We all know there are cars, and then there are cars. For the automobile enthusiast, some vehicles just rise far above the rest. They’re not just transportation. They are art, inspiration, beauty – on wheels. Here’s five of the priciest pieces of “art on wheels” that you’ll ever find.

1. 1962 Ferrari 250 LM
1962 Ferrari 250 LM -
Only 32 of these babies were ever produced, and at the last auction, they went for $6.9 million a pop.

2. 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe
1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe
If you thought #1 was rare, you were mistaken. Only 6 of the Shelby Coupes from 1965 ever made it to market, and they each rode off on a dazzling $7.25 million dollars, making it one of the most expensive vintage cars ever.

3. 1904 Rolls-Royce 10 HP
1904 Rolls-Royce 10
A true vintage cars beauty, one of 17, this car is the oldest known Rolls-Royce in existence. It is not just art, but history.

4. 1929 Mercedes-Benz 38/250 SSK
1929 Mercedes-Benz 38/250 SSK
The most widely-produced car on this list (35 were made), it was the last car Ferdinand Porsche designed for Mercedes-Benz before he left the company – to form his own. Anyone know what that start-up was called?

5. 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante
1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante
Fewer than 12 of these cars were produced, and no two of them were identical.


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