1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider

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Ferrari builds so many iconic cars. That is because they approach every project with the pursuit of perfection. The 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider is not only iconic, it is legendary. This is not the kind of Ferrari you see very often because it is extremely rare.

In fact, Ferrari only built a total of 19 examples. This particular ‘57 500 TRC Spider is number 18 out of the 19 models produced. Even better than that, this Testa Rossa is available for sale giving you the opportunity to own a Ferrari that is very difficult to acquire.

Believe it or not, this particular 500 TRC Spider was raced at the 1957 24 Hours of Le Mans by drivers Richie Ginther and François Picard. In fact, from 1957 to 1963, this TRC Spider raced 30 times with 18 podium finishes. This Ferrari has the heart and soul of a winner.

1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider

Even more impressive than that is the fact that this Ferrari still has its numbers-matching engine. Not bad for a race car. It is easy to be seduced by the Testa Rossa Spider bodywork designed by Scaglietti but having the numbers-matching engine is the cherry on top.

This turned out to be the last four-cylinder car Ferrari ever built. The engine produces 190 horsepower and you get to shift gears through a four-speed gearbox. If you plan on doing a run at Le Mans, you should probably know this Testa Rossa has a top speed of 153 miles per hour.

Open-air driving in a vintage Ferrari is a thrill few people ever get to experience. It is priceless which is why a car like this commands eight-figures. This 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider is still eligible to participate in exclusive racing, rally, and concours events.

If you think you should be driving this gorgeous redhead, all you have to do is emerge as the winning bidder. Of course, you should know this is a very desirable car, so there will be plenty of competition in the bidding wars. Good luck.

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