Vintage Corner: Ghia L 6.4

Ghia L 6.4 Leasing

The pre-sale estimate from RM/Sothebys is $300,000 – $375,000. The auction house sold a 1962 Ghia L 6.4 model for $577,500 at last year’s Monterey auction.

Model Masterpiece: Mercedes-Benz 600

Mercedes-Benz Leasing

The majestic Mercedes 600 also endeared itself to more likable folks including Elvis Presley, Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison, Karen Carpenter, Elizabeth Taylor, Rowan Atkinson (“Mr. Bean”), Jay Leno, Hugh Hefner and Coco Chanel.

Model Masterpiece: Porsche 917K

Porsche Lease

One of the most significant items scheduled for the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach auction next month is the 1970 Porsche 917K, estimated at $13-$16 million.

Model Masterpiece: Ferrari 275 GTB

Ferrari Leasing

A report published in Bloomberg early this month speculated that we might soon see the world’s most expensive auction car at perhaps $100 million – a very special Ferrari 275 GTB. The 1965 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale was a race version of Ferrari’s fabulous mid-’60s berlinetta, and one of the three made, chassis No. 06885.

Model Masterpiece: Iso Grifo

Leasing a Iso Grifo GL Series II

The Grifo was a rarity, with 402 built from 1964-1974 in several versions. The car was actually the first of that series and the show car for that year’s Turin Auto Show. And to think, it all began with a little bubble car …