Ferrari Daytona Spider
1972 Ferrari Daytona Spider, 1 of just 122 produced, finished in Nero. Recent full restoration and complete with Classiche Certification.
The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 or Daytona remains one of the most iconic cars ever to come from Maranello; at one time the fastest production car produced and one of the most competent Grand Tourers ever to wear the prancing horse.
The 365 GTB/4 was revealed at the 1968 Paris Salon, and was instantly different to the 275 series of V12s that preceded it. The Daytona became an icon of both speed and style; that curvaceous body combined with the 4.4-litre Colombo V12 pushing out around 350bhp and a top speed of 174 mph.
However, as special as the Daytona remained, Ferrari revealed the 365 GTS/4 or Spider variant at Frankfurt 1969, which was to instantly become one of the rarest and most famous Prancing Horses ever produced.
Not only did the shape of the Daytona lend itself perfectly to a soft-top variant, the fact that only 122 Spiders were produced (a fraction of the total Daytona production) has ensured that long term demand has always been incredibly strong.
In fact, the desirability for Daytona Spiders has seen a number of coupes be converted over the years, further enforcing the fact that these are undoubtedly the most sought after variant. As with the hard top, the majority of Spiders were sent to the US, where the open-air V12 thrills fitted perfectly with the market.
The Daytona Spider remains one of the most collectible Ferraris ever produced, and with such low numbers produced, will always be a fantastic investment opportunity, on top of being one of the finest V12s to own and drive.