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Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione Sold For $18,5 Million

Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione

As announced, Gooding & Company at Pebble Beach auction sold Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione, for the sum of $18.15 million. This silver specime from 1959, has Scaglietti bodywork, and in 1960 it took 5th place in the 12 Hours of Sebring race. Also, it is one of only nine aluminum-bodied LWB California Spider, and has a factory-slip differential, disc brakes, fuel tank of 136 liters, Abarth racing exhaust system …

Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione
Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione

The car is powered by a V12 engine with an output between 275 and 280 hp, which is some 50 horses more than an ordinary LWB California Spider.
Should also mention that the car was involved in a number of Concours events, including the Cavallino Classic 2003, 2004, 2008 and 2011 where it won the Platinum Award Competizione Cup.

Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione
Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione

Other highlights at the same auction included 1960 Ferrari 250 SWB Berlinetta Competizione ($13.5 million dollars), but the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza ($12 million), 1932 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster ($10.4 million), 1979 Porsche 935 that was Paul Newman drove at Le Mans ($4.8 million) 1957 Maserati A6G / 54 ($3.3 million) 1954 Aston Martin DB2 / 4 Spider by Bertone ($3 million) 1930 Packard 734 Runabout speedster ($2 million) …

Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione
Ferrari 250 LWB California Spider Competizione

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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