Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann’s Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels

The personalization house Garage Italia y la italiana Wannenes Classic & Sports Cars they will auction next July 16 a good set of exclusive automotive jewelry among which are several classics, limited edition models and personalized one-offs such as the Ferrari GTC4 Luxury “Azzurra” and the Abarth 595 “Azzurra” Competition owned by Lapo Elkann, owner of Garage Italia.

Until 42 collectible cars will be present at this auction, which also has charitable purposes: in the case of the lot made up of the GTC4 Lusso “Azzurra” and the 595 Competizione “Azzurra”, all the money collected from the gavel will go to the LAPS Foundation for its ‘Make the right choice’ program for the recovery of minors with drug addiction problems or at risk of falling victim to criminal organizations.

Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann's Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels
Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann's Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels

These two beauties born in Garage Italia and personalized to the taste of the owner of this Italian firm, Lapo Elkann, are unique in the world, and it is estimated that their price ranges from 375,000 and 750,000 euros. In your case, Wannenes Classic & Sports Cars will not apply the auction rights, so the amount of the lot will be destined in its entirety to the charity program.

Both models are distinguished by a exclusive two-tone suit that combines dark blue with light blue in identical configuration. “Blue and light blue are associated with the sea and the sky, symbols of infinity. And it is exactly there, beyond this border, where we wanted to get with Garage Italia,” explained Lapo Elkann at the time.

A Dallara Stradale Limited Edition and many classic cars

Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann's Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels

But these two copies of the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and the Abarth 595 Competizione are not the only protagonists of this auction. Among the 42 cars that will be sold by hammer we find one of the ten Dallara Stradale Limited Edition produced, whose estimated price ranges from 220,000 and 350,000 euros.

Specifically, it is the eighth unit conceived in the headquarters of the Italian firm Dallara, founded by the Ferrari engineer, Giampaolo Dallara, father of the Ferrari 250 GTO. This high-flying supercar born in 2016, homologated for the road but focused on the circuit, combines Dallara’s experience in competition.

Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann's Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels

With a chassis made of aluminum and carbon fiber, boasts a good set of aerodynamic knickknacks and comes to life thanks to a Ford thruster 2.5-liter EcoBoost, the same used by the Focus RS, but revised to get to 400 CV and the 500 Nm of maximum torque, which are fully transmitted to the rear axle.

Garage Italia to auction Lapo Elkann's Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and Abarth 595 Competizione alongside 40 classic jewels

To this Italian pureblood are added other classic jewels such as a Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Touring Superleggera 3a Serie (1955), a Mercedes Benz 190 SL W121B II (1956) or a Porsche 2.7 Carrera Targa 1974, but also more current high-flying models, such as a Ferrari 488 Spider.

In addition, a collection of 12 classic motorcycles, a selection of Alfa Romeo spare parts and an exclusive Automobilia Ferrari collection will also be auctioned, including pieces such as the flat bottom of the Ferrari F1-2000 car driven by the seven-time champion Michael Schumacher or a 1: 5 scale model of the Ferrari F2003 GA.

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