2002 Ferrari 456

M GT Just 24,600km from new

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2002
  • Mileage 
    24 600 km / 15 286 mi
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blu Pozzi
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Peter F. Baumberger Collection of Motorcars
* All sold with No Reserve *
20 Aug 2010
Gstaad Palace Hotel
Switzerland
Lot No: 17
Just 24,600km from new
2002 Ferrari 456M GT
Coachwork by Pininfarina
Estimate: CHF60,000 - 80,000
Footnote:
"More refined, more comfortable and a sight more sophisticated than any car ever to be built at Maranello. Whether you look at it, sit in it or drive it, it all adds up to one simple fact: The 456 is the greatest grand tourer the world has ever seen." Autocar, 2nd June 1993.
Have a flick through Ferrari's back catalogue and you'll discover a rich vein of talent for creating superb front-engined V12 GTs. Think of the 1964 275 GTB or the 1968 365GTB/4 Daytona for instance. The trouble is that after the Daytona Ferrari took its eye off the ball. The cars that followed; the 365 GTC/4, the 400 GT and the 412 GT had neither the glamour nor the ability of the Daytona, which might explain why, when it died in 1989, the 412 was not initially replaced.
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