In lieu of a cake with 60 candles, the Italian automaker invited the owners of 60 of the rarest and most storied cars in Ferrari’s history to park along one of the most expensive streets in the country. The event was free and open to the public.
Some other notable highlights included:
A 1954 375 MM Coupe. This silver Ferrari grabbed international headlines in August when it became the first postwar classic car in 46 years to
It was originally built as a convertible for Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini.
A 1996 Ferrari F50 GT. This prototype was the only such car ever made when Ferrari was considering entering its F50 in international GT racing. Yet by the end of the development process, the automaker decided to forgo the F50 GT development and focus its time and energy on F1 racing.
The newest model in the Ferrari family was also on hand, with the automaker debuting the F60 America. Loosely based on the
, Ferrari is making just 10 of the F60 roadsters.
All 10 have been snatched up by loyal Ferrari enthusiasts in the U.S. at a cost of about $3.12 million, Ferrari said.
The company didn’t reveal full details of the car’s powertrain, saying only that it shares the same basic setup as the F12, which uses a 730-horsepower, 6.3-liter V-12 and a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
The entire body of the F60 -- including the panels, headlights, taillights, grille, 20-inch wheels and manually removable soft top (usable up to 75 mph) is unique to this car.