Lot 30

1953 Ferrari 212 Europa Coupe

Coachwork by Vignale

Register to Bid

SOLD $1,985,000


$2,000,000 - $2,500,000


0287 EU


0287 EU

Car Highlights

Late-Production 212 Europa with Michelotti-Designed Vignale Coachwork

Delivered New to American Financier and Aviation Pioneer Thomas D. Neelands Jr.

Formerly Owned by Noted Collectors Including Sid Colberg and Edgar Schermerhorn

Exquisite Restoration Overseen by the Renowned Quality Cars of Vigonza, Italy

Retains Original Chassis, Body, and Engine per Factory Records

Offered with Massini Report, Restoration Records, and Tool Roll

Technical Specs

2,563 CC SOHC 60º V-12 Engine

Three Weber 36 DCF3 Carburetors

170 BHP at 6,500 RPM

5-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Independent Coil-Spring Suspension

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that according to additional research by Marcel Massini, it was a similar Vignale-bodied 375 America, not the vehicle presented here, 0287 EU, that was photographed at Sebring in 1955 as depicted in the published catalogue.

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