1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Coupe / 3735 Chassis Information

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB photograph

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB photograph

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB
Coupe
Coachwork: Scaglietti
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 3735
Engine #: 3735
Sold for $9,725,000 at 2014 Rick Cole Auctions : Monterey.
The Ferrari 250 GT SWB, a car that could be driven and enjoyed both on the road and on the track, was the final evolution of the 'dual purpose' Ferrari. By the close of the 1950s, Ferrari had established itself as a paragon for building the fastest, most exotic and most desirable sports and GT cars of their era. The 'SWB' (short-wheelbase) designation came from a chassis that was 200mm shorter than the standard 250 GT. The first batch of 30-plus SWBs were built to race-winning lightweight Competition specification while the modestly heavier steel-bodied street versions entered production near the end of 1960 with a fully trimmed interior and more luggage space. The Street 250 SWBs accounted for slightly more than 50 percent of the approximately 165 SWB Berlienttas built until production ended in early 1963.

Powering the 250 SWB was the more-powerful Colombo V12 engine fitted with three twin-choke Weber carburetors with outside plugs, coil valve springs and 12-port cylinder heads. The engine was mated to a four-speed gearbox and top speed was in the neighborhood of 150 mph. At all four corners were Girling disc brakes and the earlier outdated Houdaille lever shocks were replaced by the latest Koni tube shocks and a front anti-sway bar.

This example, chassis number 3735 is the 155th example built. It was delivered by the factory on August 30th of 1962 on Italy export plates EE 02131. It was imported to the United States by Luigi Chinetti Motors, the official Ferrari importer for the US and then on to Charles Rezzaghi, then the Ferrari dealer for the San Francisco area. It spent the first thirty-five years of its life in the US before entering the Alberto Garnerone Collection in Italy in 1997. It has remained in that collection since then.

Currently, the odometer shows 48,925 miles on the odometer.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2014


2014 Rick Cole Auctions : Monterey

Sale Price :
$9,725,000

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1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1962 sales)
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti
Chassis#: 3359 GT
Sold for $8,145,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB image  1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB image  
1962 Ferrari 250 SWB
Chassis#: 3735
Sold for $9,725,000
  2014 Rick Cole Auctions : Monterey
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB image  1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB image  
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
Chassis#: 3401
Sold for $3,500,034
  2010 RM Auctions - Sporting Classics of Monaco
 
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
Chassis#: 3401 GT
Sold for $2,526,931
  2007 RM Auctions Ferrari – Leggenda e Passione
 
1962 FERRARI 250 GT PF CABRIOLET
Sold for $181,500
  2003 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2003
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Coachwork by Scaglietti-Design by Pinin Farina Ferrari Classiche Certified3337GT2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge   
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta3359 GT2016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $10,000,000$12,000,000
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta3113 GT2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours$10,000,000  
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta3409 GT2011 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auctions $3,500,000$4,500,000

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