’t you? Well, you can see the top six in the images above. Taking the top spot was a 1992 Ferrari F40 (number 179 of just 213 built to US specs) that had just under 11,000 miles on the clock and sold for a frankly terrifying $3.135m.

Next up was another Ferrari – a 1967 275 GTB/4 that made $2.97m. Then came a glorious late 1950s BMW 507 Roadster at $1.76m followed by the menacing-looking black 300SL Gullwing that fetched $1.65m.

They were trailed by a Ferrari 330 GTS that went for $1.595m and a brilliantly brown Dodge Hemi Daytona that sold for a whopping $1.43m. So come on then Internet, which of the six would you have?

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