4 Record-breaking car sales

$10 million for a car? Sure, for a '31 Bugatti Royale. Boutique vintage car auction firms are posting astronomical sales.

RM Auctions
RM Auctions
Buyer's Fees: 10%

Seller's Fees: $1,000, plus 8% to 10%

Record Sale (2007): $9,300,000 for '62 Ferrari Testa Rossa (pictured)*

Pro: The biggest player - and extremely competent at getting and selling a lot of great cars

Con: With such high volume, the experience can be less personal

For Sale Dates: rmauctions.com


Mormon Meteor

Ferrari Testa Rossa

Bugatti Royale

Mercedes SSK Roadster
* This sale was recorded on May 20, 2007. The original version of this article in Fortune magazine included the previous record sale of $6.5 million, set in 2002.
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