1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder | SWB | Passo Corto Lusso GT | Scaglietti | Luxury Open Top Grand Tourer Convertible with Hard Top | Covered Headlights | Chassis No 2561GT | 3.0L Tipo 168 60 V12 277hp | Top Speed 240 kph 149 mph
Considered to be one of the ultimate open-top Ferraris | A total of only 51 250GT Passo Corto California Spyder were ever produced between 1960 - 1963
One rare car in a barn is enough excitement for any enthusiast, so what happens when someone finds 60 beautiful and extremely rare cars in one spot? Well, that’s exactly what happened a few years ago, when an estate manager reached out to the folks from Artcurial, a leading French art and antiques auction house. The heirs of the estate had no clue what they were sitting on, and when the two representatives from Artcurial showed up to check everything out, they found what has been described as the Tutankhamen’s Tomb of car finds. Ferrari, Maserati, Bugatti, Delage, Million & Guiet, Talbot-Lago—all the rare heavy hitters. Just two of the cars—a Ferrari 250 GT California Spider and an extremely rare Maserati A6G 2000 Berlinetta Grand Sport Frua—were valued at an estimated $17 million.
1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Competizione | Scaglietti | Lightweight Alloy Long Wheelbase Competition Sports Convertible | Chassis No 1603GT | 3.0L V12 280hp | Only 9 Lightweight Alloy LWB California Competition Spyders were ever produced | Raupp