The highest price paid for a classic car was for a 1961 Ferrari 250GT California which was knocked down for US$10,894,000 at RM Auctions in Maranello Italy. Now while I would have loved to have put up my hand, but I don’t think my Amex could have stood the shock. So does that mean my dreams of owning a classic car – preferably Italian – are over even before they’ve begun? Well no. Not necessarily. Because I can still be a collector if I switch to collecting motorcycles like the 1954 Vincent Black Kni... read more »
Record breaking 1960 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione.
Whichever way you look at it, $11,275,000 is an AWESOME amount of cash! But then this is a rare Ferrari 250 GT LWB, and it starred in the classic teen comedy ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.’ Click the link below for the top 10 results from last Saturday’s auction held at Gooding Company.
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Driven by a 'professional' car park attendant. Like most petrol heads I’ve seen Ferris Bueller’s Day Off quite a few times and thought to myself what it was about this comedy that connected with me, and millions of other movie goers. It had a great cast, great locations, great humor and great car - the iconic Ferrari 250 GT California. And who could forget the scene where the car falls of the jack and crashes through the glass wall of the garage and lands in gully behind the house. Now I wonder if ... read more »