RM Auctions annual Battersea sale returns to Central London, England on 26th of October, 2011. There will be many interesting vehicles like : a Ferrari-certified 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast, s/n 6659 SF, one of only eight Superfasts built in right-hand drive (Est. £580 000 - £650 000); a long-nose 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy Berlinetta (Est. £640 000 - £700 000); a unique 1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, s/n 99788, the one and only four-door Ferrari ever built (Est. £480 000 - £550 000); and, an excellent 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, s/n 5167 GT, offered for the first time in over two decades (Est. £400 000 - £480 000). Also set to cross the podium, a highly-equipped, custom 2001 Iveco Domino HDH Orlandi Scuderia Ferrari F1 Driver's Coach, used by the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team during the Schumacher / Barrichello years (Est. £200 000 - £300 000, offered without reserve).

In particular, the 1980 Pinin Prototipo, which is built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pininfarina. The car is powered by a 5.0 liter V12 with 360BHP (268 kW). It also features a tan leather interior and a rear seat entertainment system with a second radio and headphones. Really, a very special car, especially for the begging of 80's.

Other notable blue-chip sale entries include:

  • 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV, featuring factory-fitted air conditioning and a limited slip differential (Est. £750 000 - £900 000);
  • 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT, one of 75 GT examples built (Est. £780 000 - £880 000);
  • 1930 Bugatti T46 "Petit Royale", one of the most elegant closed T46s in existence (Est. £450 000 - £550 000);
  • 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing (£475 000 - £575 000);
  • 2005 Pagani Zonda C12 7.3 S Roadster (Est. £425 000 - £475 000);
  • 1913 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Open Tourer "London to Edinburgh", delivered new to the Maharaja of Patiala (Est. £380 000 - £500 000);
  • 1907 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Limousine, chassis number 547 (Est. £310 000 - £440 000); and,
  • 1938 Jaguar SS 100 3 ½ Litre Roadster, formerly owned for over 40 years by the family of American antiques experts, authors and television hosts, Leigh and Leslie Keno (Est. £325 000 - £425 000)

1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo

1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 1 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 2 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 3 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 4 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 5 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 6 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 7 of 17
1980 Ferrari Pinin Prototipo, 8 of 17

Source: RM Auctions