1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Sold at $16M during an Auction

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C – Among simply 12 every constructed, and among simply 8 left-hand drive examples, this unusual 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Competition will be going to auction next month in Monterey. The Prancing Pony signs up with a collection of 13 traditional Ferraris worth $18 million that will likewise be crossing the block at Pebble Beach. However, this one by itself could be worth just as much.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTBC (3)

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C

Gooding and Co. approximate the Ferrari might go for anywhere from $12 to $16 million. The outside is ended up in a light-weight alloy bodywork with the number “98” emblazoned on the door panels and hood. Power comes thanks to a 3.3-liter V12 coupled with high-lift camshafts, 250 LM-type valves, specially customized pistons, an upgraded crankshaft, and Weber 40 DFI/3 carburetors. The automobile was initially finished in July of 1966 and bears the chassis number 09051. It is available in a good-looking Argento Metallizzato to finish with a black leather interior.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTBC (1)

Renzo Sinibaldi and Alberto Federici

The automobile raced thoroughly throughout Europe from 1966 to 1970 under the ownership of Renzo Sinibaldi and Alberto Federici, where it took home several total wins. It has actually given that retired to personal collections in the U.K. and U.S. and was offered to its newest owner in 2004. In 2007, the automobile went through a comprehensive remediation at the hands of Wayne Obry’s Motion Products Inc. in Neenah, Wisconsin, an extensively related to Ferrari expert here in the United States. It was refinished in the very same initial racing livery you see here and was shown at the 2007 Pebble Beach Concours where it scored 99 points and was granted a 2nd in class prize. As soon as again, now it will cross the block. The Gooding and Co. Pebble Beach auction will begin on Friday, August 18, and run up until Saturday, August 19.

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