1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast
|Model History||Auction sales research||Specifications||Body styles and Chassis Data|
The 500 Superfast was the fastest production car of its time and the most powerful. It was intended to enhance the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Among its customers were Aga Khan, the Shah of Iran, Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands and actor Peter Sellers.
The car is powered by a 4963cc, twin-overhead cam, V12 engine developing 400 horsepower, coupled to a five-speed transmission. This enabled the car to achieve an estimated speed of 175 mph. Only 36 Superfast cars were produced and 34 remain in existence today.
This car sold for $24,400 in the United Sates in 1964-1965.
|Auction Sales Information|
|Auction||Ferrari – Leggenda e Passione|
|Sale Price||$965,271 (€715,000.00)|
|Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance||Ferrari|
|Cavallino Classic XIX||Lower Concours Lawn|