Dozens of vehicles recently went under the hammer at the Bonhams Scottsdale Auction with one Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione selling for over $9 million. However, there were numerous other cars which sold for sky-high prices.
One of these was a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe previously owned by the Prime Minister of Northern Island. It managed to change hands for $1.375 million. Another Mercedes-Benz baring similarities to the original Gullwing, the SLR Mclaren, also sold for $209,000 complete with less than 2700 miles on the clock. Elsewhere, a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster sold for $1.2375 million.
Other big sellers from the Bonhams Scottsdale Auction were a 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 owned by one family from new until 2011 with the final hammer dropping at $1,017,500 for it. A 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta came close to cracking the million dollar mark with it selling for $748,000. Another car falling just shy of $1 million was a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster which sold for $902,000.