Ferrari 250 GTO

  • Ares' modern Ferrari 250 GTO based on the Ferrari 812 Superfast

    Italian coachbuilder Ares Design is working on a modern interpretation of the Ferrari 250 GTO for its latest project. The company, which is based in Ferrari's backyard of Modena, Italy, provided the first details on the project in an interview with Robb Report published Friday. Ares' 250 GTO has been designed to fit the chassis found in Ferrari's 812 Superfast and F12 Berlinetta models. Should a buyer submit the 812 Superfast as the donor, you'd be looking at a modern supercar combining the 250 GTO's lines with 789 horsepower of V-12 grunt. Ares started the project on request of a single...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis No. 3413 - Image via RM Sotheby's
    Ex-Phil Hill Ferrari 250 GTO sets record for highest price paid for car at auction

    The Ferrari GTO stands as one of the most beautiful and exclusive cars of all time, and it boasts a racing record to back up its unparalleled collectibility. This, however, has seen prices soar to insane levels in recent times, and things don't appear to be cooling down one bit. Case in point is a...

  •  Build your own Ferrari 250 GTO using a mix of genuine parts
    Enough parts to build a Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction

    This is like a Lego kit for billionaires. Saturday's Coys Auctions event at Blenheim Palace in the United Kingdom saw the hammer go down on millions of dollars worth of rare, original spare parts. Part of the auction included almost all of the parts one would need to assemble a 1962 Ferrari 250...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis No. 3413
    Ferrari 250 GTO heads to auction, could set new price record

    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has the record for the highest price paid for a car at auction, with a buyer bidding a bit over $38 million to secure the car back in 2014. Now another 1962 250 GTO, this one bearing chassis No. 3413, is headed to auction and we could very well see the previous record fall...

  • 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis No. 4153 GT
    Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $70M

    The $52 million paid for a Ferrari 250 GTO in 2013 now looks like a bargain considering another example of the ultimate classic Ferrari has just traded hands for a rumored $70 million, which if accurate makes the figure the highest known price ever paid for a car. The buyer was none other than...

  • Ferrari 250 GTO
    Pirelli created a new tire just for the Ferrari 250 GTO

    The Ferrari 250 GTO is the most expensive car in the world. On the auction block, a 250 GTO will easily see bidders waging war with the sale price climbing toward $40 million. A 250 GTO even traded hands privately for the amazing sum of $52 million. Despite the insane values placed on these cars...

  • Ferrari 250 GTO

    The 250 GTO is the Ferrari of Ferraris. A true homologation special, less than 40 were built during the early 1960s and today, if one were offered for sale, the price you can expect to pay reaches into the tens of millions of dollars. A 250 GTO received the highest bid ever for a car at auction in 2014, with the bid coming in at $38 million. That isn't the highest price paid for a 250 GTO, however. The highest price, at least known to the public, is the $52 million paid in 2013. This phenomena mania hasn't gone unnoticed by Ferrari, which is considering cashing in on it. Speaking with Top...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis number 3387 - Image via Talacrest
    Second Ferrari 250 GTO to come off the line is up for sale

    The Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 250 GTO isn’t the rarest Prancing Horse around, though it does tend to fetch the highest bids whenever one comes up for sale. Just 39 of the homologation specials were built between 1962 and 1964, and one of them, chassis number 3387, the second example to come off the...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Replica
    Shed-Built 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Replica Is Pure Art: Video

    A Ferrari 250 GTO is a glorious automobile that also happens to be actual rolling artwork. It's a combination of stunning body lines wrapped around a glorious engine. It's also an exceedingly rare car, which helps make the average selling price (when one comes to auction) exceedingly high. ALSO...

  • Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Tour de France 64
    Special Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Honors 250 GTO’s Victory In 1964 Tour de France Automobile

    The men and women at Ferrari’s Tailor Made personalization department have revealed their latest creation, a special F12 Berlinetta built to honor the victory of Belgian racing team Ecurie Nationale Belge in the GT category of the 1964 Tour de France Automobile. The team fielded a silver 250...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis #3445 GT
    Damaged 250 GTO owned by billionaire Christopher Cox restored by Ferrari Classiche

    The Ferrari 250 GTO is one of the most expensive cars in existence, with versions of the classic racer, of which there were only 39 ever built, regularly swapping hands for more than $30 million these days. Naturally, the world takes notice whenever one of these rare beauties is involved in a...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis #3851 GT
    1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $38M, highest price paid for a car at auction

    The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that went up for auction yesterday during the Bonhams sale at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering finally sold for $38,115,000, setting a new record for the highest price paid for a car at auction. The previous record was $29,650,000, paid last year for a 1954 Mercedes-Benz...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (Image via Mobile)

    Ferrari seems to have a monopoly on the world's most expensive cars. A 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO took that title last year with a $52 million sticker price. Yet it could be on the verge of being usurped... by another 250 GTO. ALSO SEE: Compilation Of Supercars Starting Is A Great Use Of The Internet: Video A seller in Germany recently placed an ad on the website Mobile for a 1962 250 GTO, with an asking price of 47.6 million euros, or about $62.7 million at current exchange rates. That includes Germany's 19 percent Value Added Tax, but if someone bites it would still make this GTO the most...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis #3851 GT
    Ferrari 250 GTO To Be Auctioned Off At The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

    We may see a new car receive the world’s most expensive title at this year’s The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering event on August 15, as a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO is going under the hammer. Another 250 GTO sold for a staggering $52 million just last year, and the car coming up for sale next...

  • Ferrari SP America (Image via The Supercar Kids)
    Ferrari 250 GTO Is Inspiration For One-Off SP America

    Last week Ferrari introduced a new one-off supercar developed on behalf of a client by the Special Projects division, the F12 TRS, whose lines were inspired by the 1957 250 Testa Rossa and whose owner is believed to be a British resident. Now we have details on a second one-off Ferrari developed by...

  • Ferrari 250 GTO
    1963 Ferrari 250 GTO once again world's most expensive at $52M

    In what seems a never-ending escalation of sales prices--despite the global economy--another Ferrari 250 GTO has claimed the title of world's most expensive car. This time, it's a 1963 250 GTO that sold for $52 million. The car is an ex-racer from the collection of Paul Pappalardo, reports...

  • Ralph Lauren's 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, in 1:8 scale.  Image: Ralph Lauren Home
    Want Ralph Lauren's 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO For $9,500?

    Collecting cars is an expensive hobby, with no guarantee of financial reward down the line. Like real estate, even the most collectible of automobiles (like the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO) are no longer guaranteed to appreciate, which makes spending the enormous amount of money required to buy one a roll...

  • 24-karat gold Ferrari 250 GTO sculpture by Dante
    Swiss Artist To Unveil Gold Ferrari 250 GTO Sculpture At Pebble Beach

    The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance is a place for all things luxury and automotive and we can’t think of anything that fits the bill more than this 24-karat gold Ferrari 250 GTO sculpture that was created by Swiss artist Dante. The sculpture will coincide with a special...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

    Today's Ferraris are often raced, and even those that aren't can lay strong claim to the racing heritage and ongoing F1 development within the company. But the tradition of building special models just for homologation in sports car racing has largely died off, leaving icons like the 250 GTO to carry the mantle. It's a job the car does well. This year at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance, a full 20 of the 36 rare and exotic 250 GTOs ever built will be gathered for a special event, including both Series I and Series II cars, plus one example of the 1961 250 GT Sperimentale, the test car for...

  • Ferrari 250 GTO
    Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $28.7M at auction

    A British man, wishing to remain anonymous, has purchased what is now the most expensive car in the world—one of the few Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] 250 GTOs built to secure homologation for the FIA's GT category. Only 39 of the cars were ever built, and their rarity and desirability has long been...

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