2017-11-23 11:52:04

Rare cabriolet Ferrari put up for auction for $ 14 million

Rare cabriolet Ferrari put up for auction for $ 14 million

At the auction RM Sotheby's exhibited a rare convertible Ferrari 250 GT California Spider LWB. Buy Ferrari 250 1959 offer for an incredible $ 14 million, that is, it's the price of five Bugatti Chiron!

Experts predict that in the course of bidding the price of Ferrari can grow to 17 million.

In principle, the price is understandable, because the Ferrari 250 California cabriolet is a very rare collection model and only 125 such cars are produced.

The same car is even more special, because this is a racing version of Competizione, and there were only such roadsters. In those years it was in the order of things to prepare a luxury convertible, for example, to the 24-hour race in Le Mans. And there, in fact, the serial model took the 5th place.

Sportcar Ferrari 250 GT California Spider Competizione is equipped with a three-liter V12 with 6 carburettors, developing 260 liters. from. at 7000 rpm and reaches 240 km / h. And he also has a lightweight aluminum body.

Of course, since that time the Ferrari convertible has been restored several times. The car is a laureate of many retro car competitions, so the fight for it at the auction will unfold.