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1978 Lamborghini Espada III Found in California

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1978 Lamborghini Espada III

 

Spotted in California is a 1978 Lamborghini Espada III for $75,000 USD.   This is an ultra rare 1978 model Series 3 car with only 8,000 original miles (13K Kilometers.)  According to the seller this is believed to be the only example known to exist in the USA.   The Lamborghini factory stopped shipping Espadas to the USA in 1976 but continued to be built until 1978.  This car was purchased from Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from a Saudi Royal Prince.  At the time of purchase the car had only 6000 Kilometers but currently reads 13,000 Kilometers.  It was shipped from the port of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Laspezia , Italy and then eventually arrived at the Port of Los Angeles/ Long Beach during the summer of 1982.   The DOT standards were done by Albert Merdikian Engineering in Newport Beach, California known for building the Ferrari Spider in Miami Vice.

This car has undergone a fully restored leather interior which includes the seats, dash and panels.  The Espada was serviced and maintained by South Coast Ferrari of Orange County, California with all records included with the car.  The 12 cylinder engine was completely rebuilt by South Coast Ferrari from the ground up including 6 brands new Four Barrel Weber Carburetors (old ones are still on the car) for a total cost of $40,000 USD (receipts included).   The engine will need service before restarting and the broken windshield will have to be replaced.    The car is rust free and has been in dry storage since 1990.   It has a clean California Title with original owners manual along with a signed letter from Ferrucio Lamborghini stating the market it was originally manufactured for.   There is a 2 inch thick folder of all original documents.    The car was purchased by the seller in 1982 and is a 1 owner vehicle since it arrived in the USA.  It does not run at the moment and will need servicing.

What do you think of this car?

Ferrari 333 SP Front Body Found in Cohasset

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Ferrari 333 SP Front Body

 

Spotted in Cohasset, Massachusetts is a Ferrari 333 SP Front Body  for $5,000 USD.  The seller states this is from the lienhard/ moretti Daytona race car that was damaged and then repaired.  its a great piece of wall art and would impress any car enthusiast.  I noticed the louvers above the wheels arches are not functional.  Was this the case with real race cars?   Cool piece of memorabilia.

Price $5,000 USD

1967 Alfa Romeo GTC Convertible Found in Modesto

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1967 Alfa Romeo GTC Convertible

 

Spotted in Modesto, California is a 1967 Alfa Romeo GTC Convertible for $225,000 USD.  The seller states this 3 owner car has been professionally restored and always maintained very well.   According to the iWikipedia the cabriolet was only offered in 1965 and 1966.  There were a total of 1,000 examples built by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan.  The cabriolet was introduced to the press at the Monza race track on 4 March 1965, and then made its public debut at the March 1965 Geneva Motor Show

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Ferrari Formula One F93A Front Nose Cone Found in Cohasset

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Ferrari Formula One F93A Front Nose Cone

 

Spotted in Cohasset, Massachusetts is a Ferrari Formula One F93A Front Nose Cone for $3,500 USD.   The seller doesnt provide much information.  I am curious how he was able to get this piece and would like to verify its authenticity.  this is the nose cone for Jean Alesi F93A Formula One car.  It has been restored and painted but the decals have not been applied yet.

Price $3,500 USD

1994 Ferrari 512TR Found in New York

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1994 Ferrari 512TR

Spotted in New York is a 1994 Ferrari 512TR for $399,000 USD. This car has less than 3,300 Original Miles! Black with black interior. Seller states this is an all original, no alterations, modifications or deletions. 2015 winner Greenwich Concours Best Supercar.  2016 winner FCA Best Ferrari in class.  100 point Platinum show car.  FCA documented letter from judge states this car to have no deductions. Engine serviced 200 miles and five years ago.  A fully detailed show car. Flawless paint and

1992 Ferrari 512TR Silver Found in Washington

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1992 Ferrari 512TR Silver

 

Spotted in Washington is a 1992 Ferrari 512TR Silver for $298,000 USD.   This is a rare silver color with black leather.  It only has 11,631 original miles and has only has 2 owners since new.  The seller states this car has been given Ferrari Classiche Certification and has won “First In Class” winner 4 years in a row (2014-2017) at the Northwest Region of the Ferrari Club of America Concourse.  The original window sticker is included showing MSRP at $195,600 USD and the original delivery to Grand Prix Motorsporst in Seattle, Washington.  These cars are notorious like many Ferrari models for the sticky interior trim pieces.  This has been corrected by the seller which is a nice bonus.  Also a plus is the major service was completed only 1,500 miles ago which included valve/ cam timing , new timing belt/ tensioners, new valve cover gasket, new cam seals, new accessory belt, new engine oil filter, new brake fluid, new coolant, new gear oil  ,and new AC Freon/ Filter totaling $9,930 USD.

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1994 Ferrari 348 Spider Found in Hartwell

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1994 Ferrari 348 Spider

 

Spotted in Hartwell, Georgia is a 1994 Ferrari 348 Spider for $54,900 USD.  The seller states this car is in great condition and he has owned it for 3 years.  It has 39,000 miles and just has a $13,000 USD major service.  This 348 has 355 wheels and there is no mention of the original wheels.

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1990 Ferrari 348TS Found in Denver

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1990 Ferrari 348TS

 

Spotted in Denver, Colorado is a 1990 Ferrari 348TS for $49,500 USD.  The seller has only 32,000 original miles.  The seller has made some modifications to the car.  It has Ferrari 360 wheels with tires that have Bridgestone Potenza in white lettering.  The targa top has been painted body color.  The seats appear to have been redone. I could be wrong but the stitching looks off and they look like they are sagging.   The rear taillights are from the Ferrari 355.  Overall a fairly nice car for the price.

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1979 Ferrari GTB Found in Arizona

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1979 Ferrari GTB

 

Spotted in Arizona is a 1979 Ferrari GTB for $65,000 USD.  The seller states this is a nice survivor that is being taken off the blocks and ready to sell.  This a 1979 carbureted car with 45,000 Miles with air conditioning system.  GTB cars were built between 1975-1980.

What do you think of this car for the price?

What kind of wheels are those?

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica Found in Las Vegas

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2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

 

Spotted in Las Vegas is a 2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica for $398,000 USD.   There are only 559 Superamericas built with only 43 with a manual gearbox.  This example is an F1 Auto Transmission car.  What is cool about this car is the electrochromic glass panel which rotated 180 degrees at the rear to lie flat on the boot.   This roofs were known to de-laminate over time so its something to look for when buying.  A desirable option to look for is the GTC handling package.  This car does have carbon ceramic disc brakes.

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