Filed under: Classics , Coupe , Performance , Auctions , Ferrari This weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegrance brings together some of the rarest and most expensive automobiles in the world onto a tiny peninsula in California jutting out into the Pacific Ocean. But this year, there has been one vehicle on everyone’s lips – a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO .
Filed under: Car Buying , Classics , Auctions , Ferrari All manner of vehicles change hands at the annual auction extravaganza in Arizona, but never has one sold for as much as the Ferrari you see here. The car in question is an (obviously) eminently desirable 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider , one of only 50 ever made and purring onto the stage in flawless red over black livery with matching numbers of the coveted covered headlights straight from the factory.
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$8.8m ’68 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider highlights RM’s Arizona auction
Filed under: Classics , Auctions , Ferrari Classic car auctions take place in locations all around the world, from Monte Carlo and Maranello to Monterey and Manhattan. Or so you might think, but last week marked the first time a major classic car auction took place in the Big Apple in over a decade. And boy did it return with a bang
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Talbot-Lago Teardrop Cabrio sells for $7m, Ferrari 250 LM for $14m
Filed under: Classics , Coupe , Performance , Auctions , Ferrari , Celebrities , Luxury This is what you get as your first car after you’ve just passed your driver’s test at the age of 25: a 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Coupe. Of course, that’s assuming your name also happens to be John Lennon and you’ve just helped record Ticket to Ride with the rest of your Beatles cronies. When news of Lennon getting a driver’s license made the newspapers in England, luxury car makers parked outside his mansion with offerings and this is the one he chose, painted Azzuro Blue with a blue interior.
John Lennon’s first car being sold at auction