Ferrari 330 GT Coupe Of John Lennon To Go For auction

Former Beatle John Lennon’s Ferrari 330 GT Coupe will be set for an auction on 5th of February 2011, at Bonhams’ Paris event. The auction is expected to raise around $220,000. In a statement from Bonhams, they said they said that the Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Coupe gives a chance to the purchaser to drive “in true Swinging ’60s style.”

Ferrari 330 GT Coupe Of John Lennon To Go For auction
Ferrari 330 GT Coupe Of John Lennon To Go For auction

The Paris auction of the Ferrari 330 GT Coupe has been organized just two months after the 30th Anniversary of John Lennon’s murder in New York City.

This light blue colored Ferrari 330 GT Coupe might be a classic now, but is expected to be a centerpiece at Bonhams’ auction on 5th of February. It should be known that John Lennon tried his hand as an auto collector, and is most prominently known for painting his Rolls-Royce Phantom V limo in psychedelic colors.

In a statement Bonham, also said that the Ferrari has been restored pretty much to its original configuration, although the exterior paint of the car is deeper blue. The car was only painted red once, by an unidentified owner. The original specification of the car includes blue carpets, a Webasto sunroof, light gray headliner and overdrive.

Ferrari 330 GT Coupe Of John Lennon To Go For auction
Ferrari 330 GT Coupe Of John Lennon To Go For auction

It’s worth noticing that the Ferrari 330 GT coupe, which sometimes is also called as the 4 eye model, is not generally considered a popular model by collectors. This is why it is worth seen how the cachet of John Lennon, adds to the car.  For those who still are surprised on the name of John Lennon, let us tell you that he was one of the founding members of the Beatles. It also might entice some of the users that the Ferrari 330 GT coupe Lennon’s first car purchase after he cleared his driving test in Britain.

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