Le Mans Classic: a Ferrari put on sale estimated between 6.5 and 7.5 million euros
Artcurial will auction a selection of vintage cars, including numerous sports cars, on Saturday, July 7, 2018, as part of the historic Le Mans Classic gathering. The star of this sale will be a Ferrari 365 GTB / 4 Daytona Gr. IV which finished 5th of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1971.
This Ferrari has a funny history since, before participating in the greatest endurance races in the world at Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring, she was destined for the road. However, after some modifications, she was finally approved for the competition, successfully.
This car, 1969 vintage, finished 5th overall in the 1971 24 Hours of Le Mans with Bob Grossman and Luigi Chinetti Jr. at the wheel. It was at the end of 1973 that she finally took over the management of the garage in the United States. , before crossing the Atlantic for this exceptional auction. The car is indeed estimated between 6.5 and 7.5 million euros.
The Le Mans Classic, which brings together every two years on the track a multitude of glorious vintage cars that participated in the classic Le Mans between 1923 and 1981, will take place this year from July 6 to 8. All vehicles auctioned will be, for their part, to admire Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7.