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1960 Ferrari 250 GT California

Chassis number : 1639 GT

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Sold for $11,275,000 at 2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction.
Completed in January 1960, this Spyder California was the 4th alloy-bodied Spyder California and the 45th of the 50 LWB cars built by Ferrari. It was ordered by Ferrari's North American importer Luigi Chinetti for George Reeds' RRR Motors in Homewood, Illinois. Chinetti was keen to promote the Ferrari Spyders on the racetracks of North America, and the car was ordered with Testa Rossa racing features such as disc brakes, the high-compression 3-liter, V12 engine and Dunlop racing tires. Finished in Rosso Bordeaux Metalizzato with black upholstery, Reed showed his new Spyder at the 1960 Chicago Motor Show alongside two Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Coupes. Despite its racing credentials, this car never saw a track. In 1979 it became part of the Sherman M. Wolf Ferrari Collection.

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2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $7,000,000-USD $9,000,000 
Sale Price :
USD $11,275,000

Recent Sales of the Ferrari 250 GT California

(Data based on Model Year 1960 sales)
1960 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione
Chassis#: 1639 GT
Sold for USD$11,275,000
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
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1960 Ferrari 250 GT California
Sold for USD$4,950,000
  2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company
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Ferrari 250 GT Californias That Failed To Sell At Auction

1960 Ferrari 250 GT California's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1960 FERRARI 250 GT SWB CALIFORNIA SPIDER2277 GT2017 Bonhams : Scottsdale, AZ   

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