After reading the heading you're probably wondering how the overall winner at the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans was only just discovered after more than half a century. Well, it was only due to a little digging by RM Sotheby's after being consigned a very special 1963 Ferrari 275 P. The car, bearing chassis No. 0816, was already known to be the overall winner at the 1964 24 Hours of Le Mans, with drivers Nino Vaccarella and Jean Guichet scoring the win. But RM Sotheby's has managed to learn that the car was also the overall winner at the 1963 race, making it the only Ferrari and one of a few other...
Ride along in a Ferrari 275 GTB in the rain at Spa
Any vintage Ferrari is worth massive piles of cash. It's no surprise that many of these cars are tucked away in climate-controlled spaces, and their work-of-art V-12 engines are often left to sit instead of firing to life and powering the rear wheels. Some owners, however, do take them out and use...Jeff Glucker
Racer and collector Preston Henn dies; could his 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale go up for sale?
Racer, race team owner, and noted supercar collector Preston Henn died on April 30 of natural causes. The owner of the Florida-based Swap Shop franchise was 86. Henn made millions from the Swap Shop franchise, which dates back to 1963 and features outdoor movie theaters as well as indoor and...Kirk Bell
Ferrari collector reveals plans for Steve McQueen-inspired brown F12
Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] 275 was the successor to the automaker’s hugely-successful 250 series, and to many it’s still the definitive Ferrari. The cars were beautiful to look at, incredibly fast and even had a few celebrity owners to boot, one of which was Steve McQueen. One of the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
1965 Ferrari 275 goes to auction, could set new record
A 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale could set a new price record when it crosses the auction block in Monterey this August. Set to be offered during the RM Auctions event on August 16, the model is one of just three ever made in this particular specification. With a guide price around the $34 million...Antony Ingram
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB NART Spider sets record at Pebble Beach auction
Action at several of the auctions taking place over the weekend at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance served as yet another indication that the passion for vintage sports cars, particular those with a Prancing Horse attached, continues to build at a fever pitch. At an RM Auctions sale...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Ferrari Classiche, the official department of Ferrari responsible for restoration and maintenance services of the automaker’s oldest models, has just got its hands on one very special car. That car is a 275 GTB4 that originally belonged to legendary American actor and avid racer Steve McQueen who originally took delivery of the car while in San Francisco filming Bullitt in 1968. The current owner of the car brought it to Ferrari Classiche to have it undergo an authenticity certification process. However, since the car was converted from a coupe into a convertible at one point during the...