Ontario-based RM Sotheby’s has announce it has cumulative a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, maybe a ultimate gourmet car, for what is set to be a many sparkling Monterey auction charity to date.
It will be sole during Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week hold in Monterey, CA.
Ferrari’s 250 GTO was effectively a final expansion of a marque’s famous 250 model, that debuted in 1953 and finished with a final GTOs in 1964.
In total, a small 36 examples of a 250 GTO were ever produced, all of that have survived. Widely deliberate a many pleasing Ferrari design, a indication was one of a many successful road/racing cars that a marque ever built, claiming altogether feat or initial in category in scarcely 300 races worldwide.
Decades down a road, a Ferrari 250 GTO has turn a automobile collector’s “holy grail”, interjection not usually to a implausible pedigree, though to a organisation of French collectors who orderly a initial entertainment of GTO owners in 1982. Occurring each 5 years given a inception, a assembly is a stately pushing and dining debate opposite a nation of their choosing, and a usually entrance into this disdainful bar is ownership; creation a GTO a hottest sheet in a gourmet automobile world.
The Ferrari 250 GTO on offer, framework no. 3413 GT, is a third of a 36 examples built, and began a life as a Series we car. Under Ferrari bureau use, a GTO was a exam automobile driven by Phil Hill for a 1962 Targa Florio highway race.
Following a racing career, a GTO has upheld by an consecutive sequence of tenure that includes some of a many distinguished Ferrari collectors in a hobby.
In 2000, stream owners Dr. Greg Whitten, authority of Numerix, zealous gourmet automobile fan and former arch program designer during Microsoft, acquired it.
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