Sunday, 1 June 2014

2014 Ferrari for Sale

2014 Ferrari for Sale

A 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB4 delivered new to Steve McQueen motivation headline the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, scheduled for August 15-16 at the Portola Inn and Monterey Convention Center in California.

Finished in a shade of metallic gold called Nocciola, the Ferrari 275 GTB4 on offer, hulk 10621, was unusual ordered by Hollywood Sport Cars for Steve McQueen in 1967, little he was filming The Thomas Crown Affair. McQueen, known for lightly customizing his cars, sent the car to be repainted Chianti Red prior to taking possession. He as well requested that 10621 be fitted with the Borrani chain wheels from his 275 GTB N.A.R.T. Spider, which was a victim of an inopportune earlier crack, as well as equipped with a custom-designed drivers side rear view mirror, a retractable radio antenna, and custom seat adorn. As soon as wide-ranging, McQueen took delivery of the car little on the set of his legendary 1968 crime-drama Bullitt. It remained the only Ferrari in his stable of sports cars for almost five years, sooner than short-lived onto fellow actor Guy Williams, of Zorro and Lost in Space fame, in 1971.

Subsequent to short-lived through a insignificant quantity of other owners, 10621 was in the end purchased by its recent proprietor in 2010, who commissioned Ferrari Classiche to wide-ranging a chock-a-block renewal, returning the four-cam to McQueens individual specification. In March 2013, Ferrari signed an agreement with the proprietor to demonstrate the car in Museo Ferrari as part of the From Cinecitta to Hollywood, completely Ferraris in the Cinema exhibition, featuring other Ferraris associated with the silver display. Hulk 10621 proved so common with visitors that it has remained a feature attraction at the Maranello museum. Sooner than its upcoming mart in Monterey, the McQueen Ferrari motivation be on demonstrate at RMs Monaco sale on May 10, providing collectors with an advance inspection opportunity (Estimate available ahead request).

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 (photo: Tim Scott)

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 Engine (photo: Tim Scott)

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 Interior (photo: Tim Scott)

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 (photo: Tim Scott)

Steve McQueen Ferrari 275 GTB4 Side (photo: Tim Scott)

When it comes to cars with celebrity provenance, it doesnt progress at all develop than a Ferrari owned by Steve McQueen, says Max Girardo, Managing Boss, RM Auctions, Europe. The vehicle we have on offer ticks completely the boxes when it comes to collectability: it is one of the ultimate Ferraris ever built it was recently restored by Ferrari themselves and it was delivered new to none other than the King of Cool. Were mutually honored and excited to have been entrusted with the sale of this unusual car by its proprietor. Theres no doubt that it motivation be welcomed by the worlds for the most part selective concours events and prove to be the centerpiece of at all collected works. We anticipate great interest in its offering, as we continue our strong trajectory record for Steve McQueen cars in Monterey.

The McQueen Ferrari leads a group of other examples from the Italian marque at the 2014 RM Monterey sale. Additional highlights include: 2006 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione, one-owner example maintained by the factory and frequently used in Corse Clienti events (Estimate: $1,700,000$2,100,000) and,1961 Ferrari 250 GT N.A.R.T Spider, which was rebodied by Fantuzzi in 1966 and displayed at the New York, San Francisco, and Miami International Van Shows that day and further recently, it was a class winner at this years Palm Beach Cavallino Classic (Estimate: $1,200,000$1,600,000). RMs flagship Monterey sale, held during the Nugget Beach Concours Week, returns to downtown Monterey, California, August 15-16. In 2013, RMs Monterey mart generated $125 million in sales, the highest grossing collector car mart of completely time. This years event motivation present further than 100 collector cars.

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