The car that you have before you is a Ferrari 355 S Spider Scaglietti, 1957, the vehicle that in the near future could become the most expensive ever auctioned. Although to find out if that is true we will have to wait until the 5th day of February, in the auction of Artcurial Motorsports in the Salon Retromobile 2016, in Paris. It is estimated that it can achieve a price between 28 and 32 million euros.
If it manages to reach this high amount would exceed the Ferrari 250 GTO, which historically has always been one of the preferred vehicles collectors for their uniqueness. In case of exceeding its sales price, the 355’s would be the first place of the records of sale achieved at auctions. Since then potential it has, this unit has the chassis number 520/B and was created for the competition.
was Born in 1957 as a Ferrari 315 S, with a motor V12 3.8-liter he lowered his hood. He competed in the 12 hours of Sebring and it was subsequently decided to modify it to level mechanic. Got more power thanks to the engine V12 of 4.1 litres, which could reach up to 400 HP and has been maintained until the present day. Came to compete in the 24 hours of Le Mans driven by Mike Hawthorn and Luigi Musso, although failed to finish the race.
despite this, he became the first vehicle in get to complete a lap of the circuit riding at an average speed over 200 km/h. Also went through other events such as the 6 hours of Kristianstad (Sweden), the Grand Prix of Venezuela, the Grand Prize of Cuba and the Road America 500. It was conducted by a pilot as charismatic as he is Sir Stirling Moss. With a resume so full will have to wait a couple of weeks to see if it manages to become the vehicle that achieves the highest price at auction.
Source – Carscoops