A 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ to lead the RM Auctions Arizona Sale
Irresistible to any serious Ferrari collector; promising thrilling performance and future exhibition acclaim, the 17th of the 72 aluminum-bodied Competizione-specification SWB examples, known as one of the marque’s most prized berlinettas, is now being offered by RM Auctions at its Arizona sale. The 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ by Carrozzeria Scaglietti’ on sale is just four owners from new, and has been exhibited at Pebble Beach, the Quail, and Villa d’Este. Described to be race-ready, this particular example ‘chassis #1905GT’ boasting an incredible provenance and originality has won multiple FCA Platinum awards, and is a recognized example of the rare alloy-bodied SWB. Also known to be one of the world’s most expensive vintage cars, the Ferrari 250 GT SWB is regarded as a grand touring car for really serious road racing. Besides, the auctioneer RM Auctions’ for the likes of astute collectors, will also be offering important, hand-picked selection of the world’s automobiles like the 1935 Cadillac Series 40 convertible featured the movie ‘The Artist’, the 1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Coupe, 1963 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Fixed Head Coupe, to name a few.
As a Competizione car, it features alloy coachwork and a race-tuned Colombo V-12, and has notably enjoyed periods of attention from some of the Ferrari niche’s most respected historians and craftsmen.
However, the estimate price of this example is not yet disclosed by the auctioneer.
1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Coupe Chassis No. 11853
Price: $110,000 – $130,000 (Without Reserve)
Known to be the largest and most luxurious 4-wheel Ferrari model to date, this car designed and constructed by Pininfarina was notably the Modenes company’s first 2+2 with a self-leveling independent rear suspension. It also comes with matching-numbers example with factory air-conditioning and its original Borrani chrome wire wheels.
1963 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Fixed Head Coupe
Price: $10,000 – $120,000 (Without Reserve)
Beautifully restored with subtle modifications for modern reliability, this car is a99.9-point Best in Class winner at the 2004 San Diego JCNA Concours.
1969 Ferrari 365 GTC
Price: $500,000 – $600,000
With single ownership for 30 years, this Ferrari Classiche certified example with matching-numbers engine is one of the beautifully restored examples of Ferrari’s premier late-60s grand tourer. It’s one of the just 168 examples ever built.