The Ferrari that won Le Mans in 1967 is the star attraction at the Scottsdale auction.
Maranello, January 16, 2015 – It was expected to attract the top bid and it didn’t disappoint: the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB, chassis number 09079, changed hands for 9.4 million dollars in an evening auction in Scottsdale. The car that won the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours in the colours of Scuderia Filipinetti was the 11th of 12 cars built.
Five other Ferraris went under the hammer at the same auction, for a total value of over two million dollars. Worthy of note, a 1969 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta, which went for 748,000 dollars.
The others auctioned were a Dino 246 GT (385,000 dollars,) a 1982 512 BBi (375,000 dollars,) a 1984 512 BBi (324,500 dollars) and a 1990 Testarossa (250,800 dollars.)