The Prancing Horses of Ferrari will be galloping into Mecum’s Monterey Auction next weekend as more than 25 of the fine Italian machines from Maranello grace its annual Daytime Auction at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa – Del Monte Golf Course in Monterey, California, August 13-15.
The ensemble will feature:
- 1968 330 GTS once owned by casino magnate Bill Harrah, a superb silver V12 convertible carrying serial number 10913;
- 1964 275 GTB “Short Nose” (above), serial number 6563, also silver and rolling on rare Carello “Starburst” alloy wheels;
- 1964 250 GT/L “Lusso,” serial number 5817, a matching numbers black-plate California car presented in pristine light blue;
- 1972 365 GTB/4 Daytona, serial number 15757, with the traditional red paint and a front-mounted V12;
- 1973 Dino 246 GTS, serial number 07134, lithe and stylish in classic red, it’s named for Il Commendatore’s beloved son, Alfredino;
- 1989 F40, serial number 00080727, with an odometer reading only 8,917 kilometers, finished in red, a fine example of the last Ferrari model that Enzo himself personally supervised;
- 2011 599 GTB “Alonso Final Edition,” serial number B0187131, a red rocket with a 611-hp V12 produced to honor Ferrari’s F1 ace, Fernando Alonso;
- 2013 458 Italia, serial number D0189375, a red example of the car honored by several automotive magazines as “best car in the world.”
At least that many other Ferraris will also cross the block, among them the white 1986 Testa Rossa used in the television series Miami Vice, a yellow 1989 328 GTS with just 1,269 kilometers on its clock and a 2003 575LM in shimmering red with the Fiorano handling package and a 6-speed gated shifter. To view the complete list of Ferraris available at Monterey, or to register as a bidder, please visit www.Mecum.com.