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Ferrari 250 GT could make £8.5m at auction

Published 03 December 2015

A 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta could make up to £8.5m when it goes under the hammer next year. The car will go under the hammer at the Artcurial sale at Retromobile in Paris on 5 February, 2016.

The matching numbers left-hand drive Ferrari is the last example built and was previously owned by Swiss collector Antoine Midy since 1989.

Another star of the show will be a 1986 Ferrari Testarossa Spider – the only official Testarossa Spider to be commissioned and built by Ferrari. The car was produced for Gianni Agnelli, who was then the president of Fiat. It is expected to fetch between £479,000 and £634,000.

There’s also a 1961 Aston Martin DB4 included in the catalogue. Sold new in France, this left-hand DB4 is fitted with a Vantage-spec triple-carb engine and has the dashboard instruments from the DB4 GT. It’s expected to make up to £388,000.

The official Retromobile sale by Artcurial Motorcars is an annual fixture at the Paris show. The auction in February of this year was the largest ever held in continental Europe, realising £39m.

1986 Ferrari Testarossa Spider


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