The cars set to fetch $10 million and more at Pebble Beach

Judges view a 1964 Ferrari SpA 250LM Scaglietti Berlinetta vehicle during the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California.
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Every August, thousands of the wealthiest car collectors in the world roll into Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week for the richest car auction on the planet. This year more than $370 million worth of cars are set to be sold, with many expected to fetch more than $10 million. Here are the most expensive and highest-profile cars scheduled to cross the auction block this year.


1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB (Gooding & Company) $10M–$12M

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta.
Photo: Brian Henniker | Gooding & Co.

This is one of the most revered road-going Ferraris of all time. The Best in Show winner at Leading International Concours, it was the centerpiece of the Lorenzo Zambrano Collection for nearly three decades.


1932 Bugatti Type 55 (Gooding & Company) $10M–$14M

1932 Bugatti Type 55.
Photo: Mathieu Heurtault | Gooding & Co.

This is one of only 38 Type 55s produced and is one of the most coveted prewar sports cars. With the original engine and chassis, it is the first Type 55 built and is the road version of the Type 54 Grand Prix car.


1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider (RM Sotheby's) $12M–$14M

1958 Ferrari 250 GT California LWB Spider.
Source: RM Sotheby's

This California Spider is the 11th of only 50 built. The winner of the Emeritus Cup at the 2016 Cavallino Classic, this 222.5-horsepower Ferrari had a complete mechanical rebuild.

1933 Alfa Romeo 8C (Gooding & Company) $12M–$15M

1933 Alfa Romero 8C.
Photo: Brian Henniker | Gooding & Co.

Considered one of the most significant prewar sports racing cars, this 1933 Alfa Romeo is the 1947 Italian Sports Car Champion. Since then, it's been a competitive participant in nearly every historic venue.


1962 Shelby Cobra 260 (RM Sotheby's) $15M

The 1962 Shelby Cobra 260.
Source: RM Sotheby's

After five decades of single ownership, this 260-horsepower CSX 2000 is the very first Cobra built by Shelby Cobra. This no-frills car is considered one of the most important sports cars in history and has inspired everything from the Dodge Viper to the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350.


1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione (Gooding & Company) $15M–$18M

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta.
Photo: Mathieu Heurtault | Gooding & Co.

This vintage 1960 Ferrari has an impressive race history that includes Le Mans, where the vehicle finished seventh overall. Offered with the complete original engine, the buyer will be eligible for the Ferrari Challenge and other Tour Auto and Driving events.

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider (Gooding & Company) $18M–$20M

1959 Ferrari 250 GT California LWB Spider.
Photo: Brian Henniker | Gooding & Co.

This 1959 Ferrari is being offered for sale for the first time since 1969. It is one of only nine alloy-bodied LWB California Spiders. The vehicle has an impressive race record, including a fifth-place finish at the 1960 12 Hours of Sebring.

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider (RM Sotheby's) $20M–$25M

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider, estimated at $20-­ 25M.
Source: RM Sotheby's

This Italian sports car is the first "Immortal 2.9" to be offered at public auction this century. From the Sam and Emily Mann Collection, it is one of approximately 12 extant Touring Spiders.

1955 Jaguar D-type Roadster (RM Sotheby's) $20M–$25M

1955 Jaguar D-Type Roadster.
Source: RM Sotheby's

The 250-horsepower Jaguar D-Type Roadster is one of the most valuable Jaguars in the world. In 1956, Scottish racer Ecurie Ecosse won the world's most prestigious endurance race, 24 Hours of Le Mans, in this vehicle. Since that time, it has been owned by just two other individuals and is the only Le Mans-winning C- or D-Type that has survived intact and remained almost original to its winning form.

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