Top Collector Cars Sold at Auction in 2018

Remi Dargegen ©2018 Courtesy RM Sotheby’sRemi Dargegen ©2018 Courtesy RM Sotheby’s
2. 1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti
Sale Price: $22,005,000
Auction: RM Sotheby’s, Petersen Automotive Museum
The Ferrari 290 MM at the Petersen Automotive Museum auction in December became one of the top 10 most valuable cars ever sold at auction when it sold for more than $22 million. Campaigned by Scuderia Ferrari for the 1956 and 1957 seasons, Ferrari 290 MM chassis no. 0628 was driven by factory team drivers that included Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil Hill, Peter Collins, Wolfgang von Trips, Olivier Gendebien and Eugenio Castellotti. The final of four examples built and one of only three that survive today, this Ferrari 290 MM is Ferrari Classiche certified with numbers matching engine, gearbox and original bodywork.

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