Artcurial Motorcars Monaco 19 July, 2021
Volume 46 Issue 16
Jul 31, 2021
Artcurial Motorcars auction cars from Monaco.
512 BB, S/N 21901 (1977). Red with black and red interior. Estimate $130,000 to $171,000. Owned from 1990 by racer “John of B.”. Purchased in June 1994 by its current owner. When it was purchased, the timing belts had been previously replaced, and the cylinder head gaskets redone. The last invoice dates from 1994, the car was used very little and, in 2005, it remained immobilized in the garage because of a failure of the alarm system. 60,942 km. User and distribution manuals and original jack in leather bag. Lot 156. Sold for $173,196.
512 BBi, VIN ZFFJA09B000044321 (1982). Rosso Chiaro with black Connolly leather and Zegna seat inserts. Estimate $218,500 to $265,800. Sold by Pozzi Levallois on March 26, 1983. Ten years later singer / composer Christophe acquired it. He sold it in 2004 and it is the current owner who undertook a restoration in 2014 when it only had 46,500 km. The engine was overhauled and sealed, the two alternators replaced, brake calipers redone and the aluminum fuel tanks and their gauges redone by a specialist. The bodywork and its sashes have been stripped and repainted. The frame stripped, repainted and treated against corrosion. The interior has been preserved as original. The rims have been micro-blasted and repainted and fitted with Michelin TRX. The air conditioning compressor was replaced. Lot 163. Sold for $236,561.
575M MARANELLO F1, VIN ZFFBT55B000131751 (2003). Black with black interior. Estimate $94,500 to $141,700. Sold new by Ch. Pozzi SA to its first owner on March 28, 2003. In November 2016, the timing belts were replaced at 20,773 km. This 575 joined the current owner three years ago. 22,950 km. Complete with original notebooks and documentation. Lot 154. Not sold at $88,447 high bid.
F12berlinetta, VIN ZFF74UHB000193415 (2013). Argento Nürburgring with black interior. Estimate $189,000 to $212,600. Two owners since new. The first bought it new in 2013 from the Scuderia Monte-Carlo garage. Interior and exterior electrochromic mirrors, tire pressure and temperature control system, parking sensors, Scuderia badges, dark finish mirrors, carbon exterior door sills, power seats, color on demand for standard stitching, adaptive front lights, heat-absorbent windshield and a privacy rear window. The second owner acquired it in 2016. 36,800 km. Accompanied by purchase and maintenance invoices, user manuals and two travel bags special minted “F12 berlinetta” and a set of rims with winter tires. Lot 162. Not sold at $159,205 high bid.
FF, VIN ZFF73SKB000202997 (2014). Black with brown leather. Estimate $141,700 to $189,000. Sold new in Belgium. Delivered on July 4, 2014, to its first owner. Numerous options out of catalog called “Extracampionaro”. Three-layer black paint whose specific treatment of the backgrounds associated with the double application of colors promises an extraordinary result. Daytona seats in brown leather and ventilated, carpets in color in harmony with the bodywork and a panoramic roof. Options include giallo on-board instruments and iPad equipment for the rear seats. 1,000 km since its last service. The current owner acquired it in December 2015 and today displays 27,626 km. Manuals and maintenance book. Lot 232. Sold for $166,122.
348 TB, VIN ZFFKA35B000086099 (1990). Rosso corsa with black leather. Estimate $53,100 to $71,000. Delivered new on August 3, 1990, in Turin, Italy. When it was registered in France in 2000, the mileage totaled just under 35,000 km. It has been used regularly and maintenance has been carried out accordingly, as evidenced by the stamped booklet and the invoice file. Now mileage is just over 68,000 km. Paintwork is largely original and has a shiny appearance. The black leather upholstery is also original and well preserved, interior plastics have been treated to avoid the sticky look. Alloy rims with Continental tires show wear of less than 30%. The mechanics are working satisfactorily. Complete with original leather pouch containing books as well as complete tool kit. Lot 153. Sold for $70,405.
F355 CHALLENGE, VIN ZFFZR41B000101046 (1994). Red. Estimate $177,000 to $236,200. First registration dates from March 2, 1995, one of 109 examples of the F129 AB type. Exceptional track record, it was champion of the Ferrari Western Europe Challenge in 1995 and 1996 in the hands of Lucien Guitteny. It was then modified to run the French FFSA GT championship from 1997 to 1999, and participated in some competitions in the 2000s. Its previous owner acquired it in 2010 to enter it in hill climbs for the 2010 and 2011 season. It is accompanied by an FFSA passport dated June 18, 2010. The engine was changed in 2011 to a similar engine which has been overhauled. The shock absorbers have been reviewed at DA Competition. With its exceptional history the owner proceeded to a body restoration. Not made to a flashy restoration and to keep the scars of the competition the car carried. Lot 209. Sold for $161,932.