With a week of events for luxury cars coming centered around the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, some of the highest profile auto auctions in the world are about to take place.
Hear about Ferrari 250 GTO and Testa Rossas going for tens of millions of dollars during these events is commonplace, but Gooding & Company is bringing a unique Prancing Horse to be sold in California could be a self-registration for the company.
The car in question is the gorgeous 1966 Ferrari 365 Berlinetta Speciale P with only 7900 km (4910 miles) on the clock that is in the photo above, check all the boxes to make it very desirable.
First, just look at him. The flowing lines and giant, tinted sunroof Ferrari really make this one head-turner. Inside, it has the distinctive feature three seat with the driver slightly forward in the middle, something like the McLaren F1.
And what a view from behind the wheel with all the expansive glass front and above the driver. According to the auction listing, Speciale Pininfarina shows in a variety of international automobile salon in 1966 and 1967.
If looks are not enough, then the origin Ferrari puts this at the top, no doubt. Below these beautiful lines is the chassis of a Ferrari 365 P2 racer resistance.
The sale claims this was the first mid-engined 12-cylinder Ferrari model created from the beginning as a road car. After touring with Pininfarina, was Luigi Chinetti, the first man to sell a Prancing Horse in the U.S. and the head of the company North American Racing Team. He sold it twice, but the Speciale has been held by the Chinetti since 1969.
Gooding does not provide an estimate of the dollar in the sale, but is expecting big things. “The most expensive car Gooding & Company has never sold at a public auction is the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa.
Expect to break that record at Pebble Beach this year,” said company boss David Gooding on car a spokesman for Autoblog. That Testa Rossa was $ 16,390,000 after taxes. It gives the 365 a lot to live. Scroll down to read the auction listing.
The 365 replaced the 500 Superfast California for 1966. Was the first model 365, with its 4.4 L (4390 cc/267 in ³) V12 based on the unit’s 4.0 L Colombo 330 but with a bore of 81 mm. The 365 California uses the same chassis as the 500 Superfast, but with a body by Pininfarina cabriolet evolutionary.Beautiful 1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale Gooding 2014 With a week of events for luxury cars coming centered around the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, some of the highest profile auto auctions in the world are about to take place.