AUTORAMA///McQUEEN’S 1963 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO…

May 3, 2007  |  Uncategorized

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There are holy grails of car culture and then there are vehicles owned by STEVE McQUEEN. Christie's has announced that Bullet's incredible 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso (if you have to ask...) will go on the block August 16 at Christie’s International Motor Cars 2007 flagship auction in the Monterey Jet Center in California where the vintage front-engine V12 supercar is expected to fetch (conservatively) between $800,000 and $1.2 million. The car was special ordered (only 350 were built) by the actor from Otto Zipper Motors in Santa Monica, California in the rare factory color of chestnut brown metallic with a light beige interior and used as a daily driver for nearly a decade. In recent years it underwent a 4,000 hour period-perfect restoration by its current owner. "To die for" starts to sound adequate. You've got three months to save up. READ ON...

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McQueen & "The Car" shortly after buying it in 1963...

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Bullet with model Peggy Moffit & "The Car." We'd pick the ride...

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