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Ex-John Lennon Ferrari sells for £360,000

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A 1965 Ferrari 330 GT owned by John Lennon sold for £360,000 in part of the highest grossing automobile auction in history. A Ferrari bought by John Lennon the month he passed his driving test sold at Goodwood Festival of Speed yesterday for £359,900.

The 1965 330GT 2+2 Coupe was the first car to be owned by the Beatle, and comfortably exceeded its estimated value of £180,000-£220,000.The story goes that upon hearing Lennon had passed his driving test, luxury car dealers turned up at his house in a whole range of exotic automobiles, hoping that they could snare a superstar. Lennon chose the £6,500 Ferrari, finished in Azzuro blue and with a blue interior.

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Source: The Telegraph

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