Remember that Ferrari 250 GTO that we reported on last week, supposedly listed on mobile.de for $64 million? Well, don't go putting down your deposit just yet, because it might be a fake.

According to noted Ferrari expert Marcel Massini, the vehicle listed on the German used-car website is a replica. "I can tell you that with 100 percent certainty," Massini told CNBC. "I know where all of these cars are today. And this is not one of the original GTOs."

Of course "replica" is a relative term when it comes to 250 GTOs. Other authentic classic Ferraris are sometimes rebodied to look like a GTO, but while they're not real GTOs, they are real Ferraris. We reported on such an "Evocazione" example (pictured above) based on a '65 Ferrari 330 GT a few years ago, around the same time that Matt Farah came across one based on a 365 GTB/4 Daytona alongside a Ford GT as well.

Even if it is based on a real classic Prancing Horse, though, it still wouldn't be worth $64 million – not even the $54 million it's listed at before taxes, which would still be more than anyone has ever paid for a GTO. And for all we know, this one could be based on an MG like Ferris Bueller's joyride... we're trying to track down more information, and as soon as we know, so will you.


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      budwsr25
      • 4 Months Ago
      My bad I see the car in the pictures is NOT the car in question.
      budwsr25
      • 4 Months Ago
      It looks to good to be an original. It looks over done. I would also think the non factory electronics would devalue the car.
      blueingreen66
      • 4 Months Ago
      I don't understand why replica is a "relative" term. ANy GTO is either one of the original cars built by the factory or it isn't. If someone fabricates a body that looks like a GTO and puts it on another Ferrari chassis, it's replica of a GTO.
      Zaki
      • 4 Months Ago
      If it is a fake, it is likely more reliable than the original!
      carguy1701
      • 4 Months Ago
      I'd like to hear from Senator Vreenak.
      Teleny411
      • 4 Months Ago
      Aww. Since it's a likely fake, the owner can feel welcome to give it to me. :)
      btulliani
      • 4 Months Ago
      Wow! I'm lost for words.........she is still absolutely beautiful.
      ffelix422
      • 4 Months Ago
      I love cars but I hope it is a fake. There is nothing real about any fool who spends that kind of money on a car. Too many people starving in the world...
      Buck
      • 4 Months Ago
      I was that close to buying that car!