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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A candidate of the world's most expensive classic car

A Ferrari 250 GTO will be the most expensive car in the world after being sold in the UK some time to come. The car is estimated to sell at a price of £45 million, or approximately Rp.773 billion.

The Ferrari 250 GTO is the most sought-after classic car because of its perfect blend of looks, rarity and performance on both the track and public road. No wonder this model has always been a star in the auction arena anywhere in the world.
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO 'Holy Grail.' (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faYiu)
The car dubbed 'Holy Grail' is only made as many as 36 units. While the car in blue that will be auctioned was a second unit produced. The Ferrari 250 GTO itself was produced in the period 1962-1964.

Another advantage of this Ferrari 250 GTO, ie ever been competed in the many major racing events like Le Mans and Sebring. Although it was already more than 50 years old, but the performance is still very well preserved. It can be seen on the car's acceleration from 0-96 mph can be achieved in six seconds with a top speed of 272 kph.
Interior view of 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO 'Holy Grail.' (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faYiu)
This Ferrari 250 GTO was last sold at 20 years ago. The Talacrest company as the owner of this car will sell at a starting price of £45 million. According to the owner of the company John Collins, it is the ninth units of Ferrari 250 GTO been sold by him..
Rear side view of 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO 'Holy Grail.' (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faYiu)
"I'd been looking for a 250 GTO for a while and the opportunity came up with this one, which is the second GTO built. It is a beautiful Ferrari, the Holy Grail of classic cars, and it has a great racing history having finished sixth overall at Le Mans and first in class at Sebring" said Collins, as quoted by MailOnline..

With the price of £45 million, this car is 245 times more expensive than the newest car of Ferrari 488. Previously in 2014 there's similar model ever auctioned by Bonhams. In that time, the Ferrari 250 GTO managed to sold US. $38 million. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DAILYMAIL]
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