Today we will be going over the top 10 most expensive Ferraris ever created. Ferrari automobiles are some of the most iconic vehicles on the roads today. It was founded by namesake Enzo Ferrari in 1929 under the name Scuderia Ferrari. The luxury and racing car company went through several iterations before the Ferrari known worldwide today was conceived in 1947. The first Ferrari built-in 1947 was the Ferrari 125 sport boasting what was at the time an impressive 1.5-liter 12-cylinder engine. Later that year the Ferrari could be seen on racing circuits. The company enjoyed almost immediate success in both the racing and private sectors, securing its spot as the world-renowned auto manufacturer it is today.
Ferrari is one of the most well-known brands of cars in the world. They’re known for both their impressive racing records as well as their luxury-style streetcars. It’s no surprise that any Ferrari comes with a pretty hefty price tag. A new Ferrari today will set the buyer back between $200,000 and $300,000. However, the Ferraris on this list will make that impressive sum seem like pocket change. So, without further ado, here are the top 10 most expensive Ferraris in the world.
10: Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa – Sold for $16 Million
Testa Rossa is Italian for redhead and the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa lives up to its name with its red-hot paint job as well as its red-hot specs. With its 3-liter V12 engine, this car is capable of speeds in excess of 160 mph. These stats have led this model of Ferrari to win multiple trophies in racing circuits all over the world. With a limited production of only 22 Testa Rossas in total being produced back in 1957. This car is just as rare as it is powerful. Of course, this combination of rarity and power also makes this car expensive. In fact, in 2011, one of these rare Ferraris hit the auction house and it was sold for a total of $16 Million. For this reason, the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa makes the list of the world’s most expensive Ferraris at number 10.
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9: Ferrari 250 LM – Sold for $17 Million
Coming in at number 9 on our list of the most expensive Ferraris is another 250 model, this one being the Ferrari 250 LM. When it was conceived in 1963, the intention was for this car to be the first Ferrari with a mid-sized engine, while the name stays the same. This idea was scrapped before production began in 1964. These cars came packing an intimidating 3.3-liter engine capable of producing over 320 horsepower. Empowering their price tag is the rarity of this car with only 32 total cars having been produced between the years of 1964 and 1965.
A few years after, this car racked up several winds from the North American racing team in several major tournaments including a 24-hour LeMond racing event. The most recent sale of this car at auction, for an impressive $17 Million, makes this Ferrari claim the number 9 spot on our list of most expensive Ferraris.