212 Inter Vignale Coupe, sn 0267EU, 1953 (BBR)
The Ferrari 212 Series was produced between 1951 and 1953 and was powered by the Colombo V-12 power-plant. The cars were immediately successful in competition, with victories in both the Tour of Sicily and the Coppa Inter Europa. Perhaps the most important victory for the car was a win at the 1951 Carrera Panamericana with Luigi Chinetti and Piero Taruffi at the helm. They were followed by Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi giving Ferrari an impressive one-two finish.
The road going versions of the 212 were known as the Inters and were given odd number serial numbers. Even-number chassis were applied to competition cars, in keeping with common Ferrari practice. In total, there were eighty open and closed 212 Inters constructed, making it the most prolific model to house the original Colombo-designed V-12 engine. Since the 212s were given individually custom-bodies by various coachbuilders, each example is unique with detail differences from car-to-car.
This 212 Inter is chassis number 0267 EU and wears coachwork by Vignale. It was exhibited new at the 1953 Turin Motor Show, held in Parco Valentino. It was given air intakes below the headlamps and subtle fins on the rear wings.
Шасси 0267EU было впервые показано на Автошоу в Турине в 1953 году. В 2011-ом году машина была продана на аукциона RM's Amelia Island за 660.000 долларов. И это при том, что была необходима тотальная реставрация.
Не так давно (май 2015) машина засветилась на конкурсе красоты Villa d'Este уже в отреставрированном виде.