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1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta up for grabs from RM Auctions in Arizona

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Dec 16th, 2010 at 4:01PM

As far as Ferraris go, it doesn't get more authentic than this. What you're looking at is a 1949 Ferrari 166 MM – the first model made by Enzo Ferrari after setting up shop under his own name – with custom Barchetta coachwork by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan. And it's going up for auction. Chassis number 0024 M – the 10th of only 25 examples made – was originally displayed at the 1949 Paris Motor Show in Argentina's official racing colors, yellow and blue, before being sent off to South America to win the 1950 Mar del Plata. True to its name, it was also campaigned... Read More

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