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  Ferrari 500 Mondial Pinin Farina Spyder

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1954
Numbers built:12
Designed by:Pinin Farina
Successor:Ferrari 500 Mondial Scaglietti Spyder
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 21, 2015
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Chassis 0408MD Completed in March of 1954, this was one of the first 500 Mondials built. It was sold to Swedish privateer racer Valdemar Stener, who campaigned it in Scandinavia for the better part of two seasons. In 1955, he set a new Swedish speed record for cars with an engine between 1>>>

Chassis 0410MD Although completed early in 1954, this Pinin Farina bodied 500 Mondial was not raced until the following season. It was eventually used once or twice by Italian privateer racer Gino Casarotto. He last raced the car at the 1956 Mille Miglia, where he had to retire before reac>>>

Chassis 0418MD Originally retained by Ferrari, this car was a works entry for the 1954 Mille Miglia, where it placed 15th overall. In July of that year, it was sold to its first private owner, who only gave the car limited outings. In 1955, it was sold to Venezuela, where it was raced with>>>

Chassis 0438MD Finished in a deep blue, this Pinin Farina bodied 500 Mondial was sold new to Porfirio Rubirosa, the legendary playboy from the Dominican Republic. Accompanied by Zsa Zsa Gabor, he raced his recently acquired Ferrari at Santa Barbara in September of 1954, finishing second in>>>

Chassis 0448MD Completed in the fall of 1954, this Pinin Farina bodied 500 Mondial was sold new to American privateer team owner Tony Paravano. It debuted with a class victory by Bob Drake at Willow Springs in February of 1955. It was also raced by Bruce Kessler and Pat O'Conner for Parrav>>>

Chassis 0458MD One of the very last 500 Mondials fitted with the Pinin Farina Spider bodywork, this example was sold new to an Italian privateer racer. He unsuccessfully raced the car in the 1954 Tour de France before selling it on to a fellow Italian in 1955. Acquired by Jean Guichet in 1>>>

  Article Image gallery (104) Chassis (6) Specifications