[YesAuto Race] Sixty years ago, Ferrari used three 340/375 MM cars to participate in the 1953 Le Mans 24 Hours. Today, at the Villa d'Este Concours auto show held on the shores of Lake Como, Italy from May 24th to 27th, one of them was sold by the famous RM auction company for $12.7 million (about 77.72 million yuan) Sold. This price also makes the 375 MM race car the second most expensive Ferrari after the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sold for US$16 million (approximately RMB 98 million) in 2011.
The Ferrari 375 MM race car is equipped with a 4.5-liter V12 engine, which can output a maximum power of 340 horsepower, which makes it only need 11.5 seconds to accelerate from a standstill to 160km/h, and the top speed can reach 290km/h.
Three car collectors with extraordinary tastes competed fiercely. In the end, this Ferrari 375 MM was sold by a collector from the UK. It is reported that this collector also owns a 250 GTO (one of Ferrari’s handed down masterpieces). One).
Of course, there must be a legendary experience behind this expensive Ferrari 375 MM car. This car was once driven by three world champions Hawthorn, Ascari and Farina, and participated in the 24 Hours of Spa in Belgium and the card in Mexico. Leila Pan American Cross Country Championship and won the Pescara 12 Hours Endurance Championship. (Compilation/Car Home Sun Di)