The 250 LM: Fast But Nasty

Perhaps the best-known Ferrari street/race cars of the ’60s are the 250 GTO and the 250 LM. Although they were built in similarly small numbers, the value of 250 LMs has always languished […]

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Vector, Another Fantasy Flop

The Vector was created by Gerald “Jerry” Wiegart as an American challenge to the European Supercars of the 1970s. A non-running prototype was first shown at the Los Angeles Auto Expo in 1972. […]

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F50 GT, A Very Exclusive Club

F50 GT S/N 003 was the feature car at the RM Classic Car Auction at Scottsdale, Arizona, on January 23, 2000. With standard F40s selling in the $250,000–300,000 range, and production F50s bringing […]

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Grand Touring Bargains

From 1947 to 1957 Ferrari evolved from a small race shop, producing only two cars, to a world-recognized, high-performance company building 200 cars. However, its cars were still mostly custom-built and very expensive […]

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Which Boxer For You?

Ferrari’s sporting and Grand Touring reputation through the ’50s and ’60s was built around low and sleek Italian bodies fitted with front engine V12 engines. The pinnacle of the road-going, front-engine V12 era […]

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Thank You, Mr. Gates

Until recently, if you wanted to own and import an exotic car that was never certified for sale in the US like a Jaguar XJ 220, a McLaren F1, a Porsche 959, a […]

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Due Diligence

After a quarter of a century in the exotic car business—having owned, sold, or brokered about 2,000 exotic cars (mostly Ferraris)—I have witnessed almost every variation of multiple factors that can “go wrong” […]

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Pay More, Get Less, Lose More

Here’s the good news. Utilizing contemporary technology, it’s possible to make your four-, six-, eight- or twelve-cylinder Ferrari much more powerful than Enzo’s minions ever dreamed possible. Here’s the bad news. The more […]

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The Last Factory Hot-Rod

Just as the F40 represents the ultimate Ferrari street car of the 80’s and early 90’s with 470 horsepower in a 2,800 lb. package, the F40 LM, built by Michelotto for Ferrari, with […]

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Digital Buying

Just as the fax machine helped fuel an explosion in the collector car market in the ’80s by making information available instantly and inexpensively, databases and the Internet are fueling a very different […]

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