The greatest confirmed price paid is $17,275,000 million (?12,000,000) for the vintage 1963 Ferrari 250 GT, sold to Chris Evans (UK), on 14 May 2010.
Only 36 were ever produced. The car has a top speed of 174mph, five manual gears and does zero to 60 in 6.1 seconds. Chris Evans is a famous BBC Radio 2 DJ.
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