Another day, another multi-million dollar Ferrari auction. Today it's the turn of the effortlessly graceful 250 GT California Spider that headlines a spectacular line-up of Prancing Horses.
Vijay Pattni21 July 2014
For sale: four Ferraris for $30 million+
Beautiful rare Ferraris are coming up for auction at Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale
Ah yes, the GT California Spider. Easily the prettiest Ferrari ever made, no? This is a SWB version, with the covered headlights that Scaglietti only applied to 37 of the 56 Spiders built.
Not only that, but this particular car comes with a hard-top as well, again one of few California drop-tops to feature it. We're told it's lived a charmed life, including ownership in the custody of Oscar-nominated actress Barbara Hershey, as well as featuring at events like the Concorso Italiano and Cavallino Classic.
And after a 14 year period, this car is now coming up for sale at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach sale in August. The price estimate? A whopping $15 million, which is around £8.8 million. No surprise, given that Chris Evans spent £5.5 million in 2008 on a California Spider. Which he then grudgingly let James May drive.
That's not all, though. There's a gorgeous 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta up for sale too (35k on the clock, fully restored), along with a very cool 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione from 1969 (raced at Le Mans by the North American Racing Team ub 1971, finished 5th, estimated to sell for $7 million), and a 1959 250 GT that's expected to go for around $6 million.
You suddenly want to get yourself to California next month, don't you?
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