Consideration all rock music followers, Eddie Van Halen’s black 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello goes up for public sale, and the minimal bid is $125,000.
Briefly owned in 2008 by the Van Halen band chief, the Dutch-born guitar-blazing legend offered it to a buddy in 2009, and the Van Halen Ferrari’s mileage was saved to an inexpensive 28,000. If the successful bidder really wishes to drive the 550, the mileage in all probability serves the automotive higher for retaining it in working order, fairly than a storage queen that is merely sat parked for 20 years. Included within the sale are the unique registration within the identify of Edward Van Halen, in addition to a certificates of authenticity from Gotta Have Rock and Roll. The public sale can be reside on Gotta Have Rock and Roll, a web-based public sale home specializing within the sale of genuine rock-and-roll and pop-culture memorabilia.
Produced from 1996-2002, the 550 Maranello is without doubt one of the most memorable front-engine vehicles in modern Ferrari history. Amongst its finest attributes, a booming V-12 with 485 horsepower is paired to an precise six-speed handbook transmission, one thing that’s now long-gone from Ferrari’s lineup—oh how we dream of a brand new 488 with a clutch pedal and a shift lever. The 550 arrived two-plus many years after Ferrari’s transition from the 365 GTB/four Daytona to its successor, the mid-engine Berlinetta Boxer.
The public sale for Eddie Van Halen’s Ferrari 550 kicks off on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 9 a.m. Jap, and the automotive is estimated to promote for $150,000-$200,000.