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SWB to be Previewed at 2017 Cavallino Classic

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016

RM Sotheby’s 2017 Amelia Island sale will feature one of the most thrilling offerings ever presented in Amelia Island auction history, as the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance announced a superb 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta and a 58-car private collection...

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250 GT SWB

Posted by on May 22, 2016

A stunning 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, s/n 2917 GT, will be sold at auction by Artcurial Motorcars at the Le Mans Classic sale on July 9. This remarkable car was displayed new at the 1961 Paris Motor Show, presented in a light blue Azzuro. The first owner, a collector who only owned black cars,...

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An Extensive 14-month Restoration for an SWB

Posted by on Dec 20, 2015

From Ferrari Classiche: 14 months of meticulous work – that’s how long it took the Ferrari Classiche Department to restore the engine, bodywork, suspensions and running gear of this 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione to pristine condition. The car arrived in Maranello in March of 2014 and...

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The Last SWB… at Last

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015

The very last Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta to be built will star in Artcurial Motorcars’ Retromobile sale in Paris, on Friday 5 February 2016. Described as “the greatest Ferrari road car – perhaps the greatest road car of any make” by none other than Sir Stirling Moss, the 250 GT SWB...

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Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Barnfind

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014

This past  week the classic car newsletters, websites and forums are talking about one thing: the 60 classic cars that where found in the west of France by auction house Artcurial after many years in hiding. The collector cars where owned by Roger Baillon who began collecting cars in the...

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250 GT SWB Finishes 2nd in Class at Le Mans Classic

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

As was the case in the late 50s, Jaguar and Ferrari went at it hammer and tongs in Grid 3 for GT cars from 1957 to 1961, at the recent Le Mans Classic. The English make won the first round of the battle thanks to drivers Pearson-Harris, while its Italian rival triumphed in round 2 after a brilliant display...

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1960 Winner Comes Home to the Tour Auto

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014

At the recent Tour Auto in France, a welcome visitor was the 250 GT SWB, s/n 2129 GT, which actually was 1st OA in the 1960 Tour de France, driven by Willy Mairesse and Georges Berger. After a grueling week of track events and over the road time trials, this SWB came home first against some very tough...

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