Car News 11 Dec 2015

Tony Shooshani Ferrari collection up for auction

Renowned Ferrari collector, Tony Shooshani is auctioning 8 of his pristine cars. The outstanding collection is valued at more than $12m.

Three of the eight on sale are Ferrari supercars. The Classiche-certified 1995 Ferrari F50 is estimated to sell for $2.9m. It was the last ever Ferrari to come with a five digit VIN, stamped as chassis 99999 and has just 1,100 miles on the clock. Powered by a F1-derived V12 engine, it is one of only 349 F50s ever built.  Next up, with an estimate of $2.8m, is a 2003 Ferrari Enzo, bearing the signature of Ken Okuyama, the former Pininfarina designer, followed by a 1990 Ferrari F40 with 3,600 miles, expected to fetch $1.6m.

Also in the collection are a $2.5m 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, a $2.3m Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet and a 1969 Ferrari Dino 206 GT for $800,000. A 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS ($150,000) and a 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi ($475,000), formerly owned by A J Foyt, complete the collection.

The Gooding and Company auction will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona on the 29th – 30thJanuary 2016.