Buy Ferrari as a capital investment: The most expensive Ferrari models

The most expensive Ferraris – Which Ferraris were traded most expensive this year? The undisputed number 1 this year was the 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider for almost $10 million ($9,905 million). Ferrari broke all records as usual. Did you know? The two most expensive cars ever traded are Ferraris. As we reported in our big article Capital investment car, the Ferrari 250 GTO changed hands for an incredible $48 million – now estimated at $70 million. The second most expensive car ever sold is another Italian, the 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti. The sports car was the first to reach 203.015 km/h, and is currently sold at auctions for up to $32.1 million (last in 2016). Who is leading this year? Here are the most valuable Ferraris from this year.

Source: Ferrari Ranking, Business Insider

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

1st place: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider – For true Ferrari fans, nothing beats the wide open road and a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider. This desirable example of engineering, with a platinum award winning restoration from Motion Products, Inc. (shown in the video) set the standard for the year.

  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider
  • $9,905 million

Video from the California Spider

1962 Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider by Scaglietti

2nd place: 1962 Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider by Scaglietti – The entire Ferrari 250 model series has secured its place in the “Hall of Fame” of the automotive top class for future generations. With their unmistakable shapes and elegant lines, a multitude of powerful but also reliable Colombo V-12s and limited edition production, almost all Ferrari 250 models from the late 50s to early 60s now have astronomical values at auction. The 1962 Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider by Scaglietti in the video (below) is one of these short wheelbase California Spiders, which was sold four years ago for 18.5 million dollars.

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider by Scaglietti
  • Currently on sale
  • Last sale price: $18.5 million

Video California SWB Spider by Scaglietti

1962 Ferrari 196 SP by Fantuzzi

3rd place: 1962 Ferrari 196 SP by Fantuzzi – The 196 SP is an incredibly rare and incredibly magnificent sports car currently on sale, with a low-slung body and a nose very similar to that of the 156 F1 car. Only 5 units were built for 1962, and this one (chassis #0806) is the only one that survived! Currently the sports car is for sale. Although RM/Sotheby’s tried to sell the 1962 Ferrari 196 SP by Fantuzzi during the “Monterey Car Week” and failed, the value of the car is still between 8 and 10 million dollars.

  • 1962 Ferrari 196 SP by Fantuzzi
  • Currently on sale, including at RM/Sotheby’s
  • Estimate: $8 to $10 million.

Video from the 196 SP by Fantuzzi

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti

4th place: 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti
  • Sold for $8,145 million.

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I convertible

Place 5: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I convertible

  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I convertible
  • Sold for $6.8 million

1975 Ferrari 312T

6th place: 1975 Ferrari 312T – Be prepared to experience one of the most important and cult F1 racing cars ever! Racing legend Niki Lauda drove the Ferrari 312T. The #022 chassis is an impressive example of Ferrari’s championship winners. Who wants to invest, had the chance to do so last year. It was almost a unique opportunity to own a piece of racing history!

  • 1975 Ferrari 312T
  • Sold for $6 million

1955 Ferrari 375 MM Coupe Speciale by Ghia

Place 7: 1955 Ferrari 375 MM Coupe Speciale by Ghia

  • 1955 Ferrari 375 MM Coupe Speciale by Ghia
  • Currently on sale

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta

8th place: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta

  • 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta
  • Sold for $5.1 million

1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Spider by Vignale

9th place: 1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Spider by Vignale

  • 1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Spider by Vignale
  • Currently on sale
  • Last sale: $1,237 million

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose Alloy

Place 10: 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose Alloy

  • 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose Alloy
  • Price not public

1995 Ferrari F50

Place 11: 1995 Ferrari F50

  • 1995 Ferrari F50
  • $1.98 million

1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico by Pininfarina

Place 12: 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico by Pininfarina

  • 1971 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico by Pininfarina
  • Still on sale

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy by Scaglietti

Place 13: 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy by Scaglietti

  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy by Scaglietti
  • Currently on sale

1997 Ferrari F50

Place 14: 1997 Ferrari F50

  • 1997 Ferrari F50
  • Currently on sale

2014 Ferrari LaFerrari

Place 15: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari

  • 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari
  • Sold for $2,947,500.

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico

Place 16: 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico

  • 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico
  • Currently on sale

2006 Ferrari FXX

Place 17: 2006 Ferrari FXX

  • 2006 Ferrari FXX
  • Sold for $3.52 million

2014 Ferrari LaFerrari

Place 18: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari

  • 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari
  • Currently on sale

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

19th place: 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

  • 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO
  • Currently on sale

1969 Ferrari 365 GTS by Pininfarina

Place 20: 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS by Pininfarina

  • 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS by Pininfarina
  • Sold for $2,205 million

2014 Ferrari Sergio

21st place: 2014 Ferrari Sergio

  • Ferrari Sergio
  • Price not public

1967 Ferrari 330 GTS

Place 22: 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS

  • 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS
  • Sold for $1,765 million

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti

Place 23: 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti

  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti
  • Sold for $1,985 million

1961 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pininfarina

Place 24: 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pininfarina

  • 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pininfarina
  • Sold for $1,517,500

1991 Ferrari F40

Place 25: 1991 Ferrari F40

  • 1991 Ferrari F40
  • Sold for $1,682,500.

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe

Place 26: 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe

  • 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe
  • Sold for $1.6 million

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB

Place 27: 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB

  • 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB
  • Sold for $1,572,500.

Source: Ferrari Ranking, Business Insider

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The most expensive Ferraris

The two most expensive cars that have ever been traded are Ferraris. As we reported in our big article Capital investment car, the Ferrari 250 GTO changed hands for an incredible $48 million – now estimated at $70 million. The second most expensive car ever sold is another Italian, the 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti. The sports car was the first to reach 203.015 km/h, and is currently sold at auctions for up to $32.1 million (last in 2016).

Ferrari 250 GTO for 48 million

More on that in a moment! At the last auction, the Ferrari fetched the absolute record price of 48.4 million US dollars. Estimated at up to 70 million.

1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti

First to reach 203.015 km/h, at auctions it is currently being auctioned off at up to 32.1 million dollars (last in 2016)

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