|A 1963 example has been sold to an American collector for a rumoured $70 million and breaks the record for a fee paid for a classic car. Why such a premium for this particular Ferrari?|
Serial number 4135GT is largely original. It’s also had an illustrious career in motorsport.
|In its heyday it chauked up a fourth-place finish at Le Mans in 1963, and won the ten-day Tour de France road rally the following year. It’s raced all over Europe and Africa, before being the prized jewel in several private collections before its latest, record-breaking sale.|
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|In 2014 a Ferrari 250 GTO sold for a world record price at auction of $38.1 million, though there have been rumors of private sales well above that number. Each time one of the world's most desirable cars comes to auction, it tends to break the price record because the market is rising relentlessly.|