Eddie Van Halen’s Custom 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello for Sale



a close up of a car: The late guitarist's Ferrari, equipped with racing seats, a roll cage, and custom wheels, is up for auction starting November 25 with a $200,000 reserve.


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The late guitarist’s Ferrari, equipped with racing seats, a roll cage, and custom wheels, is up for auction starting November 25 with a $200,000 reserve.

  • The late guitarist Eddie Van Halen’s custom six-speed manual 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello is going up for auction tomorrow on the auction site Gotta Have Rock and Roll.
  • It’s powered by a 5.5-liter V-12 that produces 479 horsepower; a Maranello launched to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds during our testing.
  • Van Halen’s example is included with the original registration and is set at a $200,000 reserve.

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who passed away in October at the age of 65 from lung cancer, was an avid car collector who owned a Lamborghini Miura, a Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and two Audi R8s, a V-8 and a V-10. He also owned this custom, six-speed manual

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Sbarro—a different company than the Pizza chain we’re both thinking of right now—is a Swiss tuner firm founded in 1971 that’s been churning out wild creations like this one for decades. Underneath the Super Eight’s bespoke fiberglass body sits the chassis and drivetrain from a Ferrari 308. That means a 3.0-liter naturally aspirated V-8 sending power to the rear wheels via a five-speed dog-leg manual transmission. Most of the interior components have been transferred over as well, including the switchgear, gauge cluster, and

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The car is a 1952 Ferrari 340 America, of which just 24 were built. This one bears chassis number 0202A and sports a body by Italian coachbuilder Vignale. It also raced at the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing fifth overall thanks to the efforts of Andre Simon and Lucien Vincent.

After it was done racing, the car made its way to the United States via importer Luigi Chinetti. It eventually ended up with an owner in Texas who, around the late 1950s, replaced its original 4.1-liter V-12 with a Chevrolet V-8.

1952 Ferrari 340 America chassis no. 0202A - Photo credit: Mecum

1952 Ferrari 340 America chassis no. 0202A – Photo credit: Mecum

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