Ferrari’s long-awaited Purosanque SUV, scheduled for launch in early 2022, is not the marque’s first “family” car. Ferrari’s discontinued GTC4 Lusso was preceded by a number of “2+2” coupes; notably its 250 GTE Series, introduced in 1960. RM Sotheby’s will offer two at Scottsdale: a silver 1963 Series III and a red 1962 Series II.
Great news from Ferrari: A new Icona Series model, the Daytona SP3; and the last of its flagship 812 Superfast front engine V-12s, a coupe and targa-roof roadster. The bad news: Icona models are reserved for Ferrari’s top clients, and the new 812s are all spoken for.
Mecum’s first auction of the decade is happening now through January 12th. Get a preview of the auction with some of the most highly anticipate cars going up for auction, including classic and exotic, in a rainbow of colors.
At its Scottsdale auction, Bonham’s is offering an outstanding example of the breed. A 1972 model, this Daytona Spider was fully restored in the 1990s. An award winner at multiple events, the Daytona is also Classiche certified by Ferrari. The pre-sale estimate is $2.4-$2.8m.
Every year since 1964, the Ferrari Club of America has held a multi-day event for members and owners from around the world. The meet, always in or around a major North American city within spitting distance of a race track, amounts to one of the world’s largest gatherings of Ferraristi and their prancing horses.
Formerly called the Reading Ferrari Concours, this prestigious automotive event is back at the luxurious Reading Country Club after a brief stint at the Simeone Automotive Museum. The name may have gotten a bit more generic, but the quality of the cars being judged has remained world-class.