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10 vintage cars that have become legend


Some machines are very expensive and they still buy. Many people who want to own such cars, are willing to give them a lot of money. Especially valuable are some vintage cars that are no longer manufactured. These vehicles were used in the past businessmen, monarchs, religious figures and other famous people. At the present time, such machines became truly legendary. Below are the list of the most valuable and popular retro car.

10. Shelby Cobra Daytona 1965

A series of such vehicles were intended specifically for automobile racing. These sports cars are British. In the period from 1964 to 1965 was created only a few vehicles Shelby Daytona Cobra. Their Creator, Carroll Shelby, the famous designer and racer. In 1965, the Shelby Daytona was rated the top prize at the world championship among vehicle manufacturers. We can say that the machines from this series have become the most vivid and memorable in the 1960-ies.

9. Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster 1937

This machine was created in Nazi Germany. Manufacturers of such vehicles Hans Gustav Rohr and Friedrich Geiger. They have created 26 such instances. Bernie Ecclestone, who ran the "Formula 1", was the owner of one such machine until 2007. Then Ecclestone had put it up for auction (along with other vehicles that he owned). All the original elements of this car have been retained, including the engine and transmission.

8. Ferrari 340 MM

Such machine was created by Italian manufacturer Ferrari in the mid-twentieth century. These model cars are sporting. Only the manufacturer made only 3 such vehicles. The car Ferrari 340 MM participated in the race "24 hours Le-Mana". The acronym in the name of the machine stands for the Mille Miglia. This famous Italian race in the long distance, which took place from 1927 to 1957.

7. Mercedes-Benz SSK 1929

These sporting vehicles were produced in Germany from 1928 to 1932. At that time models of the Mercedes-Benz SSK was very popular. It was the last vehicle that was created for Mercedes by Ferdinand Porsche. After that, he began making his own company. This model can easily be used even in pretty extreme cold, its engine responsive on the pedal and very gently worked. This vehicle seemed to be quite big, heavy, but very easily included in a rotation, well kept road.

6. Rolls-Royce 10 hp 1904

In the early twentieth century, a Treaty was signed between Henry Royce and Charles Rolls. Rolls-Royce 10 hp 1904 – the first machine which was then created under the name Rolls-Royce. From 1904 to 1906 manufacturers have created 16 of these vehicles (although initially planned 20), but until today they have not survived. Now their only 4. One of the vehicles purchased in 2007, the buyer who collects a variety of cars.

5. Mercedes-Benz W196

This legendary sports car, created for participation in "Formula-1". Mercedes-Benz W196 was created with the help of Hans Sterenberg. This vehicle was won in a large number of races. In the summer of 2013 Mercedes-Benz W196R bought at auction for $ 30 million. Juan Manuel Fangio, racing driver from Argentina scored one of their victories thanks to this car. When you create a Mercedes-Benz W196 was used a wind tunnel: in the "Formula-1" this machine did not participate.

4. Bugatti Type 41 Royale

The manufacturer of the car – Bugatti Automobiles. Bugatti Type 41 Royale was created from 1934 to 1940. Experts have called this vehicle is one of the best for its time. The manufacturer has set up 6 machines, and they all exist today. Each car your exclusive body type. Ettore Bugatti, the owner of the manufacturer, sought to create a machine that would be worthy only of kings. Bugatti Type 41 Royale very well meet the requirement of the manufacturer.

3. Ferrari 250 GTO

This sports car was created specifically for the International automobile Federation: it was to become the participant of auto racing. In the years 1962-1964 manufacturer Ferrari has made 39 of these vehicles. They all still exist. The first owner of this model was the racing driver Jo Schlesser. In 1962 she took part in the race Tour De France Automobile and took one of the prizes. In 2012, one of the models is the Ferrari 250 GTO was purchased for $ 52 million. The owner of this vehicle was unknown to the buyer.

2. 1957 Ferrari TR

Ferrari Testa Rossa most expensive car purchased on American auction in California. It sold more than 16 million dollars (this happened in 2011). This vehicle was created in the "Golden era" of Ferrari: it won almost all important competitions. The name of the car translates to "red head" cover for scarlet. Today, the engines of the Ferrari you can find it on this part. 1957 Ferrari TR is one of the highest-quality vehicles among cars from this company. Total produced 34 cars.

1. Bugatti Type 57 S 1937.

These models were created by the manufacturer Bugatti Automobiles. These vehicles were produced from 1934 to 1940. In 2010, at auction was sold the Bugatti Type 57 S created in 1937. An anonymous buyer purchased it for $ 30-40 million. For its time, the car Bugatti Type 57 S was very powerful engine. The cost of creating such a vehicle was very significant, so mass production didn't last very long.

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