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Priceless 250 Testa Rossa Shown to Ferrari Employees

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014

There was a surprise in store for Ferrari employees as they went for their lunch, as they discovered a 1958 250 Testa Rossa on display at the entrance to the company restaurant. The restoration of the car has just been finished by the staff of the Ferrari Classiche department. After a year of work in Maranello, the car whose value is put at somewhere between 20 and 25 million dollars, is being flown out to Pebble Beach, California for the prestigious Concours d’Elegance in mid-August, an event which every years brings together the most beautiful historic cars in the world. The 250 Testa Rossa dominated endurance racing at the end of the 50s and in the early 60s and is one of the most successful Prancing Horse cars in racing terms. This particular model spent its entire racing life...

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Record Numbers for a “Classicissima” Ferrari

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014

Investment in classic cars seems to be paying off even more these days. This can be seen from yet more records set at special auctions and sales between private collectors. That is definitely the case if the car is a Ferrari. It’s not by chance that today, the record sum of 28.99 million Euros was paid between collectors for an amazing 250 Testa Rossa, one of the most symbolic cars in the history of the Prancing Horse. The car, with the chassis number 0704, has a pretty impressive racing pedigree, given that it took the Anglo-American driver duo of Peter Collins and Phil Hill in the Buenos Aires 1000 Kilometres and the Sebring 12 Hours. Once its life as an official Scuderia car came to an end, the 250 TR was acquired by an American who used it successfully...

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