For most of us, cars are everyday utility items that simply get us from A to B. But for some people, collecting rare and often insanely expensive cars is a pursuit that approaches obsession. So, feast your eyes on 20 of the cars that collectors covet most – and for which they’d pay crazy sums.
20. Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe
The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe was so-named because of the way its doors operate, which is a result of a welded aluminum frame completely enclosing the cabin. In 2014 American auctioneer Barrett-Jackson sold a 1955 model of this distinctive auto for $2 million.