Ultra-rare cars going up for auction at Barrett-Jackson

These 10 cars are expected to fetch a lot of money at the annual Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz next year.

1949 Delahaye Type 175 Saoutchik Coupe de Ville

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French automaker Delahaye was known for creating some of the world's most strikingly beautiful cars. This show car, displayed at the 1949 Paris Salon, was made close the end of the company's life. Its body was produced by the famed French coachbuilders Saoutchik.

The interior fixtures are plated in 14-karat gold. Fully equipped, it has a Motorola radio and doors that open at the push of a button. Its first owner bought if for $20,000, the equivalent of $190,000 today.

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