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This Ferrari V12 table could cost as much as a new Civic Type R

V12 table heads up for auction with a top-end estimate dangerously close to £50k

Published: 06 Dec 2022

The RM Sotheby’s Miami sale kicks off on 10 December, and contrary to what you might think, it’s not just ludicrously rare hypercars and unbelievably expensive youngtimers that’ll cross the block.

There’s also some furniture. Or more specifically, there’s a table that’ll be perfect for the petrolhead’s Christmas dinner – because at its base is a glorious Ferrari V12 engine with six twin Weber carbs and mounting points that rise upwards from the exhaust headers. Ooft.

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If we were interior designers, this is the sort of thing that we’d describe as a ‘statement piece’ for the centre of a room. This is probably why we’re not interior designers. 

Still, RM Sotheby’s expects the glass-topped table to fetch a fair whack at auction, with a guide price of between $30,000 and $60,000. That top estimate works out at around £49,000 – or the same price as a new Honda Civic Type R with just a couple of options.

So here’s a question for you – new king of hot hatchbacks or a chromed V12 table? It’s a tough decision…

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