RM SOTHEBY'S FT. LAUDERDALE AND MECUM HOUSTON AUCTIONS

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Volume 43 Issue 09

Apr 28, 2018

It is always fun to report on million dollar Ferraris, but these two auctions had Ferraris made for drivers.

    It is always fun to report on million dollar Ferraris, but these two auctions had Ferraris made for drivers.

    Many of these cars sold for under 100K, all are great driving Ferraris that could be used and enjoyed without causing too much depreciation.

    Let’s be realistic here, none of these Ferraris are going to end up as expensive collectable classics, most have too many miles.

    Will they appreciate? Sure, but an additional 10K or even 20K miles won’t hurt value. Ferraris are meant to be driven!

    A few words regarding the results.

    RM Sotheby’s results include buyers commissions.

    Mecum results may not include buyers commissions as they do not indicate whether prices are hammer price or final all-in price.

    Not all Ferraris from both auctions are represented and no-sale cars were not included.

Ed. note

RM Sotheby’s Fort Lauderdale -  April 6-7, 2018

    TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFSG17A0H0069261 (1987). Rosso Corsa with beige leather. Estimate $100,000 to $120,000. A great example with only 16,000 miles. Includes owner’s manuals, service records, and tool roll. Lot 3173.  Sold for $104,500.

    TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFSG17A4H0070221 (1987). Rosso Corsa with tan leather. Estimate $90,000 to $120,000. NO RESERVE. Purchased from the original owner by the consignor just one month after new, practically a one owner car. Repainted its original Rosso Corsa early in its life; that excellent paint job is still worn today, while the tan interior is still virtually pristine down to the carpets. With just under 34,400 miles at the time of cataloguing, the car is offered with its factory five-piece luggage set, as well as owner’s manual, service booklet, and service directory; the nearly complete original tool set; and the wheel tool, tow hook, and jack. Lot 3132. Sold for $88,000.

    550 MARANELLO, VIN ZFFZR49A7W0111347 (1998). Black with tan leather. Estimate $125,000 to $150,000. NO RESERVE. Well-documented, shows less than 13,100 miles, only a handful of which have been accumulated since extensive maintenance was performed by the noted Griffin Motorwerke in Berkeley, California. Other than an Alpine head unit with HD and Satellite radio compatibility, the 550 Maranello shows no modifications from the factory. Its interior presents as new, including the oft-maligned center console trim and switches. Lot 3157.  Sold for $115,500.

    456M GT, VIN ZFFWP44A5Y0119224 (2000). Azzurro California with tan leather. Estimate $120,000 to $140,000. Six-speed manual transmission. Less than 13,400 miles. Full service recently performed, included new clutch. Records include past invoices, registration details and MOT certificates. Accompanied by original service book, handbooks, and leather wallet with Maglite. Lot 3056. Sold for $126,500.

    308 GTB, S/N 30461 (1979). Rosso Chiaro with black leather. Estimate $90,000 to $100,000. 23,000 miles. Benefits from a 30,000-mile service, including cam belt change, new belt tensioners, and a valve adjustment in May 2015. U.S. delivery, includes books, tools, and jack. Lot 3080.  Sold for $85,250.

    328 GTS, VIN ZFFXA20A7H0070141 (1987). Oro Chiaro with black leather. Estimate $50,000 to $60,000. One owner. New timing belt, water pump, accessory belts, spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, all filters and all fluids, new tires, brake service, and A/C service. Accompanied by owner’s manuals, tool roll and records. 41,354 miles. Lot 3098. Sold for $55,000.

    328 GTS, VIN ZFFXA20A8K0079759 (1989). Black with tan leather. Estimate $65,000 to $75,000. Less than 34,600 miles displayed on odometer. Air conditioning, power windows, mirrors, Denon AM/FM/cassette, and four-wheel disc brakes. Accompanied by tool roll and manuals. Lot 3054. Sold for $52,000.

    348 TS, VIN ZFFFG36A6L0087111 (1990). Red with black leather. Estimate $45,000 to $55,000. Documented less than 14,000 miles. Recent cam and belt service by Ferrari authorized dealer. Accompanied by receipts, owner’s manual, and tools. Lot 1075.  Sold for $50,050.

    F355 SPIDER, VIN ZFFPR48A8S0102742 (1995). Giallo Modena with black leather. Estimate $60,000 to $75,000. JVC stereo, factory air conditioning, power windows, power top. $30,000 in service records; engine-out service completed less than 2,000 miles ago. Includes all books and complete tool set. 40,548 miles. Lot 1065. Sold for $56,100.

    355 F1 SPIDER SERIE FIORANO, VIN ZFFXR48A0X0116500 (1999). #63/100. Grigio Titanio with black leather. Estimate $125,000 to $150,000. Challenge grilles, Scuderia shields and a carbon fiber center console, door sills and paddle shifters. Numerous upgrades for this rare model, including a remapped ECU, competition spec steering rack, thicker sway bar, wider track, and enhanced braking. Recent full service totaling around $20,000. 27,000 miles. Lot 3122. Sold for $126,500.

    360 F1 CHALLENGE, VIN ZFFYR51B000119063 (1999). Dark blue. Estimate $60,000 to $80,000. OMP racing seats. Digital dash, battery kill switch. Pirelli P Zero tires mounted on BBS wheels. Lot 1151. Sold for $40,000.

    360 MODENA, VIN ZFFYU51A7Y0122363 (2000). Silver with black leather. Estimate $150,000 to $175,000. Believed to be one of only 25 U.S. examples delivered with factory sunroof. Red brake calipers. Less than 23,200 miles. Lot 1137. Sold for $137,500.

    360 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFYT53A150139784 (2005). Red with tan leather. Estimate $95,000 to $110,000. Less than 12,000 miles. Includes owner’s manuals, service records, car cover and tools. Lot 1122. Sold for $94,000.

    458 SPIDER, VIN ZFF68NHAXE0202396 (2014). Bianco Avus with black leather. Estimate $210,000 to $225,000. Contrasting yellow stitching that matches the painted brake calipers inside its Michelin Pilot Super Sport-wrapped five-spoke alloy wheels. Showroom condition. It shows no modifications and has traveled less than 6,600 miles. Lot 3106. Sold for 200,000.

 

Mecum Auctions, Houston - April 5-7, 2018

    575M MARANELLO F1, VIN ZFFBV55A220126972 (2002). Silver with black leather. Daytona seats, leather rimmed shelf. Scuderia shields. Engine-out service performed by Ferrari & Maserati in San Diego, CA, April 2015. 15,183 miles. Lot S105. Sold for $99,000.

    612 SCAGLIETTI F1, VIN ZFFAB54A060149209 (2006). Silver with black interior. Daytona seats. Service including new belts November 2016. Newer tires, new Ferrari battery. Original books and manuals, tool kit, two keys. Lot S205. Sold for $90,200.

    308 GTSi, VIN ZFFAA02A9A0032939 (1980). Red with tan interior. Black dash. Original tool kit and jack. 52,101 miles. Lot S212. Sold for $46,200.

    MONDIAL 8, VIN ZFFAD08A7C0039647 (1982). Red with tan leather. Air conditioning, power windows. 34,050 miles. Lot S92.1. Sold for $34,100.

    348 TS, VIN ZFFRG36A2N0091673 (1992). Red with tan and black interior. Custom audio, custom wheels. Lot F247. Sold for $44,000.

    348 SPIDER, VIN ZFFRG43A6S0098938 (1995). Black with tan interior. Major belt service August 2015 at 17,297 miles by Ken Graff Ferrari in Wallsberg, UT. Recently serviced and major detailing performed. Books, original window sticker, records, tool kit and boot cover. Clean Carfax and AutoCheck reports. 18,000 miles. Lot S87. Sold for $66,000.

    360 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFYT53A2Y0122397 (2000). Argento Nürburgring with red and black interior. 30K major service performed at DriverSource in Houston, TX at 3,858 miles March 2016 with documents. Spider top serviced October 2017; last service performed November 2017 with documents. Tires replaced 200 miles ago, all wheels recently refinished. Battery tender recently installed and comes with trickle charger. Original tools and books, spare keys and fobs. 4,100 miles. Lot S115. Sold for $79,750.

    360 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFYT53AX50140321 (2005). Red with tan leather. Daytona style seats, upgraded sound system with subwoofer.  Modular wheels, cloisonné Scuderia shields, rear Challenge grille, red brake calipers. Recent major service at 7,179 miles the timing belts, cam seals, cam cover gaskets, motor mounts, and many other parts were replaced, fluids flushed, and filters changed by Lindsey Automotive in Kenner, LA, November 2016. MSRP $205,359. 7,384 miles. Lot S200.1. Sold for $132,000.

    F430 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFEW58A660146282 (2006). Giallo Modena with black leather. Yellow stitching, carbon fiber dash vents, LED interior and engine ambient lighting, black Ferrari logo floor mats with yellow design, yellow tach. Scuderia shields, yellow brake calipers. 28,390 miles. Lot S83. Sold for $92,400.