1962 Shelby Cobra 260 Roadster

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  • Auctioneers: RM Auctions
  • Sold for: $13.5 million

Related - A closer look at Shelby's first Cobra

This was the highest price ever paid at auction for an any American car. Shelby Cobras from the 1960s are always very valuable cars, but this one was the original model, and it remained in the possession of Carroll Shelby from the day it was made until he passed away in 2012.

First published August 24, 2016: 2:14 PM ET