1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

Coupe8-cyl. 2855cc/400hp Weber-Marelli FI Twin Turbo

North America


Drivers Club

Sold August 20, 2022

Hagerty expert commentary
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2,855/400hp twin-turbo, 5-speed, air conditioning, power windows, Ferrari Classiche certified, recent timing belt service reported.
Delivered new to Hollywood Sports cars in LA and reportedly kept by owner Cris Vandagriff as his personal car for nearly 10 years. Featured on the cover of Automobile magazine and in the pages of Playboy. Showing just 15,004 km (9,324 miles). Very good paint with only minor stone damage to the nose. The engine and mechanicals are clean but not overly detailed, and the left exhaust outlets hang visibly lower than the right, the driver seat has a few wrinkles and creases and the driver footwell carpet is a bit worn and dirty. A good looking, lightly used 288 GTO.
The original Ferrari halo car and with 272 built the rarest, the 288 GTO isn't a car that comes to market often so we were watching this one closely. Even more closely as Monterey Car Week progressed, since the F40, F50 and Enzo all broke world record prices in the prior days. 288s have also come a long way in price. Ten years ago these weren't even seven-figure cars, and in 2016 this one was a $1.95M no-sale at RM Arizona. Here, though, it completed the sweep and brought more than any 288 has at auction previously.
Hagerty Condition Rating#3 GoodRuns and drives well. Flaws not noticeable to passersby. Most common condition.
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Vehicle specs
Odometer15005 K
Engine TypeV8
Transmission typeStandard
Interior ColorBlack
Exterior ColorRed
Top ColorN/A
Seller details
RM Sotheby's
Event dateAug 18 - Aug 20, 2022
LocationMonterey, CA; USA
AuctionRM Sotheby's
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