Cars We Sold

1955 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Serial Number 0479 SA

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Lead photograph of 1955 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Serial Number 0479 SA

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   410 Superamerica
Year   1955 Serial #   0479 SA
Engine #   8 GA VIN   
Engine Type   126 Chassis Type   514
Build Sequence #    Number Built   5th of 16
Body Type   Coupe Body Builder   Pinin Farina
First Owner   Saudi Royal Family Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   

Features

0479 SA Pininfarina coupe. Pininfarina job #15254. Entered Feb. 20, 1955. 410 SA coupe. Wheelbase 2800 MM. Exterior body MM 0219 white, roof black, interior black leather with a white accent. Bianco/nero/nero to Turin show car. New to Saudi Royal Family.

History

1955, May car finished.

1956, Turin Show car.

Renato Bialetti, Novara, Italy.

Sold new to Saudi Royal Family.

1965, bought in Riyadh by an Englishman.

K.J. Thompson, Caterham, GB. Plates RUU 572 R. In England until 1987.

1989, May, at Christie’s sale in Monaco.

1992, to Mike Sheehan, European Auto and Bernie Chase, Vintage Motors. Needing “the big restoration”.

1992, repainted white with a black top.

1992–93, restored by Rob Shanahan, the “the big restoration”.

1993, 20 Aug., Vintage Ferrari Concours, Carmel Valley, CA., 3rd in class.

1993, August, shown by current owner at Quail Lodge Concours, Monterey and at Pebble Beach Concours.

1999, 23 Apr., faxed and sent a letter to current owner.

re: do you have any additonal info on the history of this car?

1999, May, advertised by M. Sheehan in the Ferrari Market Letter, 1/2 page ad.

1955 Ferrari 410 SA Pininfarina coupe serial number 0479 SA. The 1955 Turin show car. Sold new to the Saudi royal family. Meticulously restored in 1992–1993 and shown at Pebble Beach, Aug., 1993. A true 95 plus point car which needs nothing whatsoever. Ready for the Colorado Grand or FCA Nationals. Priced to sell in today’s market. Asking $495,000.

1999, 12 June,advertised by M. Sheehan in the Ferrari Market Letter, 1/2 page ad.

1955 Ferrari 410 SA Pininfarina coupe serial number 0479 SA. The 1955 Turin show car. Sold new to the Saudi royal family. Meticulously restored in 1992–1993 and shown at Pebble Beach, Aug., 1993. A true 95 plus point car which needs nothing whatsoever. Ready for the Colorado Grand or FCA Nationals. Priced to sell in today’s market. Asking $495,000.

See “European Car” March 1997.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.