On Auction: 1990 Ferrari 641/2 F1

The Ferrari 641/2 plays a defining role in the evolutino of the Ferrari Formula 1 racing cars. Its sleek and lustrous silhouette was crafted by prominent F1 designer, John Barnard. The Museum of Modern Art recently recognized its level of artistic and cultural significance by exhibiting the Ferrari as a prominent lobby display. Notably, this 641/2 was driven by legendary British F1 driver and Formula One World Champion, "Il Leone" Nigel Mansell. Most importantly, Mansell and the 641/2 raced to victory in the 1990 Portuguese Grand Prix, finishing over two seconds ahead of the competition. This sculptural racing machine is equipped with the evolutionary sequential gearbox and celebrated Ferrari V-12 racing powerplant, which lead the industry in innovation and optimal performance. It is expected to sell for $800,000 - 1,100,000 when it goes to auction Jan. 16 - 17, 2014. Price: $TBD