Stunning Ferrari owned by superstar musician Eric Clapton goes up for sale at auction – it’s set to fetch massive money | The Sun

A STUNNING Ferrari owned by Eric Clapton has gone to auction and it's set to sell for a fortune.

The 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano was ordered new by Clapton and has covered just 25,490 miles since.

The 599, which has had other owners since the legendary guitarist, is up for auction with Collecting Cars.

The online auction finishes on Monday evening, but the bidding is already at nearly £70,000.

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Clapton specced the car in Nero Daytona black paint with optional Scuderia wing shields.

These are joined by black 20-inch alloy wheels over yellow brake callipers and huge carbon ceramic brakes.


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Inside, Eric went for a Castoro Light Brown leather-trimmed interior, featuring a contrasting black upper dashboard, and carbon fibre and silver trim inlays. 

Whoever wins the bidding will also get the car's private plate 'S999 GTB' which is worth decent money by itself.

The 599 GTB has a 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 612bhp and driving the rear wheels via a six-speed ‘F1 SuperFast’ automatic gearbox.

The car's most recent service cost a whopping £10,000 so you'll need deep pockets to run it as well as buy it.

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The advert reads: 'This Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is a generously specified example of the marque’s eminently capable grand tourer, offered with low mileage from new and supported by a strong main dealer and marque specialist maintenance history.

'Presented in impressive overall condition, with a powerful and harmonious V12 engine coupled to a swift-shifting F1 gearbox, and boasting interesting provenance having been first owned by Eric Clapton, it would make a stylish addition to any modern collection, and a refined yet thrilling weekend toy or continent-crossing road trip companion.'

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