A 1957 Ferrari just became the most costly vehicle ever before sold at auction. Or, it's the 2nd priciest.
Due to a quirk in auction areas and forex rates, the name when it comes to most expensive vehicle ever auctioned happens to be in dispute. On Friday, Artcurial Motorcars offered the 1957 Ferrari, which raced in Le Mans alongside popular events, for 32.075 million euros. That means $35.7 million. In its press release, the organization stated it noted a world record for a car at auction — when measured in euros.
Source: Artcurial Motorcars
A 1957 Ferrari 315 335 S Scaglietti Spyer, Range Bardinon. The coveted 1957 Ferrari became probably the most expensive vehicles ever before marketed at auction.
In 2014, Bonham's sold a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta within Pebble seashore auctions in California for $38.1 million including charges. That converted at that time into 28.5 million euros. Also it had been billed at that time as being the most high-priced car ever before auctioned.
Since that time, the dollar features strengthened against the euro. So a euro is currently really worth less in buck terms than it had been in 2014. Therefore we have now two total people, based which money you need to make use of.
Measured strictly in euros terms, the Artcurial Ferrari could be the brand-new number one. Assessed in dollar terms, the Bonham's Ferrari keeps the title.
We are going to have to see into the coming times how the collectible-car world principles on issue. But for now, there are two main first automobiles on the planet — both Ferraris.