1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Verde Scuro (Dark Green)
  • 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:
€450.000-€500.000
400 bhp, 4,962 cc single overhead camshaft V-12 engine, five-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension with A-arms and coil springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs, four-wheel Dunlop disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,650 mm (104.3 in.)
In its day, the 400-horsepower Ferrari 500 Superfast was a car without equal – breathtakingly beautiful, expensive and, yes, very fast. As an ultra exclusive successor to the 400 Superamerica, only 36 examples were ever built through 1967 in two series, purchased by such individuals as the Shah of Iran and Peter Sellers, to name but a few illustriou