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See the last ‘preserved’ Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet

A magical birthday for horse lovers – It’s the end of the year full of surprises, under last year’s Ferrari brand: after the 1966 three-seater 365 P Berlinetta Speciale that once belonged to Gianni Agnelli, “resurrected” thanks to a four-year restoration (here news), here’s another great classic from Maranello that will keep enthusiasts dreaming during the Christmas holidays. On the other hand, who would not like to find those under the tree which, according to the American specialist site gullwingmotorcars.com, which offers them for sale at $ 1,275,000 (about 1,195,000 euros at current exchange rates), seems to be the last Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet “Saved” second series still in circulation?

If it’s perfect, it would be worth up to 7 million euros Leaving the Maranello factory gates on November 25th 1961 and specified by a number Frame 3051, the ultra-stylish open-air GT from Pininfarina is a classic Cavallino that will appeal to the brand’s wealthiest collectors. a Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet In perfect condition, in fact. Its value can reach 6-7 million eurosand, judging by the photographs posted by the seller, the car, while in need of a deep restoration to return to its former glory, is complete in all its parts: an excellent investment, therefore, for those fortunate enough to decide to take it home and tidy it up as it deserves. Without regard to the remarkable reputation of this handsome convertible among Maranello’s finest connoisseurs of antique jewellery, who consider it among the most sought-after Ferraris by respectable drivers who crave a car that is not only cool, but also easy and fun to drive.

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signed by the expert Born in navy blue with red leather seats, this one is Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet is the number 152 out of 200 built. Bought new in 1962 by a wealthy Milanese resident of Brianza, it changed hands in 1970, then crossed the Atlantic and landed in New York the following year. And only in the United States I got out of the garage which may have remained the same for many years. However – the descriptive sheet for the car, drawn up with the contribution of Marcel Masini, one of the most reliable experts and evaluators of vintage Ferraris – informs us of the noble V12 with nearly three liters of displacement And the 240 horsepower isn’t stuck and starts, though it needs an overhaul so it can go back to how it used to be. In addition to a detailed report signed by the expert who evaluated it, the car is accompanied by a copy of the first registration certificate and numerous accessories, including an almost complete original instrument cluster, a set of four new Borrani wheels and two completely chrome bumper blades ready for installation.

Photo: gullwingmotorcars.com

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