A 1994 supercar McLaren F1 owned by Auckland dealer sold at auction in California for US $ 198.8 million. ($ 30.7 million)
Entrepreneur and amateur racer Andrew Bagnall was one of only 64 built for the road, and one of only two sold in a more powerful Le Mans specification.
It is powered by a V12 engine, seats three people and has a top speed of almost 400 kilometers per hour.
Two years ago Mr. Bagnall posted a video talking about why he loves the car so much.
The buyer will have to pay a 10 percent premium to auctioneers RM Sotheby's at the top of the sale price.