1995 Ferrari F50

$3,772,500
Sale Price
$3,400,000 - $3,750,000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
22 May 2021
Sold Date
181
Lot Number
#2-
Unrestored original
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. ZFFTG46A5S0103922; Engine no. 810237. Red over black leather and red cloth. 4699/520hp, 6-speed, P Zero Corsa tires, SF shields, books, tools, suitcase. Assembly number 20903.

Evaluation: Number 48 of 349 F50s built and only 55 U.S. market cars. Represented with three owners and scant miles from new. Serviced in 2018. Lightly scratched headlight covers. Soiled seats. Clean engine compartment, serviced in June 2018.

Bottom Line: Sold by Gooding & Company at Scottsdale in 2011 for $814,000 after long ownership by Benny Caiola, then last year at the same venue for $3,222,500, the most expensive transaction in Scottsdale last year before Covid-19 shut everything down. This result is a curve-setter, just as last year’s Scottsdale result was, but it brought a meticulously preserved low mileage F50.

by Rick Carey
10 June 2021
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Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #3: Good
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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