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Priceless 250 Testa Rossa shown off to Ferrari employees


Ferrari 250 TR s/n 0716TR

Ferrari 250 TR s/n 0716TR

 

Maranello, 29 July 2014

There was a surprise in store for Ferrari employees as they went for their lunch, as they discovered a 1958 250 Testa Rossa s/n 0716TR on display at the entrance to the company restaurant. The restoration of the car has just been finished by the staff of the Ferrari Classiche department.

After a year of work in Maranello, the car whose value is put at somewhere between 20 and 25 million dollars, is being flown out to Pebble Beach, California for the prestigious Concours d’Elegance in mid-August, an event which every years brings together the most beautiful historic cars in the world.

The 250 Testa Rossa dominated endurance racing at the end of the 50s and in the early 60s and is one of the most successful Prancing Horse cars in racing terms. This particular model spent its entire racing life in South America where its drivers included Luigi Musso and Olivier Gendebien in the Buenos Aires 1000 Kms.