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Ferrari Daytona Shooting Brake
It’s either a crime of passion or a passionate work of automotive art — it depends of course on your perspective.
But whichever way you look at it this re-imagining of a Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona as a sleek shooting brake is something special.
Built in 1975 by Surrey based imagineers Panther Westwinds, (the people responsible for the six wheeled Panther 6), there is luscious wood panelling and an acreage of light tan hide to go with the extended rear end.
And despite its relatively unusual provenance Bonhams raised a princely US$300,000 for the car at their Dubai auction last year.
We would personally of course, have an unmolested Daytona. But if we were wealthy gentlemen of outdoor pursuits there couldn’t be a better buy.
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