- 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO (4153 GT)
- 70,000,000 US dollar(s)
- Germany ()
The most expensive car sold in a private sale is the 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO (4153 GT) racer, selling for $70,000,000 (£52,730,800; €60,297,800), purchased by David MacNeil (US) in May 2018.
Built in 1963, the Ferrari 250 GTO model is one of the rarest and most desirable cars in the world, with only 36 ever built.
This particular model (4153 GT) in 1964, won the famous Tour de France with teammates Lucien Bianchi and Georges Berger behind the wheel.
The 250 GTO has a 3-litre V12 engine, which is able to go from giving it a 0 to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds with a max speed of 174 mph.
This 250 GTO model has been based in Germany for year but has been showcased around the world.
The purchaser, according to sources, is David MacNeil, the CEO of WeatherTech, a company that produces vehicle accessories. David is an experience car racers as well as an avid car collector, with more than 8 other Ferrari models in his possession.