Steve McQueen's cars go for big bucks

A rarity among celebrities, an association with actor McQueen can multiply the value of a machine.

1970 Porsche 911 S

steve mcqueen 1970 porsche
  • Ordinary value: $72,000
  • Sold for: $1.4 million
  • Sold by: RM Auctions, Monterey, Calif., 2012

This 200 horsepower Porsche starred, with Steve McQueen behind the wheel, in the 1971 racing movie "LeMans." McQueen later kept the car as part of his personal collection. Optioned to the hilt, this car was priced at $8,339 when it was new, a massive sum for a car at the time.

- Last updated February 10 2014 10:25 AM ET
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