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Hidden for 25 Years, the First Ferrari 275 GTB Races to Auction

The original 275 GTB prototype competed in the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally and is expected to fetch from $6 million to $8 million.

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Constructed in 1964 and carrying assembly sequence No. 1, chassis 06003, the first-ever Ferrari 275 GTB is now available to any hotblooded Ferrari fan out there with enough cash and drive to get it.

Estimated to fetch from $6 million to $8 million when it goes under Gooding & Co.’s hammer, Lot 143 of the Jan. 18-19 Scottsdale Auctions, this one-of-a-kind automobile served as Ferrari’s prototype and development car and competed in the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally. The race has been a showcase for improvements and advancements in automobile technology since its 1911 inception.