A Ford used by Steve McQueen in the race car film Le Mans became the most expensive American car ever sold at auction, according to RM Auctions. The 1968 Ford GT 40 (a similar version of which is pictured above) sold for a record $11 million at the Pebble Beach Concours dElegance on Aug. 19. 2012. (Pawel Litwinski/RM Auctions)
The fifth of only seven examples of the 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta by Pinin Farina, this is a 340 hp V12 racing car built specifically for use in events such as the Mille Miglia (the MM in its name), and it's high price has nothing to do with its film appearance. This is a rare and valuable car in its own right. It sold for US$4,620,000 at Pebble Beach in 2010 at an RM Auctions sale.
Most expensive cars sold at auction #23: 1959 Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione - $7.26 Million This Ferrari—another of the Ferrari 250s, but one designed for competition—was sold by legendary automobile auction house Gooding & Company at their Pebble Beach auction in 2010. This was a record price for this particular rare make.
1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale - one of only three of these rare cars goes to auction at RM Auctions Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance August 2014. Expected to shater all time records; easily 8 figures. Update: Sold Saturday 8/16/2014 for $26.4M