The vintage car market has always turned out to be a strong sector for investment, as collectors view it as a ‘safe and secure’ place to invest their money. Preserved as luxury assets, the vintage cars deliver investors a handsome amount of return, and interestingly, the rare and vintage Ferraris are currently the highly coveted and financially beneficial cars for investment purposes, which become apparent from the recent sale of vintage 1962 Ferrari GTO for an astounding $35 million, making it the most expensive car, besides the comprehensive list of most expensive Ferraris sold at auctions. Now, another rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berlinetta with coachwork penned by iconic Pinin Farina and executed by Scaglietti, fetched the highest motorcar auction price of $1.2 million at Bonhams Greenwich Concours d’Elegance: Collectors’ Motorcars and Automobilia sale, setting New England auction record.

Reportedly, more than 300 savvy bidders and other car enthusiasts were present at the auction, and were anxiously witnessing the volley of bids between bidders for this exceptionally rare lot. The Bonhams Greenwich Concours d’Elegance: Collectors’ Motorcars and Automobilia sale totaled a sum of $5 million.

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta

Historically, the 275 GTB was the replacement of 250GT Lusso, for which Enzo Ferrari believed that Lusso was too beautiful to properly convey the image of Ferrari. The 275 GTB is known as the very first fully-independent suspension transaxle-equipped road car from Ferrari and for the ample power and reliable tractability of its 3.3 liter 60° V12 engine developed from the 1½ liter Colombo ‘short back’, which was originally designed in year 1947. Integrating form with function, the 275 GTB comes equipped with all the functional features ranging from the covered headlights to the small aerodynamic spoiler, Kamm tail and the large tires dictating the tall, bulging fenders.

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta

Considered as one of the best thing to have in life, this particular 1965 Ferrari 265 GTB/6C with Chassis No. 07871, has four owners from new, with first as Dunstan S. Gross of Piedmont, California. The car then remained with the Gross family till his death in 1984, and has had only three owners since then, Pete J. Van Dyck of Los Gatos, and Scott Cote, and was auctioned in 2008 by RM Auctions. Interestingly, this car has spent its entire life within a fifty mile radius of San Francisco

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta

Rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berniletta