Thursday, November 1, 2018

Special Ferraris at Gooding & Co 2018

The 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C is the ultimate evolution of the single-cam berlinetta. Ferrari built 12 examples of the 275 GTB/C. This is the second 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C to come to auction at Gooding & Company. The one offered at the 2017 Pebble Beach sale had the same estimate and commanded $14.5 million.

Est $12 million to $14 million.
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta. This matching-numbers automobile was owned by the legendary Ferrari collector Fred Peters, who owned it for more than 52 years. His estate consigned it to the sale. Est. $6.5 million to $7.5 million.
1950 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S Berlinetta Le Mans. Ferrari built six of these automobiles. This car appeared at the 1950 Paris Auto Show, where the legendary driver and collector Briggs Cunningham saw it and purchased it. He received it new and personally raced it. Est from $6.5 million to $7.5 million.
A 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial owned by retired Rear Admiral Robert Phillips is one of only eight examples made. The car premiered at the 1955 Grand Prix of Paris and went on to compete in numerous motorsport contests, including the 1955 Grand Prix of Venezuela where it won first in class. It was eventually left to languish in storage at a Rambler dealership in Richmond, Calif when a young Phillips found it in 1960.
In 2008, after an eight-year restoration, the Mondial was named finest Ferrari in the field at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. $7.5m.