Ferrari Daytona - the ones that got away

It cost a small fortune then and is worth a big fortune now.

Ferrari Daytona - the ones that got away
It was an eye-watering price but a canny investment.

Uncle Cliff goes hunting for the cars we missed all those years ago - if only we'd known...

Advertised Nov ’03 – Ferrari Daytona

Once upon a time, cars with a long nose and V12 up the front were the only kind of Ferrari you could buy. Among the best of them was the Daytona and they invariably attracted superstar owners. This very early car reportedly was Ferrari’s UK demonstrator  before being repainted from red to blue and sold to Cream guitarist Jack Bruce who kept it for several years. UK Ferrari historians show #12827 being exported to Australia in 1976 and remaining in the same ownership for almost 30 years. One of very few cars capable of doubling its value in the space of a decade.

Then $260,000  Now $570-650,000

(first published issue 377, 2015)

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