1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster sets a new world record at $9.6 million

RM Auctions made history by selling a gorgeous 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster for a staggering $9,680,000. The collector car auction house also sold 12 automobiles, each for more than million dollars at the auction held at Monterey in California. The Mercedes-Benz 540 K roadster featured a chassis number 154140 and was in the company of a series of other beautiful machines including a rare alloy-bodied 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione, a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster, and 1958 BMW 507 Roadster and several others. The auction was considered to be on of RM Auctions’ biggest sale in Monterey and attracted bidders from 20 countries.