september 2017

Start the countdown!

A month to go until the 70th anniversary celebrations in Maranello and the historic single-marque auction with RM Sotheby’s

Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy - 1966

Maranello (August 9, 2017) – The countdown has officially begun for the big event for Ferrari’s 70th anniversary. The celebratory weekend will take place on September 9-10th in Ferrari’s hometown of Maranello and will feature a number of exciting events. Clients from all over the globe will be invited for an action-packed weekend including an auction, a Concours d’Elégance of historically significant Ferrari cars, and a celebratory show.

A highlight will undoubtedly be Saturday’s (September 9th) “Leggenda e Passione” auction hosted leading auction house RM Sotheby’s. The event is poised to be the most significant single-marque sale in collector car auction history. Cars spanning all decades of Ferrari’s 70 years of history will be included in the sale. Among the early auction entries is a fully Ferrari Classiche certified 1966 275 GTB Alloy with a desirable long-nose that still retains its original engine and transmission. The first owner of this Ferrari was Adlai Stevenson III a US Senator from the state of Illinois (and great-grandson of Adlai Stevensen I, Vice President of the United States) . All lots can all be viewed on RM Sotheby’s website.

The auction is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 9 2017 in Maranello with previews starting Friday, September 8.


Maranello, Emilia Romagna, Italy