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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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