The year 2009 provided a slew of adjectives used to describe the lifestyles of most individuals in this world. However, for the rich, such words might include, "classic", and "recession-proof", and nothing spells that more than the top selling cars sold at auctions in 2009.
"The top ten cars sold at auction in 2009 went for $12.2M on the high end, $3.1M on the low," according to Luxist. "That means there were at least ten people this year who responded to the town crier’s screams of 'Recession and Depression!' by saying, 'Honey, did you hear what that man said? I couldn’t make it out because I was busy smacking my lips all over these gold plated bon-bons. They’re delicious. Here, try one…'"
Haute Auction Autos
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65 Folksy Volkswagens
Classic Cars Are Back
40 Sure-Fire Chevrolets
13 Royal Rolls-Royces
16 Bold Bentleys
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The Old Die Hard for 2009's Top Selling Classic Cars
- By: Christopher T. HakataDec 28, 2009