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Scaglietti Used this Wireframe to Perfect the Ferrari 250 GTO and You Can Buy It

Back in the days when making exclusive cars was similar to creating real works of art, renown auto designers would use wireframes in order to perfect the final look. One of the rare breeds whose prices are only getting higher as the years pass are the legendary lines of the Ferrari 250 GTO, but since you’d need to be a millionaire to actually buy one, you might as well go for the metallic structure the Italian sportscars were based on.
Scaglietti Used this Wireframe to Perfect the Ferrari 250 GTO and You Can Buy It 7 photos
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This one of only two ever created jigs from Scaglietti was built to check the aluminum parts of the Ferrari 250 GTO bodies. Bought straight from Ferrari by its current owner in the 1980s, the wireframe will go under the hammer on March 21 at Aguttes’ auction in Lyon.

Not only is this the only one on the market, since the other jig is currently on show in the Modena museum, but it’s by far one of the rarest ultimate collectable for the high-end Ferrari enthusiast.

By now you’re probably wondering if the metal skeleton couldn be used to create real life replicas of the 250 GTO series. Well, first of all it doesn’t really work like that, but it could be quite useful say you were to own all the other instruments needed to recreate a faithful replica.

Secondly, you’d need to be willing to throw away 100,000 to 150,000 euros ($105,000-$158,000) which is what the estimate sale price is.

Nevertheless, this wireframe is unique and will most likely outsell even some of the rare cars the auction will also have present in Lyon, vintage cars such as a 1947 Triumph, a 1931 Ford A Coupe and a 1978 Citroen 2CV.

 
 
 
 
 

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