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Restored Ferrari 400 Superamerica makes £4.3m at Amelia Island auction

Published 20 March 2015

A fully-restored Ferrari 400 Superamerica short wheelbase cabriolet – one of just seven built - fetched £4.3 million at auction.

The matching numbers car, which was finished in olive green with a red interior, went under the hammer at RM’s Ameclia Island sale on 14 March.

It was one of 10 cars to break the £1 million mark. The others included a 1955 Jaguar D-type with period racing history that sold for £2.4 million and a 1971 Lamborghini Muira – ex-press vehicle and the first to be sold in the US – which went for just over £1.5 million.

A supercharged 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Aravis cabriolet with coachwork by Gangloff sold for £1.5 million.

But the car that exceeded its estimate most was a 2007 Ferrari 599GTB in virtually as-new condition. One of 20 delivered new to the USA, it had covered 3800 miles. It sold for £450,000 - more than double its upper estimate.

See the full sale results on ClassicCarPrice.com.

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