Claimed to be the most beautiful of Pininfarina designs for Ferrari, the 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L ‘Lusso’ is to be sold at Silverstone Auctions’ inaugural sale at Salon Prive on September 4th, estimated at between £1.75 (Rs. 17.93 crore)and £2million (20.47 crore).
Only 22 right hand drive cars were built, and few reports suggest that just 17 models exist today. First appearing at the 1962 Paris Salon, the car generated much admiration for its exquisite proportions. This particular matching numbers car is so special thanks in part to the comprehensive restoration, which it received by respected craftsmen Auto Restorations NZ of Christchurch in the years to 2010.
This exclusive luxury was crowned winner in the Masters’ Class of the NZ Classic Car Weekend Intermarque Concours d’Elegance and it beams in Rosso Cordoba coachwork with contrasting Tan leather interior. It now joins the sale from a significant UK collection.
This model will be joined by a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina Series II Coupe and the 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Sedanca by Knibbs & Parkyn.