10 Rarest Cars in the World (2024)

10 Rarest Cars in the World (1)PHOTO CREDIT: RM Sotheby's

Imagine the joy, when you see, drive, or even buy a normal brand new car. The feeling is amazing, right! Well, there are also cars that are exceptional or in other words rare.

These cars are appealing because, based on their unusual circ*mstances surrounding their productions and their performances, they are unique.

Some cars have always been a symbol of luxury, speed and exclusivity. Do you wonder which cars are the rarest and about their value?

Here is a list of 10 rarest cars in the world, based on their value:

  • 1. Ferrari 250 GTO (Gran Turismo Omologato)
  • 2. Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
  • 3. Ferrari 250 GT California SWB Spider
  • 4. Aston Martin DBR1
  • 5. Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato
  • 6. Porsche 917
  • 7. Jaguar XK120-C
  • 8. Bugatti Type 41 Royale Kellner Coupe
  • 9. Maybach Exelero
  • 10. Oldsmobile F-88 Concept Car


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1954 Oldsmobile F-88 ($3.3 million)

Oldsmobile F-88 was a Harley Earl project in the 1950is. Only four of classic American muscle cars were manufactured and only one still exists. The engine built in the Oldsmobile F-88 Concept Car was a 3,4 liter V8, producing, amazingly for the 50is, 250 horsepower.

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2008 Maybach Exelero ($8 million)

A supercar Maybach Exelero was made famous by a German show Cobra 11 and a Jay-Z rap video Last One. It was made in 2005 by a subsidiary of Daimler Chrysler, the Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH.

Powered by a twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 690 horsepower, this supercar top speed is 218 mph and has a 0,62 mph acceleration time of 4.4 seconds. It is hard to think that such a vehicle was difficult to sell, the purchase of Maybach Exelero occurred in 2008 by an American rapper star.


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Bugatti Type 41 Royale Kellner Coupe ($9.7 million)

World-famous Ettore Bugatti planned to produce 25 Type 41 vehicles and sell them to European royals.

Between 1927 and 1933 there was only 7 Bugatti type 41 Royale Kelner Cupe produced and it turned out that one of the most stylish cars in the world is unfortunately also one of the largest.

There had been only 3 Bugatti Royale sold out of 7, and a huge 12,763-liter straight engine did not convince the European royals. The last luxury Bugatti Royale was sold in 2001.

7Jaguar XK120-C

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1953 Jaguar XK120-C ($13.2 million)

The rarest Jaguar in the world was a race car produced from 1951 to 1953 by Heynes, Malcolm Sayer, and RJ Knight. The Jaguar XK120-C was a very successful racing car at the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Pilots won in 1951 and even in 1953 with the Jaguars vehicles. Today Jaguar XK120-C are privately owned, road versions cars.


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1970 Porsche 917 ($14 million)

World-known Porsche car gains its name in Le Mans 24 Hours races and featuring Steve McQueen in Le Mans movie. Porsche 917 is the most famous racing car of all time. An auction record sells for Porsche happened in 2017 for the 917 driven by Steve McQueen in personam.

Powdered by a type 912 flat-12 engine of 4.9 liter, its Porsche top speed is 240mph and has a 0,62 mph acceleration time of 2.3 seconds.

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5Aston Martin

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1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato ($14.3 million)

Aston Martin"s DB4 GT car was improved in Italy, at the Zagato factory. Aston Martin was first to build factory-sanctioned continuation models, but today there are less than 20 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato cars in the world. And the small number of vehicles makes them one of the most valuable and collectible cars in Aston Martin's history.

4Aston Martin

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1956 Aston Martin DBR1 ($22.5 million)

One of the rarest cars to win both Le Mans 24 Hours races and World Sportscar Championship in the same year and the most important car Aston Martin ever produced. Famous for a blockbuster movie, Aston Martin DBR1 played a starring role in Aston Martin's races. It was a 2,5-liter engine that won six World Sportscar Championships.

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1961 Ferrari 250 GT California SWB Spider ($18 million)

Three of the world's rarest cars are Ferrari's cars. Ferrari car company was founded as an out of Alfa Romeo's race division in 1939 by Enyo Ferrari.

Not interested in producing road cars Enzo Ferrari manufactured Ferrari 250 GT California SWB Spider, revisited race car, this sports car becomes one of the most valuable cars in the world.


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1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa ($39.8 million)

The second place goes to Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa. This race car was manufactured during the 1950s and 1960s, designed to offer racing pilots a much more powerful engine as the500 TRC. It is a consideration of the second rarest prototype in Ferrari's car company existence.


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1964 Ferrari 250 GTO ($70 million)

The rarest car in the world is Ferrari 250 Grand Turismo Omologato, a rare diamond designed and cared for by Enzo Ferrari in personam.

In June 2018, the 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car in history, setting an all-time record selling price of $70 million.

The Bottome Line

While most cars are mass-produced for the general population, there are certain models that are extremely rare and highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.

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