The 400 SuperAmerica Cabriolet is one of the rarest of all Ferrari convertible road cars. This cabriolet is one of just seven built on the shorter SuperAmerica chassis. This factory hand-built Ferrari took two-and-one half years to complete.
Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet Series 1 with chassis number 2407 SA is a Short-Wheelbase created in California style. It has a wheelbase size of 2420mm. It is the sixth example created and was Pininfarina job number 99502.
The first owner was Nicolo de Nora of Milano, Italy who took possession in early 1961. It was brought to the United States and 1965 and sold to Ted Dibble. Under his care, the car was given a roll bar and painted red. In 1968 it was sold to Bruce Russell of Vancouver, Wa, who had the car repainted yellow and removed the roll bar.
In 1972 the car was sold to Dr. Anthony Service, also of Vancouver Wa. It was traded to Harley E. Cluxton III of Scottsdale, Az in 1976 for a Dino 308 GT4. Under his care the car was repainted red and given a cream interior.
In 1977 the car was sold to a lawyer living in Beverly Hills, Ca. The following year it was advertised for sale in the Los Angeles Times. In 1979 the car was sold to Greg Garrison of The Garrison Collection.
In 2001 the car was sold to Wayne R. Nelson of Florida. In 2002 it was treated to a restoration at John Carlson's GT Motors in Glendale, Ca. It was shown at the 2008 Cavallino Classic.Also photographed at :