Auction Block: 1962 Sharknose Ferrari 250 GT

Jul 27, 2015

Category: Rides

This “Sharknose” Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale is one of the rarest Ferraris in the world. It’s designed by automotive design legend Giorgetto Giugiaro in 1962.

Giugiaro designed this car when he was just 23 years old, taking inspiration from the 156 F1, 330 TRI LM and the 246 SP racing cars. He and his boss at the time, Giuseppe Bertone, imagined a car that was as aggressive as it was elegant. It sports a 240 horsepower engine that hits 7,000 RPM, three Weber 40 DCZ6 carburetors, and a V-12 engine. One of the most notable qualities of their creation is the sharknose front end which was unlike any other road car at the time, and it is just one of the many aspects that the duo made to make an already desirable car even more outstanding. This one-of-a-kind car is expected to break records at the Pebble Beach auction next month with an estimated sale price in the range of $14,000,000 to $16,000,000. [Purchase]

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Salomon x Huckberry Just Developed An Exclusive High-Tech Trail Runner

The shoes’ upper combines an abrasion-resistant TPU film with a durable mesh.

Posted By Johnny Brayson

Partner
Featured Image

The 550 Spyder That Helped Introduce The USA To Porsche Is Currently For Sale

A historically significant, modified race-spec Spyder with an extensive race history.

Posted By

Apr 9, 2021

Featured Image

Worlds Collide In This Custom BMW Collab Bike Built By WYLD & Ironwood Customs

An international effort that sees van den boom's design come to life stateside.

Posted By

Apr 9, 2021

Featured Image

Ford Rounds Out Its Explorer SUVs With An Entry-Level 400HP Enthusiast ST Model

Also announcing a Platinum version in both RWD and Hybrid formats.

Posted By

Apr 9, 2021

Featured Image

Segway’s 2023 APEX H2 Is A 93MPH, 80HP eBike That Does 0-60 In Under 4 Seconds

With single-sided swing-arms and a hybrid hydrogen-electric powertrain setup.

Posted By

Apr 8, 2021

Featured Image

DBA & Oselli Link Up On A Heritage, Limited-Edition, Race-Ready Mini

Pricing on the speedy rally car starts at around $135,000.

Posted By

Apr 8, 2021