Lot 137

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1957 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Prototype

Coachwork by Scaglietti

SOLD $6,600,000

Estimate

$6,000,000 - $8,000,000

Chassis

0769 GT

Engine

0769 GT Internal No. 058C

Car Highlights

An Important, One-of-a-Kind Ferrari

The Original Pre-Production California Spider Prototype

Groundbreaking Sports Car Design with Singular Features

Illustrated in Ferrari Factory Photographs and Sales Literature

Winner of the 1961 De Diego Trophy in Puerto Rico

Featured in Numerous Books and Magazines

Matching-Numbers, Ferrari Classiche Certified Example

Displayed at the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Documented by Ferrari Historian Marcel Massini

Technical Specs

2,953 CC SOHC Tipo 128C V-12 Engine

Three Weber 36 DCL3 Carburetors

Estimated 225 BHP at 7,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension

Live Rear Axle with Trailing Arms and Shock Absorbers

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