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400 Superamerica Aerodinamico at the RM Andrews Collection Auction

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015

Chris and Paul Andrews, have another Superamerica up on the block (search under Andrews Collection) at their Andrews Collection auction in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, May 2, 2015, being run by RM Sotheby’s. It’s an Aerodinamico, one of those rare flights of fancy that was truly successful. Throughout the 1950s, the Ferrari GT car had branched off into some top-shelf luxury touring cars, namely the 342 America and the 410 Superamerica, which became the last word in sporting luxury. Later Ferrari introduced a more refined car, the 400 Superamerica, at the 1959 Turin Motor Show. Even later a new 400 SA was introduced at Turin in November 1960 that featured coachwork that had never before been seen on a Superamerica, and it stunned the crowd – the Aerodinamico. The car’s body featured a pointed open-mouth nose that led...

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Stunning Superamerica Wins Major Cup

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014

At the 2014 Cavallino Classic Concorso d’Eleganza, the winner of the Scuderia Ferrari Cup for the Finest GT Ferrari was the 1963 400 Superamerica, s/n 4279 SA, from Jack & Debbie Thomas. The 400 Superamerica was a special car for Ferrari’s wealthiest and most discerning customers. These GT aerodinamico coupes were the last of the true custom coachwork Ferraris and many consider all examples of this series to be “one-off” cars, in so far as there are variations requested by different customers. This is 1 of only 35 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamico’s produced and 1 of 19 long-wheel base Series II cars and 1 of only 14 long-wheel base coupes with covered headlights. So it may be considered either a one-off, as most historians suggest; or 1 of only 14 long-wheel base Series II cars with covered headlights. These...

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