Classic Classifieds: 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano


From: Road & Track

Date: June 1982

Price then: $15,000 ($37,200 adjusted for inflation, about the cost of a new 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe today)

Price now: $703,000 – $925,000

Approximate dollar difference: $760,000 (assuming #3 condition)

Approximate annual rate of return: 13.6%

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano. No. 581, one of 73. Strong engine, no smoke, detailed. Body  excellent, no rust, silver. Rebuilt wheels; new tires, brakes. Eligible vintage racing. $15,000, offers.

The Ferrari 250 GT Boano coupe is often overlooked in favor of the PF-boded 250 GTs, but they are pretty cars, especially low roof examples like this one, and are eligible for some world-class events, as this 1982 ad points out. Plus, it’s a 1950s 250-powered Ferrari, which should be enough by anyone’s account. The meteoric rise in value of early Ferrari models is instantly apparent through this classified ad.

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