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This 'barn-find' is the only street-legal alloy Ferrari 365 GTB/4 on the planet

Discovered in Japan after being stored away for close to 40 years.
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Ferrari Alloy 365 GTB/4

There are barn finds and then there's this: a one-of-a-kind alloy Ferrari 365 GTB/4, an automotive unicorn that has been hidden away for almost 40 years.

In total, over 1,200 365 GTB/4 Daytonas were produced in the early '70s/late 60s and just five of those were lightweight alloy-constructed race cars. Alongside those cars, Ferrari built just one street-legal version back in 1969. 

Chassis no. 12653, finished in a beautiful Rosso Chiaro with a black Nero leather interior, began its life with three owners in Italy until it was imported to Japan in the summer of 1971. 

The car eventually ended up in the hands of Makoto Takai, who hid the car and after several attempts to purchase the car over the years, the Daytona is finally going up for sale without reserve at the Leggenda e Passione auction in Maranello, Italy this September. 

The car has over 22,000 miles on the odometer and will be sold in its 'barn-find' condition complete with matching-numbers engine and transasxle, matching Scaglietti body numbers, and even the original spare tire, which has been unused. 

€1.400.000 - €1.700.000 (approx $1.6-$2 million),

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