Classic Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona Spider rolls to $1m at Amelia Island

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2015-06-26 12:47:09

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Classic Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona Spider rolls to $1m at Amelia Island

One of only 124 factory Ferrari GTB/4 Spiders was a big star at the Concours d'Elegance auction

Porsches led the way at last weekend's $23m-netting Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance classic cars auction in Florida. But where were the Ferraris?

Enzo's finest were represented by this 1971 Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona Spider, sold for $1m.

This car is one of only 124 factory Spiders ever produced, as well as being a former FCA Platinum Award and concours winner.

The car's impressive pedigree includes having been documented by Ferrari historian Marcel Massini.

1971 Ferrari GTB-4 Daytona Spider410.jpgThe 1971 Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona Spider

Under its coachwork, reliably designed by the legendary Scaglietti, the Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona Spider is powered by a 4,390 CC DOHC V-12 engine, producing 352 BHP at 7,500 RPM.

Given this car's established Concours pedigree, expect to see a lot more of it at the world's top classic car events after this sale.

Elsewhere, the star automobile at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance classic cars auction was a 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe by The Hayes Body Corporation.

You can read more about the classic L-29 here.

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