1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Leading the latest group of highlights is a quintessential 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina,
chassis no. 1007GT, uniquely hand built at the Ferrari factory with a number of custom features including
special exhaust guards, custom Ferrari emblem and lettering on the front hood, as well as a unique
instrument and dashboard configuration that was technically sophisticated for the period and delightfully
intriguing. The special car was also fitted with both a hood and deck lid molded from fiber glass composites,
making it one of Ferrari’s first experimental developments utilizing this highly specialized material.
Sold new to one of the owners of Wax & Vitale SpA in Genoa, the official Johnnie Walker whisky importer
for Italy, the car changed hands after a brief period and was imported to the United States by Italian racecar
driver Luigi Chinetti, who reportedly showed the car at the 1960 Chicago Auto Show. In 1965, 1007GT was
also shown at the very first Ferrari Club of America Annual Meet, held on the campus of the University of
Meticulously maintained throughout its life and shown often, the truly one-of-a-kind 250 GT comes to the
Online Only auction retaining its original numbers-matching engine and presented in excellent condition in
its original colors of Grigio Conchiglia over Blu Connolly leather. It is ready for the show circuit, vintage
touring, or simply to be enjoyed for the unique piece of automotive history and exquisite design it represents
today (Est. $575,000 - $675,000).
Recentl - Added Consignments
“The first specifically curated online auction of its kind, the Online Only: Driving into Summer sale has
shaped up to be quite the stellar offering,” said Alexander Weaver, Car Specialist, RM Sotheby’s. “This
assembly of cars has something for every type of aficionado, from the unique 250 GT Coupe to exciting
racing and rally cars like the GT3 RS and 308 ‘Safari’ and an highly impressive group of modern classics
and supercars that range in price point, appealing to entry-level enthusiasts through to the most discerning
Additional cars recently added to the Online Only sale include:
- A black-over-black 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta, one of 448 built and equipped with the rare carbon fiber
auxiliary hardtop and six-speed manual gearbox (Est. $280,000 - $320,000);
An as-new 2018 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, one of just 800 produced worldwide, equipped with an
impressive 770-hp 6.5-liter, naturally aspirated V-12 engine and having travelled a mere 295 miles (Est.
$450,000 - $550,000);
- A 2020 Ferrari 488 Pista Spider, the company’s highest-ever performing Ferrari Spider, attractively
optioned in black with red racing stripe and with less than 100 miles on the clock (Est. $525,000 -
- Produced in RS Green finish, an extremely rare 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS equipped with the Chrono
Package Plus, adding even more performance capabilities, and showing approximately 9,100 miles (Est.
$175,000 - $225,000);
Offered from a Southern California collector, a 1952 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster, completely restored by a
marque specialist with numerous upgrades made for extended driving and rallying and accompanied by a
Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust certificate (Est. $100,000 - $125,000);
- A matching-numbers 1975 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 ‘Safari’, equipped with its original engine and
transmission and recently upgraded to off-road “Safari’ specifications (Est. $70,000 - $90,000, offered
without reserve); and,
- A rare, Japanese-delivered 1992 Mazda Efini RX-7 Type-R, reading just 9,160 km on the odometer (Est.
$55,000 - $70,000).
Each car offered in the Online Only auction will be presented with comprehensive photography and in most
cases will be accompanied by condition reports completed by RM Sotheby’s specialists as well as
catalogue descriptions. Where available, additional information on each lot, such as history files, production
certificates, restoration documentation, service invoices, owner’s manuals, and accompanying parts can be
viewed online, once logged in.
Bidder registration is currently open for Online Only: Driving into Summer and requires very simple steps to
complete. RM Sotheby’s Client Service team is ready to assist interested bidders with any part of the
account creation or registration process. Additional information on “How Bidding Works” will appear on each
lot page once the lot is live and when clients are logged in as registered bidders.