When SEMA becomes too much to handle, where to we turn for comfort and a little much-needed class?
This 1964 Ferrari 250 Le Mans — one of the first mid-engine Ferrari’s ever made.
Despite bringing more than $11-million this August in California, the only way is up for a car as special as this.
1964 Ferrari 250 LM
15 – 16 August 2014
1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Scaglietti
To be auctioned on Friday, August 15, 2014
Sold for $11,550,000
- Chassis no. 6045
- Engine no. 6045
320 hp, 3,286 aluminum-block V-12 engine with six Weber 38 DCN carburetors, five-speed transmission, independent suspension with front and rear unequal length wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, and anti-roll bars, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 94.4 in.
- The 19th of 32 examples constructed
- Retained for personal use by William F. Harrah
- Presented with Red Book certification by Ferrari Classiche
- Multiple-award winner at 2014 Cavallino Classic
- Displayed at the 1969 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
- Frequent concours and historic racing entrant
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