If you had $1M to spend at a classic car auction.....

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  1. Steve

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    I saw this elsewhere, figured we might have a little fun with it on M/A.

    Think of a Barrett-Jackson-ish auction and assume they'll have every possible classic available on the block, production cars, retired racing cars, whatever.

    You have more money than you know what to do with including a million $ in walking around money burning a hole in your pocket. There's plenty of empty space to fill in your new multi-car garage and that guy you're paying to take care of your cars full time doesn't have enough to do.

    What car, or cars, would be at the top of your bidding list?
     
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    A A.J. Watson Roadster
     
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    Pic for reference (I had to look this one up).

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    I didn't post my own choice because I couldn't make up my mind. I imagine I'd change my mind pretty much any time I think about it but at the moment I'm torn between a '57 Ford T-bird, a '61 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and '62 Ferrari 250 GTO.

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    Not sure you could get a 250 GTO for $1M. I'd have to say if I had the money I'd have a GTO. My ultimate dream car. :D
     
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    Oh yeah, you're right, they're going for multimillions these days. I guess I need to dig a little deeper for that one.
     
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    As many as I could
     
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    the Batmobile, but I think it's going to take several million to get it
     
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    Which Batmobile? This one?

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    The above Batmobile "the real one" is going on the Barrett Jackson this January in Scottsdale AZ. This is the fist time it has ever been for sale.

    All the others that have sold in the past have been replicas.
     
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    I'd buy the car I'm saving for now! Lotus exige s 260 :D
     
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    A Ferrari 250 Testarossa is also at the top of my wish list. Unfortunately, the opening bid on a good one would probably exceed my $1M limit. The last one to come up for auction went for over $16M.

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    That pontoon fendered Testarossa will look very good parked next to your 250 GTO. Dream big. :Thumbsup:
     
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    Ferrari 288GTO
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    I think that will hold me for a while.
     
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    #20 Zapski, Dec 18, 2012
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    I'd love a 1938 Bugatti Atlantic, however I think I'd need closer to $50 million for it.

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