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Ten Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction

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3. The von Krieger 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster
Ten Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K

Gooding & Company

Price: $11,770 million

The von Krieger Special Roadster, a 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K, sold for $11,770,000, a double world record for a Mercedes-Benz and a pre-war car at auction. Seventy-six years after leaving the factory, this marks the first time the extraordinary Mercedes-Benz motor car was presented for public sale. With remarkable lineage, exceptional provenance and a rich international history akin to a Hollywood romance, the sensational von Krieger Special Roadster is the most significant Mercedes-Benz to ever come to auction.

Watch the YouTube video of the car selling at the Gooding and Company Auction here.

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