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The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2017 Monterey Auctions, Day 2

Well, that escalated quickly. The most expensive car from Day 1 of the auctions in Monterey this year went for $  605,000. Friday’s sales saw 28 cars go for at least $  1 million, three of which busted well into eight figures. Among them were the most expensive British car ever sold at auction (an Aston Martin, for $  22,550,000), the priciest McLaren F1 (at $  15,620,000), and the highest hammer price in history for a Porsche ($  14,080,000). These sales and seven others make up the top 10 most expensive cars that changed hands at auction yesterday on the Monterey Peninsula.10. 1930 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Speed Six– $  3,410,00010. 1930 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Speed Six– $  3,410,0009. 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,520,0009. 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,520,0008. 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Coupe – $  4,400,0008. 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Coupe – $  4,400,0007. 1950 Ferrari 166MM Berlinetta – $  4,510,0007. 1950 Ferrari 166MM Berlinetta – $  4,510,0006. 1959 Ferrari 250GT Cabriolet – $  4,950,0006. 1959 Ferrari 250GT Cabriolet – $  4,950,0005. 1955 Ferrari 121LM Spider – $  5,720,0005. 1955 Ferrari 121LM Spider – $  5,720,0004. 1959 Aston Martin DB4GT Prototype – $  6,765,0004. 1959 Aston Martin DB4GT Prototype – $  6,765,0003. 1970 Porsche 917K – $  14,080,0003. 1970 Porsche 917K – $  14,080,0002. 1995 McLaren F1 – $  15,620,0002. 1995 McLaren F1 – $  15,620,0001. 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 Roadster – $  22,550,0001. 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 Roadster – $  22,550,000
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The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2017 Monterey Auctions, Day 1

The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2017 Monterey Auctions, Day 110. 1948 Simca-Gordini Grand Prix Race Car – $  242,00010. 1948 Simca-Gordini Grand Prix Race Car – $  242,0009. 1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur – $  264,0009. 1961 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur – $  264,0008. 2006 Ford GT – $  279,4008. 2006 Ford GT – $  279,4001997 Porsche 911 Turbo S – $  291,5001997 Porsche 911 Turbo S – $  291,5006. 1937 Jaguar SS100 2½-Litre Tourer – $  330,0006. 1937 Jaguar SS100 2½-Litre Tourer – $  330,0005. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 – $  357,5005. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 – $  357,5004. 1956 Dual-Ghia Hemi Convertible – $  379,5004. 1956 Dual-Ghia Hemi Convertible – $  379,5003. 1937 Packard Twelve Series 1507 Coupe Roadster – $  467,5003. 1937 Packard Twelve Series 1507 Coupe Roadster – $  467,5002. 1912 Fiat Tipo 56 Touring – $  495,000 (Worldwide Auctioneers)2. 1912 Fiat Tipo 56 Touring – $  495,0001940 BMW 328 Roadster – $  605,0001940 BMW 328 Roadster – $  605,000
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2017 Porsche Macan Turbo Tested: Performance Package Lives Up to Its Name

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Porsche consistently reaches for ever-higher pinnacles of speed and precision. The 911, with its countless variations, is perhaps the best example of this relentless push for more capability, but the same can be seen with the Panamera sedan and the Cayenne SUV. Now the smaller Macan Turbo has added an incremental step up with its new-for-2017 Performance package. READ MORE ››


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