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Why This Unrestored 1955 Ferrari Could Fetch a Bonkers $2.6 Million at Auction

The allure of unrestored cars has grown over the past couple of decades, with “survivor” vehicles now featured in their own classes at the most prestigious concours events worldwide. The most coveted of these survivors are so-called barn finds—cars sequestered in a dusty garage, shuttered warehouse or even a chicken coup, only to be disinterred decades later. Visions of Howard Carter opening King Tut’s tomb come to mind, and these modern-day automotive discoveries reveal their own amazing secrets.

This 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT, offered by Gooding & Company, is an exciting example of a car likely to be worth as much or more in its original condition than if it were a pristine, restored example. That this Prancing Horse has been in a state of suspended animation for 55 years makes it a precious research tool for collectors, historians and restorers. Gooding & Company estimates it will bring

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140-Car Collection Heading To Auction This Fall In KS

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This massive collection was curated and owned by the late inventor of the Moon-Walk bounce house!

Bob Regehr made a name for himself by inventing the Moon-Walk bounce house, but automotive enthusiasts might recognize his name due to the massive classic car collection he amassed over the years. At one point, his collection surpassed 200 vehicles, but by the time of his death last September, this number sat at around 140.

On October 24, 2020, all of these vehicles will be auctioned off at the Kansas State Fairgrounds marking the first time many of these cars have been seen by the public in decades.

Image Credit: VanDerBrink Auctions

According to a report from KWCH, Regehr has been collecting cars since he was 14 years old, and as you can see in the photo above, one of his favorites was the ’32

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