Recently Discovered in Long-Term Ownership
Coachwork by Scaglietti
Designed by Pininfarina with coachwork by Scaglietti, the alloy-bodied 275 GTB Long Nose is one of the ultimate road-going Ferraris.
Scaglietti built just 205 examples with the desirable long-nose body style, of which only 80 were the lightweight aluminum variants.
The Ferrari presented here, chassis 08125, was sold new in Italy – finished in a distinctive silver over blue color scheme – and then exported to the United States in the early 1970s.
When the current owner first saw 08125, he thought it was the most beautiful car he had ever seen, which led him to purchase the Ferrari in March 1985. Then in 1991, he moved the Ferrari into the garage of his newly built home, and that is where this rare 275 GTB would remain, unmoved until recently.
Now ready to sell his prized collector cars, the owner had the Ferrari pulled from the garage and, after some minor mechanical sorting, the 3.3-liter V-12 came back to life. Before sending off the car to find a new steward via Gooding & Company, the owner arranged to have the 275 GTB Alloy presented one last time, displaying it at the exclusive Palm Beach Cavallino Classic in January 2018.
The newly discovered Ferrari drove onto the field and became one of the undisputed stars of the show – covered in dust, but clearly well preserved.
Racquet Park, Omni Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Hwy
Amelia Island, FL 32034
(1 mile south of Amelia Island Parkway)
Thursday, March 8 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, March 9 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, March 9 11:00am
Admittance - $30, admits one to all events
Catalogue - $75, admits two to all events
Cash or credit card only.
Children under 12 free.