Best of Breed and Exceptional Celebrity Provenance Ferraris confirmed for a sale of Ferraris

  • 2003 Ferrari 575M Maranello F1 first owned by Eric Clapton
  • 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia DCT formerly owned by Chris Evans
  • 2008 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 previously owned by Eric Clapton
  • 2006 Ferrari F430 F1 first owned by the late Gary Rhodes

Silverstone Auctions are thrilled to be offering a number of outstanding Ferraris for The Sale of Ferraris in Association with Ferrari Owners’ Club of Great Britain which will take place at Sywell Park (NN6 0BN) on Saturday 5th June as part of the National Ferrari Owners’ Day.

A highly desirable Ferrari confirmed for this auction is this 2003 Ferrari 575M Maranello F1. The appeal of this 575M is enhanced by its fastidious maintenance record, immaculate presentation, and a double dose of celebrity provenance. Its first owner was British rock legend, Eric Clapton followed by TV personality and Virgin radio star, Chris Evans. It has been acquired by Silverstone Auctions’ vendor in July 2011 at 10,000 miles and has been cherished ever since. The UK classic car market leaders are proud to be offering this very attractive car with an interesting background.

With such a fantastic provenance, individual specification and confirmed for the sale is this 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia DCT. This beautiful Ferrari 458 that was ordered new by well-known Ferrari collector and celebrity Chris Evans in the very rare colour of Rosso Vinaccia with a Grigio Chiaro interior. It was purchased by a well-respected customer of Silverstone Auctions at one of their NEC Classic Motor Show Auctions and he has enjoyed it for approximately 2,500 miles increasing the mileage to just 16,124 miles. This represents a fantastic opportunity to own a very special Ferrari 458 Italia at a guide that looks irresistible.

Gary Dunne Sales Controller for Silverstone Auctions added “We are thrilled to be the official auction partner for this event, it is such a good day out for all! With several exceptional examples of Ferraris confirmed, we are looking to source some more of the very finest Ferraris to offer at this dedicated auction at Sywell Aerodrome, as part of the National Ferrari Owners’ Day – where bidders will be able to attend in person on the day.”

Stunningly presented in Grigio Silverstone over Nero leather with electric Recaro Daytona seats is this 2008 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1. This best of breed Ferrari has been previously owned by Eric Clapton until purchased from the supplying dealer by Silverstone Auctions vendor in 2014. The UK-supplied 599 GTB comes with a Ferrari main dealer service history, it has only been serviced by Ferraris main agents and the most recent of which was in
February 2020 at Dick Lovett, Swindon. Silverstone Auctions are delighted to be offering this Ferrari which is showing just 19,500 miles in their auction.

Also confirmed for the sale is this 2006 Ferrari F430 F1. To find an original UK, right-hand drive car with just two owners from new, with all original panels and original paint, that has covered such a nominal mileage of 1,313 miles and with such excellent provenance of late TV chef Gary Rhodes, is extremely rare. The Ferrari is accompanied by its original leather book pack (with all books present), factory toolkit, car cover, battery charger and an MOT valid until late August 2021. Simply stunning and one for the serious collector.

Silverstone Auctions are offering in person viewings of the cars by prior appointment, contact the team to book your inspection. The Silverstone Auctions team can be contacted on 01926 691141, by emailing [email protected] or via their website if you would like to join this superb line-up of Ferraris.


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