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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

The world's most expensive antique car

The MOST For the supercar lovers, an auction arena might be time to get the highly anticipated the old and antique models or even get a unique supercar. Reportedly, one of the most expensive cars once sold in the auction arena.
This 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti had sold of €32 million or approx £24.7 million back in 2016, and set a new world's record for the most expensive antique car. (Picture from: TheTelegraph)
As reported by NBC News on Saturday, February 6, 2016, Artcurial Motorcars auction managed to sell one of the magnificent historical car creations called 1957 Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti, which had raced at the 24-Hours Le Mans back in the 1950s for €32 million (approx Rp.486 billions) to anonymous bidder.
German driver Wolfgang von Trips at the Futa Pass in the Ferrari 355S during the Mille Miglia, Brescia, May 11, 1957. (Picture from: TheTelegraph)
In a press release, the auction house said, the price set a new world record for an auctioned car. Where the price exceeds the price achieved in 2014, when Bonhams managed to sell 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta in the auction event at Pebble Beach, California for 28.5 million, or around Rp.433 billions.
The legendary Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti was capable of doing a staggering 186mph back in the 1950s. (Picture from: TheTelegraph)
1957 Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti itself described as an "outstanding" sports car for a matter of speed. The classic sports car is known to be powered by an V12 engine, so made the 335S had maximum power of 390 hp at 7,400 rpm and could reach maximum speeds of around 186 mph.
The Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti finished second in the 1957 Mille Miglia and then became the first car to average 200 kph (124 mph) on a lap of the Le Mans circuit. (Picture from: TheTelegraph)
In fact, this sports car once won the 1958 Grand Prix of Cuba which previuosly placed in 2nd place in the 1957 Mille Miglia, where at that time there was an accident that killed several spectators. Furthermore, only four Ferrari 335S Spider Scagliettis were ever produced, and this one has been owned since 1970 by one of the famous Ferrari's collectors named Pierre Bardinon.
As quoted from ZigWheels, the 1957 Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti, one of the most expensive cars in the world that is said to be one of collectible cars owned by one of the world's best soccer players Lionel Messi. Can it be trusted? In fact, it is one of the best preserved classic Ferrari models and rarely changes hands. But apart from that, whoever owns it, he holds one of magnificent historical automotive creations.😎 *** [EKA [13082016] | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | FERRARI | THE TELEGRAPH | NBC NEWS | ARTCURIAL ]
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