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.

Bonhams & Butterfields
Bonhams & Butterfields
Buyer's Fees: 17% on the first $100,000, plus 10% on the overage

Seller's Fees: 10% to 25%

Record Sale (2004): $7,480,322 for '29 Mercedes SSK Roadster (pictured)

Pro: Capable of getting great venues and important cars

Con: Car offerings still not as consistent as the others

For Sale Dates: bonmans.com/us


Mormon Meteor

Ferrari Testa Rossa

Bugatti Royale

Mercedes SSK Roadster
Four top vintage cars at auction A preview of the pedigreed autos appearing at Pebble Beach. (more)
5 rare watches The watch market is full of long-term investments - if you know where to look. (more)
How the wealthy work out These exclusive athletic clubs promise to slim down your waistline, and your wallet. (more)