Skip to main content

Six Decades Of Ferrari At Mecum's Daytime Auction
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

Six Decades Of Ferrari At Mecum's Daytime Auction  1954 Ferrari 750 Monza Headlines Select Offering of Italian Illuminati

Mecum Auctions will present its 4th annual Monterey Daytime Auction, Aug. 16-18, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf course, featuring some of finest machines Ferrari has ever produced headlined by a 1954 750 Monza Spyder Scaglietti.

By turns part of the Engelbert Stieger, Brando Wang, Walter Burani and Roberto Crippa collections, 1954 Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder Scaglietti S/N 0462MD (Lot S97) has been campaigned extensively for many years at the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco, the Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge, the Monterey Historic Races and the Mille Miglia rally. This great Ferrari sports racer has been maintained for years by GTO Engineering in the UK and displays a charming patina that serves as testament to its extensive racing career. It is always welcome at prestigious events around the world and remains very competitive in its vintage class.

A fully-documented factory alloy Longnose version retaining its original matching-numbers three-carburetor V-12 engine and drivetrain, the 1966 275 GTB Alloy Berlinetta S/N 08143 (Lot S95) was sold new in Rome, Italy. Reconditioned and detailed in 2011, its original V-12 engine was completely rebuilt by Ferrari expert John Hajduk, with final sorting and chassis detailing by Chris Campbell of Vintage Connection in Oklahoma City. Their combined talents were rewarded with Best in Class in the Sports Cars 1960-1973 category at the Concours d'Elegance of Texas.

A premium example of the exceptionally rare 1972 Daytona Spyder, S/N 14857 (Lot S151) was previously owned by noted Ferrari Daytona expert Steve Hill. Wrapped in a gorgeous Pininfarina-styled body and bestowed with 4-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel Dunlop vented disc brakes and a race-bred four-cam V-12 engine, this brilliantly detailed Daytona Spyder is perfectly completed with chromed Borrani wire wheels fitted with correct high speed Michelin radials.

The lithe and athletic Ferrari 512BBi Berlinetta Boxer, S/N 046117 was the pre-eminent supercar of its time, combining a race-proven Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injected flat-12 engine with purposeful Pininfarina styling and 4-wheel independent suspension. Finished in beautiful Rosso Corsa with a gleaming Tan interior, the low-mileage (35,370) example offered as Lot F121 is one of only 1,007 very desirable fuel-injected Boxers produced.

Mecum's Daytime Monterey Auction will also offer pristine low-mileage examples of more contemporary Prancing Horse classics. Lot S175 is a premium all-matching-numbers 1990 Testarossa S/N 082987 retaining its original 5.0 liter flat-12 engine and 5-speed manual transmission. Finished in its original White with Tan leather interior, it received a fresh major service, including an engine-out belt replacement, in June 2012. Lot S154, a 4,600-mile 1999 Ferrari 355 Spider S/N 115352, is powered by the original 3.5 L/375 HP V-8 driving a 6-speed transaxle. Well equipped with factory air conditioning, power steering and brakes, power windows, locks, seats and top and the original Ferrari sound system with CD player, it has just had a $9,000 engine-out belt service completed in June 2012.

There is no mistaking the Ferrari F430 Spider's Formula 1 pedigree, which is evident in every aspect from its howling 4.3 L V-8 and electronically-controlled F1 gearbox, awe-inspiring handling and power to its aerodynamic shape and Sharknose-inspired elliptical front air intakes. Lot S89 is a highly optioned 2007 Ferrari F430 Spider S/N 154061 showing just 1,788 original miles, a fact reflected in its excellent overall condition.

Mecum will offer a total of twelve outstanding collector Ferraris over the course of the three-day Monterey Daytime Auction, during which 750 specialty and collector vehicles will cross the block.

The Mecum Monterey Daytime Auction is open to the public with complimentary general admission. Gates open daily at 8 a.m. Pacific Time. Discovery's Velocity Network will broadcast 18 hours of live coverage from the Del Monte Golf Course. For more information, and to learn how to become a registered bidder go to www.MECUM.com or call 262.275.5050.

Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction

August 16-18, 2012

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa

on Del Monte Golf Course

1 Old Golf Course Road

Monterey, CA 93940

Preview: Gates open at 8 a.m. Thursday through Saturday

Auction: Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m.

Live TV Times: Thursday thru Saturday 12-6 PM

(All Times Pacific)

   Recent Articles
MECUM AUCTIONS' 10-DAY, 3,000-CAR AUCTION SLATED FOR JANUARY 6-15

• World's Largest Collector-Car Auction Returns to Kissimmee, Florida, with Superb Lineup


WALWORTH, Wis. – Dec. 1, 2016
– Mecum Auctions, the world's largest collector-car auction company, will offer more than 3,000 classic and collector cars in the Sunshine State this Jan. 6-15, when it hosts its biggest auction of the year: Mecum Kissimmee 2017. This year's docket is flush with world-class collections of some of the most significant early muscle cars and vintage drag cars e....
THE ALL-NEW FORD F-150 RAPTOR TACKLES BAJA 1000, THEN DRIVES THE LONG WAY HOME

◾A fully street-legal stock 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor completed the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 in 35:59:08 – placing third overall in the stock full class competition – the same truck that is now headed to Ford dealers.
◾Ford Performance and Greg Foutz Motorsports raced a pre-production 2017 F-150 Raptor – the toughest, smartest, most capable Raptor ever – full-tilt across 850 miles of rocks, potholes and miles and miles of sand and dust
◾Having proven its robustness and performance as part of the Ford....
MICHELIN CLIO CHAMPION DORLIN CLOSING ON RENAULT UK CLIO CUP DEAL WITH WESTBOURNE AFTER PRIZE TEST

James Dorlin (Barnsley) is targeting a move up to the high-profile Renault UK Clio Cup grid in 2017 following his title win in this year's club-level Michelin Clio Series.

Dorlin tested the latest-spec UK Clio Cup race car late last week at Norfolk's Snetterton circuit – his prize for lifting the Michelin-backed category which uses older UK Clio Cup machinery.

The 17-year-old commented: 'Firstly this is a great prize from Renault Sport UK – it's always nice to sample latest-spec machiner....
PORSCHE 918 SPYDER LEADS THE WAY AT MECUM ANAHEIM

• More than 300 Collector Cars sold in sun-splashed Southern California

WALWORTH, Wis. – Nov. 22, 2016 – Collector-car and Road Art® enthusiasts placed winning bids in excess of $11 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Anaheim, California, this past weekend. Over the course of three days, bidders took home 308 cars and 221 pieces of Road Art.

While muscle cars, classics and customs were plentiful amongst the vehicles changing hands in sunny SoCal, it was 887-horses of pu....
NEW RENAULT UK CLIO CUP JUNIOR CARS BEGIN ARRIVING FROM FRANCE

The JamSport Racing team has this week taken delivery of the first brand new car built by Renault Sport Racing in France to regulations for 2017's inaugural Renault UK Clio Cup Junior championship.

The car is one of 12 new machines to have been ordered in the past six weeks through Renault Sport UK importer R. Sport for use in either the senior UK Clio Cup which features at British Touring Car events or the new Junior championship for 14 to 17-year-old racing drivers.

A second new Junior-....
FORMER BTCC STAR ANTHONY REID TO RACE ARRINERA GT IN 2017 AS BUILD SLOTS GO ON SALE 25/11/16 from Arrinera Racing Print this page Add this release to Your Downloads

• Scottish veteran 'excited' by Hussarya GT following test drives

• Successful test sessions at UK circuits end development

• Build slots for 2017 now on sale

• Reid plans to race Poland's new GT contender during 2017 season

• He endorses the car as a potent safe and fast option for amateur racers


LONDON, November 25th 2016
Experienced racing driver Anthony Reid is fired up with enthusiasm for Arrinera Racing's new GT followin....
RARE BUGATTI TYPE 57S CABRIOLET BY VANVOOREN OFFERED FOR PUBLIC SALE FOR FIRST TIME AT RM SOTHEBY'S AMELIA ISLAND

• RM Sotheby's returns to Amelia Island, Florida, March 11, 2017, for its 19th annual collector car sale
• The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, event to present some 80 blue-chip automobiles
• One-of-three 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet by Vanvooren headlines early entries, expected to be among the most valuable automobiles ever offered during the Amelia weekend
• Additional highlights include a 1930 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe and 1933 Cadillac V-16 All-Weathe....

   Related Vehicles
1954 Ferrari 750 Monza
1954 Ferrari 750 Monza  1954 Ferrari 750 Monza  1954 Ferrari 750 Monza  1954 Ferrari 750 Monza  1954 Ferrari 750 Monza  
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  
2017 BMW 2 Series
2017 BMW 2 Series  2017 BMW 2 Series  
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  
2017 Lexus LC 500
2017 Lexus LC 500  2017 Lexus LC 500  2017 Lexus LC 500  2017 Lexus LC 500  2017 Lexus LC 500  
2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO
2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO  2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO  2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO  2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO  2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO  
2017 Porsche 911 RSR
2017 Porsche 911 RSR  2017 Porsche 911 RSR  2017 Porsche 911 RSR  2017 Porsche 911 RSR  2017 Porsche 911 RSR  
2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante
2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante  2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante  2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante  2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante  2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante  
2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8
2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8  2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8  2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8  2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8  2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8  
2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept
2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept  2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept  2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept  2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept  2016 BMW 2002 Hommage Pebble Beach Concept  
2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition
2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition  2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition  2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition  2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition  2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition