1953 Ferrari 212

Inter Europa Coupe Vignale

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Ferrari - Leggenda e Passione
May 17, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for 70 euros. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Ferrari S.p.A.
Circuito di Fiorano
Via Villeneuve 23
41042 Fiorano
Maranello, Italia
Estimate:
€425.000-€500.000
Est. 140 bhp, 2,562 cc single overhead camshaft V-12 engine, five-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension via A-arms, transverse leaf springs, and hydraulic lever shocks, live axle rear suspension with semi-elliptical leaf springs and hydraulic lever shocks, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 2,600 mm (102.4 in.)
Produced between 1951 and 1953, Ferrari’s 212 series carried the latest evolution of the formidable Colombo V-12. It was immediately successful in competition, winning both the Tour of Sicily and the Coppa Inter Europa. Gianni Marzotto won the Coppa Toscana but the