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Jenson Button's McLaren P1 up for sale

Annoyed you missed out on a McLaren P1 during the initial production run? Maybe you'll be a bit luckier this time around. Jenson Button is selling his one, complete with a few cool options to match its racing pedigree...

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sets new auction record
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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sets new auction record

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has set a new auction record at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, selling for US$48.405 million ($65.87 million) at the hands of RM Sotheby's. Chassis 3413 was expected to top US$45 million ($61.2 million) before going under the hammer, which would have comfortably usurped the existing US$38 million ($51...


1957 Porsche 550A Spyder for sale... to the right owner
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1957 Porsche 550A Spyder for sale... to the right owner

A fully restored 1957 Porsche 550A Spyder has arrived on the classic car market but, in an interesting move, it won't be offered at auction. Located in Monaco, chassis number 550A-0121 was the fifteenth assembled, and is one of just forty produced. It's a matching numbers car, and after a four-year body-off restoration, is in full concours condition...


Pope's Lamborghini sells for $1.1 million
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Pope's Lamborghini sells for $1.1 million

A Lamborghini Huracan RWD coupe gifted to Pope Francis has been sold at auction for €715,000 ($1.1 million). Lamborghini gave Pope Francis a specially decked-out Huracan RWD in November 2017, with a unique exterior treatment based on the Vatican City's flag, and gold-on-white stripes. The pontiff's "permanent autograph" also adorns this one-off supercar...


Last surviving Alfa Romeo G1 headed to auction
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Last surviving Alfa Romeo G1 headed to auction

Despite a rocky recent ride, Alfa Romeo stirs the emotions of car fans like few other brands. Its racing history, and cars like the 1921 G1 you see here, are why. RM Sothebys will be auctioning this 1921 G1 in Phoenix, Arizona next month, where it's expected to sell for around $2 million...


Hitler's Mercedes 770K Grosser up for auction
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Hitler's Mercedes 770K Grosser up for auction

The 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser Offener Tourenwagen parade car used by Adolf Hitler will be sold at Scottsdale Collector Car Week next year. It goes without saying, this is one seriously significant car. Hitler, Chancellor of Nazi Germany and Führer of the Third Reich, used it as his main parade car between October 1939 and May 1941...


Ferrari 250 GT LWB California sells for $24 million
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Ferrari 250 GT LWB California sells for $24 million

Although we're more focused on new cars here at CarAdvice, some classic car sales are so eye-catching, we can't help but write about them. The silver Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione pictured here falls firmly into that category with a price that, at risk of sounding like click-bait, we don't believe. The 250 GT LWB you see here was recently sold by R...


BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs expected to fetch $520k at auction
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BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs expected to fetch $520k at auction

The BMW Z8 owned by late Apple founder, Steve Jobs, is headed to auction in New York. Built on April 1, 2000, this Z8 roadster was the 85th example to be registered in the USA, and the 67th car to find its way onto a North American driveway. It's still accompanied by service receipts, along with its 'pink slip' registration sheet complete with Jobs' signature...


Holden to auction last three limited-edition Commodores
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Holden to auction last three limited-edition Commodores

The last three limited-edition Holden Commodores to roll off the production line in Elizabeth will be auctioned by Manheim this weekend. Hoping to raise $360,000 for charity, the auction coincides with the Holden Dream Cruise in the South Australian town, as Australia bids farewell to locally-manufactured GM cars...


NSW '4' historic number plates sell for record $2.45m
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NSW '4' historic number plates sell for record $2.45m

The New South Wales vintage registration plate '4' sold for a record $2.45 million at the Shannons Winter Classic Auction in Sydney on Monday night. The winning bid came in at $1 million over the estimated price guide - and a good deal more than the most recent records of $750,000 each for NSW plates 29 and 36...


Holden HT Monaro GTS 350 racer falls short at auction... but check out this mini doco - video
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Holden HT Monaro GTS 350 racer falls short at auction... but check out this mini doco - video

A slice of Australian motorsport history went under the hammer on the weekend, but fell short of expectations. The 1969 Holden HT Monaro GTS 350 was the first HDT race-prepped car by legend Harry Firth and was raced by Kevin Bartlett and Spencer Martin...


Ready for a new car? Seven ways to sell your old one
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Ready for a new car? Seven ways to sell your old one

Preparing to buy a new car can be both exciting and daunting. If you've checked your finances, researched which car is right for you and finally decided on the one, chances are you need to say goodbye to your current car...


1968 Ford GT40 sets auction record with US$11m purchase price
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1968 Ford GT40 sets auction record with US$11m purchase price

A 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage motorsport icon has been sold for US$11 million ($10.5 million), breaking the all-time record for an American-made vehicle at an auction. With a pedigree including wins at Spa and Monza in the 1960s and ties to the epic Steve McQueen film Le Mans, the GT40 eclipsed the previous record of US$10.34 million ($9...


Prince Albert of Monaco plans grand scale garage sale
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Prince Albert of Monaco plans grand scale garage sale

Prince Albert of Monaco is auctioning off several classic cars from his late father's collection of over 100 European and American cars as he reorganises the royal fleet. His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III, who passed away in 2005, was an avid car collector and automotive enthusiast who helped develop the Monaco Grand Prix after his father, Prince Pierre, initiated the race in 1929...


World's oldest working car sells for $4.6M at auction
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World's oldest working car sells for $4.6M at auction

The oldest working car in the world has been purchased at auction for a record US$4.62 million ($4.72 million). The sale price of the one-of-a-kind 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout (or ‘La Marquise’ as it is affectionately known) was more than double the original pre-sale estimate. It marks a new world record for an early motor car sold at auction...


World's oldest working car could fetch $2.5M at auction
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World's oldest working car could fetch $2.5M at auction

The oldest working car in the world will be auctioned next month and is tipped to fetch as much as $2.5 million. The 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout was commissioned by the French entrepreneur Count de Dion and built by Georges Bouton and Charles-Armand Trepardoux 127 years ago...


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang leads movie star car auctions
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang leads movie star car auctions

A full cast of Hollywood movie star cars will go under the hammer over the coming weeks. Expected to attract the highest bids is the one of the original Chitty Chitty Bang Bang cars, which has been tipped to fetch more than $1 million. The Chitty up for auction was one of seven built for the film, and this particular vehicle was used in most of the driving scenes in the 1968 Disney classic...