Ferrari 275 GTB/LM Competizione Is Selling This Weekend At Mecum Kissimmee

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The 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/LM Competizione Speciale, with chassis number 06701, stands as a testament to Ferrari’s enduring legacy in GT-class racing. Unveiled at the Kissimmee 2024 auction, this remarkable vehicle is one of only three ever produced, making it an exceptionally rare and coveted piece of automotive history. Its journey began on November 26, 1964, when it was completed and designated for testing by S.E.F.A.C., Ferrari’s racing team. The car remained with Ferrari for five months for development and FIA homologation purposes.

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Sporting an original matching-numbers 3.3L Type 213/Comp V-12 engine, 06701 epitomizes the pinnacle of 1960s European GT racing, where Ferrari reigned supreme. The 275 GTB/LM Competizione Speciales are viewed as the direct descendants and evolutionary successors of the legendary Ferrari 250 GTO. This specific model, along with its sister car, significantly impacted racing history. For instance, Preston Henn’s 275 GTB/LM S/N 06885, a sister car to 06701, achieved a remarkable 3rd Overall at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1965, contributing to its mystique in the Ferrari community.

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The car’s provenance is thoroughly documented, tracing back to its original owner, Dr. Luigi Ravizza of Verona, Italy. Ravizza, a privateer racer, competed in several Italian hillclimb races with the car, occasionally under the pseudonym “Meo.” This car’s racing heritage is further highlighted by its feature in the Ferrari 1968-69-70 Yearbook.

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After crossing continents and changing hands among notable owners, including several Ferrari racers and collectors, this 275 GTB/LM Competizione Speciale underwent a comprehensive restoration. The restoration returned the car to its original Nero 20-B-50 (black) paint with Pella Orange Connolly leather seats and red carpeting. This meticulous attention to detail and preservation of history makes the 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/LM Competizione Speciale a prized acquisition for any collector or enthusiast, symbolizing a pivotal era in Ferrari’s racing legacy.

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Mecum Kissimmee is January 2-14 and is the largest auction of the year. With over 4,000 vehicles for sale, this is a can’t miss event. Visit to see all of the vehicles for sale, purchase tickets, and to consign your vehicle and register to bid.

Shawn Henry

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