1957 Ferrari race car reaches record €32 million at auction

Feb 09, 2016 A rare and historic Ferrari racing car recently sold for a record price of $35.6 million at a Paris auction.

According to auction organizers, the 1957 Ferrari “335 Sport Scaglietti” is one of the most iconic racing cars in motorsport and is one of only four in the world.

Sold to a bidder from the United States, the 1957 model was driven through the iconic 12 Hours of Sebring race and is rumor to be worth an even bigger price tag.

Commenting on the vehicle, Matthieu Lamoure, managing director of Artcurial Motorcars Auction House, said the vehicle was a “master piece.”

“I’m so happy because this is effectively the world record of the history for a car sold in Euros,” he said, adding, “It is a lot of money, but it is the real price I think, and we are very honoured to have done all this work to reach such a price.”

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