The allure of beautiful and rare cars is timeless, since the dawn of the automotive age people have aspired to own and drive the fastest, the coolest, and the most expensive cars. Million Dollar Classics-The World's Most Expensive Cars is a lavish photographic collection of some of the most sought after models that have been made available for auction in recent years.
All of the cars featured in this elegant book attained auction prices upwards of $1,000,000, making them the most desired cars in the world, as well as the most expensive. Captured on camera by specialist automobile photographer Simon Clay, the stunning images in this book are accompanied by an informative text that gives the reader the specs, history and other fascinating details of these dream vehicles. This book is perfect for any automobile lover, or collector and includes vehicles created by Mercedes-Benz, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Jaguar, Maserati, and Aston Martin.
Martin Derrick is a writer and journalist who has written seven books and has contributed to newspapers and magazines in the UK, the USA and Australia over many years. A former Chairman of the Guild of Motoring Writers, he now runs INP Media, a UK-based multimedia company specializing in the automotive industry.
Simon Clay began his photography career in 1990 whilst working at the prestigious National Motor Museum Beaulieu, UK. In 1996 he was commissioned by the Royal Mail to shoot a set of postal stamps depicting 100 years of Motoring. Now a freelancer Simon continues to travel internationally photographing some of the world’s most prestigious historic automobiles. He lives in England with his wife Karen and a large amount of children.