Be sure to gear up for the 2016 Monaco Sotheby’s auction in May

1951-Ferrari-340

Monaco, land of beautiful people, sports car racing and an opportunity to buy the car of your dreams, collect your bags….

A headline offering at RM’s 2016 Monaco auction will be a 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring Barchetta, chassis 0116/A. One of eight Touring-bodied 340 Americas, 0116/A retains its original engine and is recognised as one of the first big block V-12 racing Ferraris. This 340 America was sold new in 1951 to World War II hero and businessman Pierre Louis-Dreyfus, who immediately entered it in the Le Mans 24 Hours, where it was run by Ferrari’s North American Racing Team founder, Luigi Chinetti.

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