One of the 74 model of Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione ever built is set to RM Auctions at its Arizona sale. This very rare car with a tumultuous racing past pretends to be one of the most expensive car ever sold. Car connoisseurs will certainly say that this model is one of the most beautiful Ferrari ever made and that driving therein is an rarely seen experience.
1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ by Carrozzeria Scaglietti’ on sale is just four owners from new, and has been exhibited at Pebble Beach, the Quail, and Villa d’Este. Described to be race-ready, this particular example ‘chassis #1905GT’ boasting an incredible provenance and originality has won multiple FCA Platinum awards, and is a recognized example of the rare alloy-bodied SWB.
The car runs a three litre V12 engine developing 280bhp, impressive capability for a car built in 1960. Although the auction house is not publicly revealing the car’s estimated value, it’s expected to be around $4.5 million.
RM Auctions’ Arizona sale on January 18, 2013 will offer some rare models that will definitely demand your attention. Other notable examples include 1935 Cadillac V-12 Convertible Sedan by Fleetwood featured the movie ‘The Artist’, the 1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2 +2 Coupe and 1963 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Fixed Head Coupe.