June 8th 2012 – 10 Most expensive cars sold this year

#1 – US$35 million – Ferrari 250 GTO #3505GT

Stirling Moss, UK 1962 LM 1962 Ireland/ Gregory Ret., Goodwood TT 1962 Ireland 1st > Gunther Philipp, Austria 1963 Club Raced  > Scuderia Patria, Italy 1964 > Dan Margulies, UK 1965 > Richard Crosthwaite 1965 > Melville – Smith ~ Alain de Cadenet > Edward & John Harrison 1973 > Harry Leventis 1997 > Yoshiho Matsuda 2000 paid $8.0 mil. > Eric Hereema, UK 2004 > Craig McCaw USA 2012 for US$35 mil.

#2 – US$32 million – Ferrari 250GTO #5095

Scuderia SSS 1963 TDF 1963 Abate/ Bianchi 2nd > Automobile Club de l’Ouest, France 1964 Club Raced TDF 1964 Tavano/ Martin Ret. > Pierre Bardinon 1967 > Chairman Lee, Korea 1996 > Sold for US$ 30 Mil. > Bill Ainscough, UK 2007 > 08 – Jon Hunt, UK > Carlos Hank Mexico 2012 for US$32 mil.

Ferrari 250GTO/64 #5575

Ecurie Francorchamps, Belguim 1964 Spa 500KM Bianchi Ret., Ring 1000KM 1964 Bianchi/ van Ophem 4th, LM 1964 Bianchi/ Buerlys 5th, Reims 12 Hours 1964 Bianchi/ Dumay 9th > Annie Soisbault de Monatgiu, France 1964 TDF 1964 Soisbault/ Roure 9th, Paris 1000KM Dubois/ Gosselin 13th > John Calley, USA 1965 > Chris Cord 1965 > Daniel Ward 1966 > Carle Conway 1976 > Robert Donner > via. SMC 1996 > Carlos Hank, Mexico 1996 > 1998 asking $5.5 mil ?? > Never Sold > for sale 2009 ?? > Rob Walton 2012 for 20 – 30 mil.

#4 – US$25  million – Ferrari 250 GTO #4675GT

Annunziata 1963 Club Raced > Guido Fosati 1964 TDF 1964 Fossati/ Francolinmi Acc. > Rebody to GTO64 spec. > Scuderia Elmo d’Argento 1964 Targa 1964 Guichet/ Facetti Ret., Spa 500KM 1964 Guichet 2nd > Odonne Sigala 1964 Coppa Intereuropa 1964 Sigala 5th, Paris 1000KM 1964 Sigala/ Lualdi 12th > Vincenzo Nember Club 1965 Raced Monza 1000KM 1965 Nember/ Bonomi 11th > Luigi Taramazzo 1965 Monza 1000KM 1966 Taramazzo/ Pianta Ret. > Nabokoff 1966 > Zazzarra, USA > Jim Hall > David Piper, UK 1973 > Harley Cluxton, USA 1973 > Walter Medlin 1975 > Harley Cluxton 1995 > Yoshiho Matsuda, Japan 1996 > RM (Private Treaty) 2010 asking $19 mil. > Chris Evans UK 2011 > Michael Hammer USA 2012 for US$25 mil.

#5 – US$25 million – Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa #0728 TR

Scuderia Ferrari Sebring 12 Hours 1958 Hawthorn/ von Trips NRF, Ring 1000KM 1958 Seidel/ Munaron 5th,  Targa 1958 von Trips/ Hawthorn 3rd, LM 1958 Gendebien/ Hill 1st > Pedro Rodriguez, Mexico 1958 Sebring 12 Hours 1959 Rodriguez/ O’Shea Ret. > George Reed, USA > Owen Coon > Chevvy V8 fitted > Richard Merritt > Pierre Bardinon, France 1982 > Unknown, USA 2012

6th equal – $15 million US

Porsche 917K #023

917L-69 > 917K-70 > Porsche Salzburg Team Brands Hatch 1000KM 1970 Hulme/ Elford 2nd, Monza 1000KM 1970 Elford/ Ahrens DNF, Spa 1000KM 1970 Elford/ Ahrens 3rd > 4.9 litre engine fitted > LM 1970 Elford/ Hermann 1st > MARTINI Daytona 24 Hour 1971 Elford/van Lennop DNF > Vasek Polak 72 > Matsuda Japan 1982 > SMC 99 > Julio Palmaz, USA 2000 > Carlos Monteverde 2012 for UKP 10 mil. (approx. US$15 mil.)

Jaguar C – Type #XKC051

Works lightweight 1953 Le Mans Rolt/Hamilton 1st, 1953 TT, Rolt/Hamilton DNF > l954 Ecurie Ecosse British Empire Trophy Rolt 3rd in heat, Sanderson 5th in handicap final & 2nd on road, Daily Express international sports car race Peter Walker 3rd, 1955 British Empire Trophy Sanderson, 6th in class & 16th on handicap, Ulster Trophy, Dundrod, 1st > Geoffrey Allison > Miles Brubacher (California) and used as road car in 1957 > chassis restored >1968 sold to Briggs Cunningham and displayed at Costa Mesa museum, California > Adrian Hamilton UK > rebuilt with aid of David Cottingham & rebodied by RS Panels in 14swg > Unknown, Europe 2012

8th – US$8.4 mil. – Ferrari 250 GT California Spider #3245GT

1962 – Unknown, USA > ?? > Wayburn > Joe Bortz 1970’s > Lynda Bodin > 2012 ?? paid US$8.4 mil.

9th – US$6.5 mil. – Ferrari 625 TRC #0680

John von Neumann, USA 1957 Club Raced > Otto Zipper 1960’s > Stan Sugarman > Chevvy V8 fitted > Red Ferris > Bill Sherwood > Danno Raffetto > Ed Niles > Sledge > Isabel Haskell > Sid Colberg 1976 > Taylor > V12 engine fitted > Michael Callaham 1981 > SOLD RM Auctions (Monaco) 2012 for EURO 5.08 mil. (US$6.5 mil.)

#10 – US$6 mil. – Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider

“LWB” 59 – Roger Vadim & Brigitte Bardot, St. Tropez, F > 92/jan – Gerard Captun, Vessy, CH > 93/dec – Bernie Chase, USA – $305k > 94/mar – $450k – SMC  restored ($380.000) > 97/late – Jean Claude Bajol, F – $485k > Artcurial 2012 sold EURO 4.5 mil. (US$6 million) 

AND MORE TO COME

Auto Union D – Type Grand Prix 1938 #19 being sold by Hall & Hall (US$6 – 10 mil)

Bentley 4.5 Litre Blower 1929 #UU5871 offered at Bonhams Goodwood on the 29th of June ($5 – 10 mil)

Ferrari 330P4 #0858 being sold by Talacrest, asking US$20 mil.

Porsche 911T Prototype from 1964 (Seller trying to sell here http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Porsche-911-911-T-/170854599744?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item27c7ba4c40 for US$16 million !!!!!!!)

 

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