For one, this car, chassis number 0674, has the all-important racing provenance creditors crave. It is been raced via two Formula 1 international champions, Britons Mike Hawthorne and Sir Stirling Moss. In its first year of competition, Wolfgang von Trips took it to 2dposition at the Mille Miglia, while Peter Collins and Maurice Trintigant drove it to 6th at the 12 Hours of Sebring. It even recorded the fastest lap at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (although it retired with engine complications merely 56 laps into the race). So yes, believe the provenance box checked.
Besides noted racers and races, it was once owned by some huge names in the Ferrari world, adding Luigi Chinetti, the founder of the North American Racing Team and the primary Ferrari importer in the US. Yet for the beyondforty five years, it changed into a a section of the mythical Bardinon Collection, which was known for its wide selection of high quality Ferraris.
While the 1957 335S falls short of the record-holding 1962 250 GTO sold by Bonhams for $38.1 million right through the Pebble Sea coast Concours d'Elegance festivities in 2014, or not it's nonethelessone of the vitalmost costlyvehicles ever sold at auction. And hey, it even landed in the meaty component of its $31.2 million to $35.6 million estimated sale price.