It was the most expensive car in the world!
There is no doubt that Ferrari is one of the most important rare car production companies in the world, especially in France, and among these cars that are famous and rare in the whole world is the Ferrari 250 GTO
The Ferrari GTO 250 was first produced in 1962 in Maranello, Italy.
Her racing debut was in the 12 Hours of Sebring, ridden by American Hill, the Formula 250 world champion at the time, and Olivier Gendebian, one of the greatest sports car racers.
As for the reason why it is called that
Because it is included in the Gran Turismo Omologato category of major touring cars, the number 250 stands for the area of its cylinders in cubic centimeters
FERRARI GTO 250 IS FAMOUS AMONG CAR LOVERS FOR SEVERAL REASONS, INCLUDING:
Uniqueness! Only 36 of them were produced in the world from 1962 to 1964 because Ferrari admitted that it was not suitable for all drivers and that it needed special skills, which contributed to its extreme scarcity.
The car won all the races it participated in in France from 1962 to 1964, making it the dominant company in the French races.
It combines several advantages, the most important of which are elegant design, wide fame, and more robust performance. While it is very distinguished in racing, it is suitable for public roads.
The car has a 12-cylinder engine with a capacity of 3.0 liters and 300 horsepower.
Its speed reached 280 kilometers per hour, making it the rarest of its kind in racing cars.
The high demand for it made its price reach 400,000,000 Saudi riyals.
TOP OWNERS OF FERRARI GTO 250
The fame of the car increased its ownership by world celebrities, led by:
Macau Careem is one of the most famous mobile phone makers, buying them for $ 35 million.
American designer and businessman Ralph Lauren where Lauren bought it for $ 70 million.
Famous universities around the world also purchased it.
The car represented an excellent investment for businessmen due to its scarcity and increased demand!
It is worth noting that one of the reasons for the Ferrari GTO 250's extreme distinction is its remarkable victory in racing over its competitors, including Jaguar E-type, Aston Martin DB 4 GT Zagato, DP212, DP214, DP215, and AC Cobras won the prestigious Tour de France.
It finished fourth!
In Le Mans, the GTO also won the Tour de France, the most famous motorsport in the world.
With all of the above, it is clear that there is a distinction
Ferrari 250 GTO
In terms of design, the most robust performance among racing cars, the impressive victories, and ownership by world celebrities have increased their price and demand and made them immortal in motorsport history.