Featuring historic Alfa Romeo racers and the muscular Michelotto-prepared Ferrari 348, top-tier competizione cars are headed to RM Sotheby’s Milan sale.
All details about the auction HERE at RM Sothebys Auction
1994 Ferrari 348 GT Michelotto Competizione
Estiate: €260,000 – €360,000 EUR
As can immediately be observed in the above image, race-prepared cars come well-stocked with additional accessories. One of a mere eleven competition-grade Ferrari 348 GT sports cars modified by Michelotto, this example comes complete with a bevy of original accessories, from a customized matching race suit and helmet, and a selection of trophies earned over nearly a decade of competition in both marque-specific and Ferrari-Porsche Challenge racing events. The fully stocked package also includes a copy of the original factory build sheet, which hints at the all-out effort Michelotto expended to shave off 213 kilos from the standard Ferrari 348 sports car. With total horsepower output increased to 360 bhp and equipped with 15-inch brakes and driveshafts derived from the Ferrari F40, this 348 GT Michelotto Competizione defines “track-proven.”
2000 Ferrari 550 GT1
Estimate: €1,800,000 – €2,200,000 EUR
We have covered this fabulous Ferrari 550 GT1 prepared for the 2010 FIA GT Championship in greater detail previously, but the rarity of any modern Ferrari sports car that has prepped for motorsport nearly requires us to mention this example again. With its front-mounted, 6-liter V-12 powerplant built with advanced materials, this privateer-produced Ferrari is more akin to a piece of contemporary art rather than a mere piece of motorsport memorabilia. One of only four ever made, like any good piece of sporting automobilia, this Italtecnica-built Ferrari has been driven competitively by some of the greats, including Toto Wolff, Dieter Quester, Christian Pescatori and Andrea Bertolini. Its best result occurred in 2004, when it was piloted to third place in the Italian GT Championship by Lorenzo Casè. A pure expression of Italian motorsports in the 21st century.