Ferrari Auction: Exotic Sports Cars

The Ferrari Leggenda e Passione is an exclusive luxury car event that is held annually in Maranello, Italy. This year the event will be held on May 17th during the Mille Miglia and many fine cars will pass hands. Though, it is one car, specifically, that is making big news. Sotheby’s auction house is to present a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa race car.

Only 22 Scaiglietti-designed, “pontoon-fender” 250 Testa Rossa were made, between 1957 and 1958. Making the 250 TR one of the rarest Ferrari racing cars in the world. In 19 international championship races between 1958 and 1961, the Ferrari 250 TR won 10 of them.  The auctioning off of this legendary Ferrari 250 TR is said to be one of the most exciting motor cars ever put up. And this specific Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is expected to break the record for the most expensive vintage motor car ever auctioned off. The record is currently held by a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder which was auctioned off at last year’s Ferrari leggenda e Passione for $10,894,400. A lot of things have changed in the past year but hopefully Ferrari passion is not one.