1962 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB - California Spyder, Ferrari Classiche certified, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance class winner

California Spyder, Ferrari Classiche certified, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance class winner

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    3119 GT
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Tan
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate:
$7,500,000-$9,000,000 US
280 bhp, 2,953 cc single overhead camshaft V-12 engine, three Weber carburetors, four-speed gearbox, independent front suspension via A-arms, coil springs, and telescopic shock absorbers, live rear axle with semi-elliptical springs and telescopic shock absorbers, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,400 mm (94.5?)

• One of only 37 covered headlight examples built
• Unquestionably one of the most attractive and desirable Ferraris in existence
• Matching numbers and Ferrari Classiche certified
• Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance class winner

Without a doubt, the 250 GT SWB California Spyder is one of the most beautiful cars ever to pass through Ferrari’s fabled gates on Via Abetone Inferiore. With its stunning bodywork designed by Pininfarina and masterfully executed by Scaglietti, the car was a collaboration of the very best.

As with all other road cars, the California Sp