Still the most expensive car in the world

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Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

This 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, the first of just 22 made, was sold at auction on the weekend for the princely sum of US$16.4 million. The buyer of another stunning 250 Testa Rossa back in 2009 will be pleased to learn his/her asset is appreciating.

Ferrari sets new record at auction

Pebble Beach, 20 August 2011. A new world record for a car sold at public auction was achieved this weekend when the first ever Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, built in 1957, went under the hammer during the Monterey weekend for $16.4 million.

The car, chassis number 0666 TR, took part in many of the most important endurance races in period and is one of only two of this model to have received Ferrari Classiche certification.