Monday, April 23, 2018

1953 Ferrari 625 Targa Florio

1953 Ferrari 625 Targa FlorioBonhams’ Les Grand Marques a Monaco auction will feature a 1953 Ferrari 625 Targa Florio.

Driven by Formula 1 champion Mike Hawthorn the car is equipped with a 2.5-litre, twin-overhead-camshaft four-cylinder. Only three 625 Targa Florios were ever made. The competition which made the car famous was the Mille Miglia, a race which it entered four times, in 1984, 1986, 1989 and 1990.
The last public appearance of the car was in 2006, at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. Bonhams expects to fetch between 4.5 and 6.5 million euros for the car ($5.5 - $8 million).