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The Second Rolls-Royce Boat Tail Is a $28 Million Symphony of Brown

Make a good movie, and you may as well turn it into a trilogy if the studio folks agree, since that’s usually good for business. Rolls-Royce certainly put a lot of effort into creating the Boat Tail series, a special trio more coachbuilt than other luxury cars out there. Of course, saying that this second one is mostly brown doesn't do its exterior justice. Instead, here’s how the Goodwood team describes what’s going on with the shades:
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Mercedes Just Sold The World's Most Expensive Car

What comes to your mind when you try to think of the most expensive car in the world? Some fancy custom version of a Bugatti, or perhaps a really amazing Lamborghini? No matter which car brand you were thinking of, the answer is wrong — unless you were thinking of Mercedes-Benz. The car in question is the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe from 1955, and it was just sold for a whopping sum of 135 million euros. According to CurrencyRate, as of May 20, 2022, this adds up to USD $142.5 million. Why was this car so expensive, and what makes it so special?
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This Rare Ford Mustang Has A Magical History

When the Ford Mustang was first launched over half a century ago, few could imagine that this American Pony car would be the best-selling sports car in the world in 2022. Yes, the Mustang is loved by millions across the globe, and earlier generations have always been sought-after collectors items. We've covered some rare Mustang finds in our time, and we've got to admit, a classic Mustang never gets old. Just take this 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible: it is one of only 11 Mustang drop-tops featured at the time-traveling tunnel in the Magic Skyway at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, and won the MCA Trailered Concours Gold at the 2016 Niagara show. This rare beauty is being auctioned off through Mecum, and is estimated to reach between $100k and $150K when it crosses the block at the 2022 Indy Auction tomorrow, Saturday 21 May.
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How Many Millions? This Mercedes-Benz Is the Most Expensive Car in the World

Let's get straight to it: A Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe just sold for $142 million. It's now the most valuable car of all time, according to Mercedes-Benz. That's the number 142 followed by six zeros—a sum pretty much unfathomable for us common folk. Consider this: The original Shelby Cobra, considered to be one of the most important American sports cars, sold for $13 million in 2016. Add a zero to the end, and you're still not there.

Thinking About A New Mid-Size SUV? I Drove The 2022 Cadillac XT6. Here's What You Should Know About It.

If you're a mom looking for a spacious new car to handle your ever-changing life and needs but refuse to live the van life, the XT6 may be perfect for you. Before I became a mother, you could often find me driving around NYC, D.C. and upstate New York in a brand new vehicle, testing the latest cars of all makes and models. But since entering parenthood and having to purchase my own family car, the opportunity to test vehicles hasn’t been as feasible (you try doing alternate side street parking for two cars). Not to mention, my needs are greater than before, having to lug around a stroller and car seat for my tot. However, I get to relive the old glory days when I have the chance to travel. These days, mid-size SUVs are my preference, and during a recent mother-son trek back to the Midwest to see my parents, I had the chance to try out a newer one that was impressive.

OFFICIAL: World's Most Expensive Car Ever Cost $142 Million

Over the past couple of years, we have seen an alarming spike in the prices of used and new cars, whether these are everyday vehicles, classic cars, or hypercars. Naturally, the rarer the car, the higher the price. We've seen a McLaren F1 sell for a record $20.5 million and the record price for a Porsche 918 Spyder has surpassed $1.4 million. Heck, even the finest iteration of the BMW M3, the E46, has sold for a shocking $85,000 - $13,000 more than you'd pay for a brand new M4.

These 5 used cars' trade-in values are skyrocketing

The stock market has been having a rough patch lately, but many Americans may have appreciating assets they're not aware of. Not in their bank or brokerage account, but in the driveway. A new survey from found that the trade-in values for used cars and trucks from 2018-2021 remain...

Mercedes-Benz crashes record for most expensive car sold at $142M

These wheels of fortune are turning in Mercedes-Benz’s favor. The German automotive brand confirmed that it has sold a luxury car for a mind-boggling $142 million (135 million EUR), shattering the previous record for the most expensive vehicle ever sold. “We [wanted], with one single act, to demonstrate the power of the Mercedes brand,” said their chairman, Ola Källenius, in a statement following the closed invitation auction on May 5 at the Mercedes museum in Stuttgart, BNN Bloomberg reported. The event was held in collaboration with car auction firm RM Sotheby’s. The automobile in question was an ultra-rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut...

Mercedes just sold the world’s most expensive car for $142 million

CNN — Mercedes-Benz confirmed on Thursday that it recently sold the world’s most expensive car. A very rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz SLR coupe that had been kept in the German automaker’s collection was sold to a private owner for €135 million, the equivalent of $142 million. That price makes it the most expensive car known to ever have been sold, according to Hagerty, a company that tracks collector car values.

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Gets Third Price Increase This Year

The fully refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 introduces a long list of changes and updates over pre-refresh 2021 model year and 2022 Silverado 1500 Limited. Now, however, the refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 just got its third price increase since the model was first introduced. This latest price increase for...

Well Preserved 1986 Ford Bronco II Up For Auction

While the Ford Bronco has – for most of its life – been a massive success, the same cannot be said for the much-maligned Ford Bronco II. The smaller, Ford Ranger based utility was a huge hit when it launched, and Ford sold over 700,000 of them from 1984-1990 before the Ford Explorer came along and replaced it, but the Bronco II remains best known for its less than idea stability that made it prone to roll over. However, while there were once many of them roaming our streets, this 1986 Ford Bronco II up for grabs at Bring a Trailer isn’t nearly as common a sight today.