The Ferrari F40 is on display at the Bonhams sale in Gstaad

The Ferrari F40 is on display at the Bonhams sale in Gstaad


The auction, organized on July 3 by Bonhams in Gstaad, in the Swiss Alps, ended with CHF results of 7,583,901 (€ 7,581,475).

Fifty-seven votes were awarded to the highest bidder during this Swiss sale, with forty-nine luxury cars and collectors as well as two drawings designed by Italian architect Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani (representing Lotus Esprit S2 and Porsche 993 Turbo Gemballa), found buyers at this event.

The sale which finally the 1991 Ferrari F40 finally recorded the best results of the event. This chash of the corresponding F40 numbers introduced in Switzerland through the official dealer of Ferrari Garage Frey AG, then registered in the name of Mr. Bruno Frey on September 24, 1991, was purchased by a dealer from this dealer on October 10, 1996. At that time the car was 8,100 kilometers long, and for more than 25 years its owner has added 12,400 kilometers to its odometer. This Ferrari F40 was sold to Gstaad for a total of 1,955,000 Swiss francs (€ 1,954,375).

The second best sale of the conference was reached by Lamborghini 400 GT 2 + 2 from 1957, which went for CHF 350,000 (349,888 €). Only 247 models of this model were developed by the manufacturer Sant’Agata Bolognese, and this chassis, sold in its original form, has remained in the same family since 1968.

And as 400 GT 2 + 2 this made Lamborghini colors shine, just like the 2002 Murcielago sold for CHF 172,500 (€ 172,445), the main part of this Gstaad sale, Lamborghini Reventon 2010 Roadster, at the same time could not meet the owner his new. .

Other Italians, on the other hand, showed up at Gstaad, such as the 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900C Super Sprint Barchetta which cost CHF 316,250 (€ 316,149). This unique car was set up by Giovanni Michelotti, who was inspired by the Riva outer board to create lines. This chase, which was presented at Concorso d’Eleganza Autovettura Campione d’Italia in October 1956, was later shown at Villa d’Este in 2001.

Mercedes-AMG with over 670 hp in Top 5

Several Ferrari models, as well as the F40 mentioned above, also had good results, such as the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2 + 2 Series 1 sold for CHF 258,750 (€ 258,667), and the 1989 Testarossa sold for CHF 115,040,9 (€ ).

Finally, in the case of German sports cars, usually dominated by Porsche models, it should be noted that the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series achieved good results by merging the Top 5 of this Swiss sale. This model, produced in only 350 copies, is powered by a 6.0-liter V12 of over 670 hp and 1,000 Nm, capable of transmitting up to 320 km / h at high speeds (slightly electronically). This series of Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black, whose odometer had not yet exceeded the 350 km mark at the time of its sale, sold for CHF 299,000 (298,904 €).

Photo: Ferrari F40 1191 – Credit: Bonhams