Lot 109

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1955 Ferrari 857 Sport

Coachwork by Scaglietti

SOLD $6,270,000

Estimate

$5,000,000 - $7,000,000

Chassis

0588 M

Engine

0588

Car Highlights

One-Off Scaglietti Coachwork with Distinctive Fin

The Fourth of Just Four 857 Sports Produced

A Matching-Numbers, Original-Bodied Competition Ferrari

Multiple Podium Finishes in 1956 with Carroll Shelby and Jack McAfee

Additionally Driven by Olivier Gendebien, Richie Ginther, Masten Gregory and Others

Recent Recipient of an Exacting Restoration by DK Engineering

A Highly Regarded Big-Displacement Four-Cylinder

An Extremely Significant and Historical Ferrari

Documented by Ferrari Historian Marcel Massini

Technical Specs

3,421 CC DOHC Lampredi Tipo 129 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Weber 58 DCO/A3 Carburetors

290 BHP at 5,800 RPM

5-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Double Wishbones and Coil Springs

De Dion Rear Axle with Transverse Leaf Spring

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