World's finest cars auctioned

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A 1938 Bugati Type 57C Atlante gets polished at RM Auctions, Automobiles of London. Held in association with Sotheby's, the auction is expected to attract the who's who of the global collector car world, with 100 exceptional motor cars, including some of the world's finest British, German and Italian luxury marques going under the hammer. (Getty Images)
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A 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder which is going under the hammer at the London auction. (Getty Images)
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Collectors and enthusiasts view classic cars at the RM Auctions, Automobiles of London event at Battersea Evolution in London. (Getty Images)
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Collectors and enthusiasts view a Citroen 2CV by car sculptor Andy Saunders at the RM Auctions, Automobiles of London event. (Getty Images)
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A 1955 Ford Thunderbird, once owned by John Travolta, gets polished at the event in London. (Getty Images)
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A car collector views a number of classic sports cars at Battersea Evolution in London. This is the second annual Automobiles of London event. Total sales at last year's inaugural event hit $30 million. (Getty Images)
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Collectors view a 1924 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Million Guit Torpedo. (Getty Images)
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A 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder gets polished at the Automobiles of London event. (Getty Images)
Thu 30 Oct 2008 10:30 AM