Two of the world's most prestigious auction houses sold vintage vehicles and sports cars for a combined total of US$275 million in California at the end of August.

The prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held at the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links in Monterey County, on August 26, ended a week of motoring events that saw antique car enthusiasts and collectors from all over the world flocking to place bids and see some of the most expensive vehicles on Earth.

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Gooding & Company, the week-long event’s official auction house, presented a particularly impressive fleet of cars this year.

Between August 24 and August 25 Gooding & Company sold US$117 million dollars worth of classic vehicles, including a 1935 Duesenberg SSJ for US$22 million, which made it the most expensive American car ever sold at an auction.

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Just a short drive up the road to Monterey Conference Center, RM Sotheby's held its annual auction over the same two days, which attracted bidders from 37 different nations.

RM Sotheby’s sold 83 per cent of the cars on offer, with a total of US $158 million spent on the vehicles – one of its all-time best performances.

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No sale garnered more interest than RM Sotheby’s US$48.4 million sale of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, the most expensive classic car ever sold at an auction, more than US$10 million more than the old record.

Let’s take a look at the top 15 most expensive cars sold at auction during the weekend by Gooding & Company and RM Sotheby's.

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by Scaglietti

Price: US$48.4 million – an auction record

1935 Duesenberg SSJ

Price: US$22 million – an auction record for an American car

1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype

Price: US$21.45 million

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1966 Ford GT40 ML II

Price: US$9.79 million

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta

Price: US$6.6 million

1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider

Price: US$5.17 million

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1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II

Price: US$5 million

1957 Porsche 550A Spyder

Price: US$4.9 million

1998 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR

Price: US$4.51 million

1956 Maserati A6G_2000 Berlinetta Zagato

Price: US$4.51 million

2007 Porsche RS Spider

Price: US$4.51 million

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder

Price: US$4.45 million

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1934 Packard Twelve Individual Custom Convertible Victoria by Dietrich

Price: US$3.74 million

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Speciale

Price: US$3.41 million

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Price: US$3.3 million

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1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atlante

Price: US$2.8 million

1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV by Bertone

Price: US$2.17 million

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This article originally appeared on Business Insider.