The Most Beautiful Ferraris Ever Made Will Pop Up All Over New York from Oct 6-9

In honor of the iconic Italian brand's 70th anniversary, 70 historic cars will appear in different locations around the city over Columbus Day weekend. 

This weekend more than $100 million worth of Ferraris will be on public display in New York City.

Ferrari flew 70 of its most iconic models there to celebrate the brand’s 70 years of existence. It’s the last stop in a world tour of more than 60 countries where the brand held anniversary celebrations.

Key among the cars to be shown in New York is a 1964 250 LM Scuderia Filipinetti Ferrari valued at $19 million and the Ferrari that Michael Schumacher drove to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix in 2001. The latter, arguably the most important modern Formula 1 race car, will be the first auto ever sold at a Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale. That car is expected to fetch as much as $4 million.
In the meantime, here’s a look at the Ferraris on display at Sotheby's on New York’s Upper East Side.

1964 250 LM Scuderia Filipinetti 

Ferrari will place 70 cars at various locations through the city over Columbus Day Weekend, including the Hublot Flagship Store, the Ferrari New York Showroom, Sotheby’s (seen here), and Rockefeller Plaza.

A Detail of the 1964 250 LM

The 1964 250 LM Scuderia Filipinetti Ferrari has a V12 engine with a five-speed transmission. With 240 hp, it has a top speed of 287 km/hour. Scuderia Filipinetti was a famous Swiss racing team in the 1960s and 1970s, and the car even looks fast while standing still. A total of 32 were made.
Price range: $14 million – $19 million

1958 250 GT Cabriolet

Of the 70 cars on view, many will be from modern years, such as the 1990 F40, the 2003 Enzo, and the 2010 F10. Enthusiasts can visit to download an app that allows them to check in to each location and win posters and other Ferrari paraphernalia.

The 1958 250 GT Cabriolet has a V12 240-horsepower engine and a top speed of 252 km/hour. This example, one of 36, was one of the very few that came with side vents and was fully restored to its original specifications in 1983. Early examples came with plexiglass windscreens and no wipers, with a headrest that flowed into the rear of the car, like a racecar’s would.
Price range: $6 million – $8 million

1963 275 GTB

The 1963 275 GTB Ferrari has a V12, 280-horsepower engine and a top speed of 258 km/hour. The car was the replacement for the famous 250 series, along with its cooler sibling, the 275 GTS convertible. It came with an optional lightweight alloy body, which was revolutionary at the time.

Price range: $2 million – $4 million

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