Elton John former Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona goes under the hammer


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Ex-Elton John's Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona is set to be sold soon at an auction, after it was acquired by a member of Ferrari Owners Club. Check more details below!

If you are a big fan of what many celebrities used to drive, you might want to see the 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/D Daytona, previously owned by the legendary Sir Elton himself.

Just 158 examples of this Ferrari model were manufactured, one of which Sir Elton John owned from the period of 1973 to 1975. It comes finished in an eye-catching Rosso Chiaro paint over an interior of black VM8500 Connolly Vaumol leather. The interior was later re-trimmed in the year 2017.


The red 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/D daytona was owned by Elton John from 1973-1975 before he let go of it

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The V12 Italian gran tourer comes with a long history file, which includes order forms, service and receipt of every Ferrari, build sheet and MOT certificate confirming the indicated 82,000 miles.

According to Silverstone Auctions Specialist for Classic Cars, Arwel Richards:

“Sir Elton John famously has a long affinity with Ferrari, having owned several range-topping V12 models that included a 365 BB, Testarossa and 512 TR over the years,” 

He further said:

“It is believed this Daytona was his first Ferrari, buying it at the age of 26 in 1973 and keeping it until 1975, parked alongside his 1974 Ferrari 365 Berlinetta Boxer.”


Although the base price is set at ₦187.3 million, but the price is expected to go up depending on the interested buyers

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This Italian 365 GTB/4 Daytona, which after the prominent musician was later acquired by Ferrari Owners Club’s members, after which one of them had it for 16 years. In 2017, it was sold through the Silverstone Auctions and is currently offered on 21 September by the estate of the deceased at the Ferraris and Porsches’ sale at Dallas Burston Polo Club.

Will Sir Elton John’s old Ferrari Daytona sell for LESS in 2019?

The Ferrari Daytona, previously owned by a celebrity, is set to cost between the range of $517,000 to $578,000.

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