Artcurial Auction Le Mans Classic June 30, 2023
Volume 48 Issue 15
Aug 12, 2023
Artcurial auction results from Le Mans.
512 BB, S/N 25773 (1978). Red with boxer trim, black leather. Estimate €180,000 to €240,000. First registered on 17 November 1978. Sold by Auto Becker importer in Düsseldorf. The bodywork has been repainted. The interior has a pleasant patina, and the odometer reads 15,200 km. Its current owner acquired it in 2015 in Monaco. Lot 90. Sold for €202,640.
TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFTA17B000056697 (1985). Rosso corsa with beige interior. Estimate €110,000 to €160,000. Delivered new in France, in June 1985 by Pozzi. According to its service record, its first three services, every 10,000 km, were done by Ferrari in Lyon. Our collector bought it 35 years ago, and carried out all routine maintenance himself. Now it has under 44,000 km and will need to be serviced. The 40,000 km service has not yet been done. Never restored, the car has been repainted in its original color, and the original interior is well-preserved. With service book, user manual and original toolkit and jack. Please note that the headlight switch will have to be replaced and the speedometer does not work. Lot 59. Sold for €119,200.
TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFTA17B000064375 (1986). Grigio Ferro with cream seats, black interior. Estimate €180,000 to €260,000. Delivered new on 3 June 1986 in Rome, Italy, to its first owner living at the southern tip of Italy. He kept it for 11 years before passing his Ferrari on to a fellow countryman from Reggio Calabria. The current owner moved it away from its homeland in 2012. After four years of use, the original rims were replaced by ones that retained the original design but allowed fitting of more modern tires. Timing belt service in June 2021. Current mileage is 14,600 km. Service invoice file tracks the mileage. With leather pouch, original booklets, service booklet and manual. Original toolkit, puncture kit and hand lamp. ‘Monospecchio’ with central wheel nuts. Lot 118. Sold €214,560.
575M MARANELLO F1, VIN ZFFBT55B000132741 (2003). Grigio Titanio with nero interior. Estimate €120,000 to €160,000. Sold new on the 12th May 2003 in Koln, Germany. Equipped with the Fiorano Handling package (lowered and stiffer suspension, larger diameter anti-roll bar, improved braking and axle geometry), navigation system via satellite, the high-power hifi with subwoofer audio system, aluminum colored brake calipers and silver autographed nameplate on the dashboard. Service logbook shows servicing in Germany until 2016 at 11,021 km. In February 2017 it entered Mr. Decaux’s collection. Serviced in July 2021 at Fiorano Racing with a mileage of 11,754 km. It now has 12,227 km. Exceptional condition, inside and out. Protective films on the front mask and the sides. Custom cover, pouch containing all logbooks, as well as flashlight. Collection de Monsieur Decaux. Lot 92. Sold €131,120.
599 GTB FIORANO F1, VIN ZFFFD60B000153147 (2007). Nero Daytona with cuoio leather. Estimate €120,000 to €160,000. Sold new in Italy (Rome region) in March 2007. HGTE 20” rims. Carbon package, and optional equipment, carbon-ceramic brakes, a 6-disc CD changer, a rear shelf and leather-trimmed dashboard. In 2017 Mr. Decaux acquired it in Monaco with 11,950 km. Now with 15,585 km. and in original condition, both outside and inside. Pouch containing booklets, duplicate of keys and a 2017 inspection report. Serviced in 2019 at 13,918 km. Collection de Monsieur Decaux. Lot 92. Sold for €154,960.
246 GT, S/N 04858 (1972). Rosso Chiaro with nero interior. Estimate €260,000 to €300,000. This 246 GT left the factory on September 15th, 1972, for delivery to Pozzi. Sporting its original color combination, it has been repainted, the interior is original, with lovely patina. At the time of the registration change, a typo on the document noted the chassis number as 4958 instead of 4858. This administrative error can be rectified. The current owner has owned for 38 years and regularly maintains it himself. Lot 60. Sold for €292,040.
308 GTB, S/N 24861 (1978). Rosso corsa with beige leather. Estimate €50,000 to €70,000. Dry sump engine. Sold in France by Pozzi and registered on the 16th August 1978. Midnight blue carpets, optional air conditioning and Pioneer cassette radio. On 10th August 1981, it was registered in Paris and then on the 20th April 1984, the current owner’s husband acquired it. The service logbook contains servicing stamps by Pozzi, up to mileage 25,000 km in 1983. A file of invoices from 1990 when the car displayed 55,170 km is also present. Stationary since 2017, with total mileage of 56,377 km. It will require a full service. Painted in 2014, it has reacted in some areas and has now revealed small bubbles. The interior is in original condition and well preserved. Two sets of keys, logbooks’ folder and jack. The spare wheel is not present. Lot 58. Sold for €59,600.
3.2 MONDIAL CABRIOLET, VIN ZFFWC26B000069465 (1987). Rosso corsa with black leather, red carpets. Estimate €45,000 to €65,000. No reserve. Sold new by Pozzi in April 1987, this car has had four owners, the last one since 2015. Regularly serviced, with a file of invoices which indicates that the last one was done in January 2023. 59,810 km. from new and sold with logbooks, and protective cover. Paint and rims are in good condition. Original upholstery is well preserved. Lot 116. Sold €45,296.
328 GTS, VIN ZFFWA20B000076677 (1988). Rosso corsa with nero leather. Estimate €50,000 to €70,000. Purchased new in Monaco and imported to France in 2011. Rarely driven in recent years, mileage records on service invoices show 483 km since 2015. The latest invoice, dated 2021, shows an engine overhaul and fuel system completely overhauled. 56,166 km and serviced in September 2022. It would benefit from some cosmetic work. Retractable headlights are not working. We recommend a full service before driving. Lot 89. Sold for €70,328.
348 ts, VIN ZFFFA36S000089134 (1991). Rosso corsa with nero leather. Estimate $60,000 to €80,000. Acquired by its current owner in Switzerland in 2017. Very good original condition and mileage of 21,366 km. Logbook and servicing invoices. Its last major service was carried out in 2020 and less than 1,200 km ago. Lot 122. Sold for €67,944.
348 ts, VIN ZFFKA36B000096202 (1992).Rosso corsa with black leather. Estimate €60,000 to €80,000. Our collector bought this in 2021. A large invoice from Pozzi indicates the clutch has been rebuilt. Driven 133 km. since then. Odometer shows under 51,700 km. The car’s bodywork looks good. Some elements have been repainted, such as the front bumper, but the car retains its original color. The interior is well-preserved and the engine bay is clean. Original toolkit. We recommend a general overhaul before taking to the road. First registered in 1993 and is a late model TS with some improvements. French title. Lot 91. Sold for €67,348.
F430 F1 CHALLENGE, VIN ZFFEX63X000146802 (2006). Rosso corsa with black interior. Estimate €80,000 to €120,000. Delivered new in Italy, subsequently sold to a Luxembourg-based owner, before recently becoming part of a Finnish collection. Used mainly on circuit days and once took part in the Ferrari Challenge. At some point repainted in blue, it was retired from racing in 2010 and put into storage, until its purchase by the Finnish owner in 2022. Returned to its original Rosso corsa color, and a complete overhaul in 2023. Lot 61. Sold for €83,440.
F430 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFEZ59B000149134 (2006). Grigio Silverstone with Rosso Bordeaux leather. Estimate €100,000 to €140,000. Delivered new in Milan by agent Rossocorsa on 17th July 2006. Scuderia shields, yellow brake calipers. Sold in 2011 to London with 10,512 km. A file of invoices and service stamps attest to mileage which came to 21,074 km in 2018. Sold to southwest France, its current owner acquired it in February 2021. Mileage was 27,532 km. In 2022, the car was serviced at Ferrari Biarritz at just under 30,000 km. Replacement service logbook, manuals and spare keys. The tires are relatively old and could do with being replaced. Lot 62. Sold for €102,512.