1959 1959 Ferrari 250 GT SWB - Speciale Bertone

Speciale Bertone

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • 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:
€2.200.000-€2.900.000
280 bhp at 7,000 rpm, 2,953 cc single overhead camshaft V-12 engine, three Weber 36 DCL/6 carburettors, four-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension with A-arms, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and telescopic shock absorbers, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,400 mm (94.5 in.)
With the FIA placing more importance on GT cars in racing, building such dual-purpose cars presented few problems for Ferrari. Ferrari’s first car to officially bear the GT moniker was the Europa introduced in 1954. The Boano/Ellena 250 GT coupés fol