This car was completed on March the 16th of 1962 whereupon it immediately started testing duties at Monza for Scuderia Ferrari to assist the development of the 250 GTO model. Later that month the car was delivered to Luigi Chinetti Motors where as a NART entry it gained the distinction of becoming the first 250 GTO to race. It was a successful debut finishing 2nd overall and 1st in class at the 1962 Sebring 12 hours driven by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien.
The car’s being offered for sale by UK-based Ferrari specialists Talacrest
This car – registered in 1971 – was under Rod Stewart’s ownership for a few years, before passing through various keepers until the 1980s. Its engine, chassis and bulkhead all retain their original numbers, though, and a recent restoration has seen the Miura’s factory Blue Notte paint (it wears it well) and black leather interior back to full health. The whole process cost £70,000, and also included an overhaul for the wiring, dashboard instruments and some laser-alignment for the steering and suspension. Just the small matter of finding the £800,000-900,000 it’s expected to fetch this coming Saturday, at Coys’ Alexandra Palace auction in London.
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