1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4

Gooding & Co. Geared Online, October 2020
Monday, 26 October - Friday, 30 October 2020
Sale Price
$200,000 - 240,000
Est. Range
30 October 2020
Sold Date
Lot Number
Visually maintained, largely original
Gooding & Company
Auction House
Chassis no. 15609; Engine no. 405. Silver over beige leather. 4390-cc, 340hp, 5-speed, alloy wheels, Michelin tires, power steering and brakes, air conditioning, power windows, Becker Mexico cassette stereo, books, tools, jack.

Evaluation: Reportedly serviced at a cost of nearly $40,000 since 2018. Fresh clearcoat over the original paint with chips and some masking holidays. Good and only lightly worn upholstery and interior trim. Weak exterior chrome trim. Orderly but not restored engine compartment with an oil puddle on the crossmember. Oily but clean chassis. A C/4 driver.

Bottom Line: Sold by Gooding at Amelia in 2018 for $242,000 with 18,937 miles, it has 19,993 miles today and is essentially the same. So is the result it brought, a price that reflects a weak market and a lackluster reception by the bidders here which reached this bid with four hours to go and never advanced.

by Rick Carey
2 December 2020
1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Rear
1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Engine
1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Interior
1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Front
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Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
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