A selection of images from the show in Pasadena, California.
Two Ferrari 512BBs at Cars and Coffee. Neither popped its lights for us, but the red one gave us a look behind the curtain.
|Cue the Imperial March|
In March 1978, I discovered the Ferrari 512 BB. Evidently, it was a federalized gray market car and not part of the US offerings at the time. I was instantly in love, and that car became my holy grail. You never forget your first, and I wanted to see this one in the flesh.
I found one in 2007, at the Barrett-Jackson auction. It was behind ropes. No access. As much sport in the hunt as bringing a shotgun to the zoo to hunt lions. No sport. No challenge. And Dick Cheney will likely shoot you in the face.
I thought I found one in the wild a couple years ago It was fake. This time, it’s real.
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