Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million
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Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million

Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million

Vintage Ferrari cars have always been the preferred investment car for collectors and

Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million

83-year old Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss, who began his racing career in 1948 at the age of 18 in a Cooper 500, and is regarded one of the ‘greatest drivers ever to win the World Championship’ and one of the ‘greatest drivers in Formula One history’ to win 16 F 1 Grands Prix, drove this Ferrari 250 GT SWB with chassis number 2119 back in 1960, and went on to win all the three race out of three.

Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million

Owned by businessman Nigel Corner since 2003, this particular Ferrari was privately sold in the past weeks, and is said to be sympathetically restored by Hertfordshire-based DK Engineering in the 1980s.

Stirling Moss Ferrari 250 GT SWB that he raced to victory three times in 1960 sells for $11 million

Under the bonnet of this machine that features all of its original components, includes a 3-litre V12 engine and gearbox, which enables it to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 6.2 seconds with a top speed of 152 mph.

Besides, we have also seen the Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss, which is a sports car inspired by the Mercedes 300 SLRs driven by racing legend Sterling Moss in the ‘50s.

Via: DailyMail

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