1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT

just sold.

1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT, Serial Number 0427 GT, Engine Number 0427 GT with numero interno 367, coachwork by Carrozzeria Pinin Farina, second series Europa with shorter 2,600mm wheelbase and the very last 250 Europa GT built, 3.0 litre Colombo V12 engine with 3 Weber carburetors, 4 speed gearbox, delivered new to Jacques Swaters’ Garage Franchorchamps SA of Belgium and shown at the January 1956 Brussels Motor Show, period racing history at the 1957 Grand Prix de Spa, first imported to the USA in 1966 by fervent Ferrari collector and author Richard Merritt and subsequently owned by Southern California Ferrari collector Paul Forbes, showing beautifully today with limited use following a full refurbishment some ten years ago by celebrated collaborators, Brian Hoyt, Patrick Ottis and Ken Nemanic, documented by leading Ferrari historian Marcel Massini, matching numbers original engine and Ferrari Red Book Classiche certified, ideally suited for any concours or rallye worldwide.