The 365 GTB/4 Daytona had a top speed exceeding 170 mph and could race from 0-60 in the five second range. The design was courtesy of Pininfarina's Leonardo Fioravanti and given a traditional long-hood, small-cabin, and a short-deck. The was a true high performance sports GT car that was elegant and a muscular design.
Chassis number 16953 was ordered new by Bill Harrah's Ferrari dealership, Harrah's Modern Classic Motors, and is a Northern American-market production model. It was the 1228 car produced of the 1284 examples created. It was completed in May of 1973 and finished in Oro Chiaro, a gold color that would become his signature color. The interior is dark-red and it came from the factory with air-conditioning.
The car is equipped with six Weber 40DCN20 Dual-Choke carburetors that helps in the production of 352 horsepower. There is a five-speed manual transmission and four-wheel disc brakes.
In 2009, this 365 GTB/4 Daytona was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company auction in Scottsdale, Arizona where it was estimated to sell for $300,000 - $350,000. The lot was sold for the sum of $286,000 including buyer's premium.Also photographed at :