1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe / 1245 GT Chassis Information

1959 Ferrari 250 GT
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1245 GT
Engine #: 1245 GT
Sold for $643,000 at 2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
Ferrari introduced the 250 GT Coupe at the 1958 Paris Motor Show. Its Pinin Farina coachwork replaced the Boano- and Ellena built cars. In total, 355 examples were built during its production lifespan. Power was courtesy of a 3.0-liter Colombo V-12 engine offering 240 horsepower giving it a top speed of nearly 150 mph.

This particular example is the 120th of the 355 250 Gt Coupes built. It was originally finished in Blu Genziana (Max Meyer 16229) over a vinyl and leather interior in Nero (8500) when completed in early 1959. The car was sent to Luigi Chinetti Motors of New York that spring, and its early history is not fully known. In the 1970s, it was discovered with Bill McIntyre of Delaware, Pennsylvania. In 1988, the car was sold to Carl Cantera of Earleville, Maryland. A four year restoration followed, and upon completion it was finished in its current two-tone Verde livery with a complementary interior.

After the restoration, the car was judged Best of Show at the Garden State Fall Festival and Concours d'Elegance in 1992 and placed 2nd in Class and won the Forza Ferrari Award at the Ferrari Club of America National Meeting and Concours at Grand Rapids that same year. A year later it won 1st in Class at the same event and received the Luigi Chinetti Award for Outstanding GT Ferrari. The coupe also won its class at both Pebble Beach and Concorso Italiano in the same weekend in 1993. The car has also won Best of Show at Concorso.

The car came into the care of its current owner in 1994. Currently the odometer shows 791 miles.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2019


2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$575,000-$700,000 
Sale Price :
$643,000

2019 2
2018 1
2017 4
2016 2
2015 4
2014 3
2013 1
2012 1
2011 1
2010 6

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1959 sales)
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1533 GT
Sold for $498,493
  2019 RM Sothebys : Villa Erba
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1315 GT
Sold for $599,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1245 GT
Sold for $643,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet
Chassis#: 1475 GT
Sold for $4,840,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1275 GT
Sold for $489,500
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1433 GT
Sold for $610,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT 'Series I' Coupé
Chassis#: 1247 GT
Sold for $464,487
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1365 GT
Sold for $419,440
  2016 RM Sothebys : Duemila Ruote
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1447 GT
Sold for $660,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé
Chassis#: 1649 GT
Sold for $668,379
  2015 Bonhams : The Chantilly Sale
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II Prototype by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1213GT
Sold for $1,320,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1301GT
Sold for $693,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Sold for $715,000
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Coupé
Chassis#: 1255GT
Sold for $401,605
  2014 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet
Chassis#: 1475 Gt
Sold for $5,610,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1181 GT
Sold for $6,472,939
  2014 RM Auctions : Monaco
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1427GT
Sold for $390,500
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250GT Coupé
Chassis#: 1239GT
Sold for $290,131
  2012 Bonhams - Paris, La Halle Freyssinet Motocars
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1463 GT
Sold for $203,500
  2011 RM Auctions at Monterey
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder
Chassis#: 1489GT
Sold for $2,612,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1959 Ferrari 250 GT's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina1533 GT2020 RM Sothebys : Paris $390,000$500,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Coupé1583 GT2019 Bonhams : The Bonmont Sale $600,000$700,000
1959 FERRARI 250GT SERIES 1 COUPE1471GT2014 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction $600,000$700,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Coupe14632012 Bonhams Paris, La Halle Freyssinet Motocars $225,000$280,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Series II Coupé1629GT2008 The Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland $250,000$300,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Coupe1173 GT2005 Bonhams Les Grandes Marques a Monaco $70,000$90,000
1959 FERRARI 250 PF COUPE 2001 Kruse Auction Santa Clara, CA$55,000  
1959 FERRARI 250 PF COUPE 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$54,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1957 Berlinetta Speciale
Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 0725GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1957 Speciale Coupe
Chassis Num: 0853GT
Engine Num: 0853GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 0759 GT
Engine Num: 0759 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 0789 GT
Engine Num: 0789 GT (internal no. 0124C)
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 0791 GT
Engine Num: 0791 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 0943 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 0997 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1043GT
Engine Num: 1043GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Fantuzzi
Chassis Num: 1087
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1123 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1245 GT
Engine Num: 1245 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1301 GT
Engine Num: 1301 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1427GT
Engine Num: 1427GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1433 GT
Engine Num: 1433 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1447 GT
Engine Num: 1447 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1471GT
Engine Num: 1471GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Series 1 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 1475 GT
Engine Num: 1475 GT
Chassis information for the Ferrari 250 GT1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1491GT


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