Image via Talacrest
A Ferrari driven by Cameron Diaz in her 2003 film Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle has become one of world's most expensive cars as it goes on sale for $5 million (approx Rs 28.5 crore).
The 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, put on the market by Ascot-based Talacrest, is one of the finest collaborations in engineering history - with Enzo Ferrari enlisting Pininfarina to design the model and Scaglietti to build it.
As a result of its looks and performance the car now commands a staggering price tag. For the same price, you could buy an eight-bedroom country home in Kent, 28 Ferrari 458s or a used Learjet.
However, with the value of classic Ferraris skyrocketing, this model could even be a savvy buy for super car fans.
The 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder
This particular model, which is number 53 of 55 built, has starred in a number of films.
When it left the factory in 1963, the car was grey but it was later re-sprayed red and it has now been restored to its original colour.
Lurking beneath the jaw-dropping exterior is a 3-litre V12 engine which develops 280bhp - a considerable amount for a car which turns 50 next year. Built in 1963, the Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder is regarded as one of the most beautiful cars ever built.
With this power the Ferrari, which uses a four-speed gearbox, has a 0-60mph time of eight seconds and a top speed of 149mph.
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"The car underwent a full nut and bolt restoration three years ago which took two years to complete," the Daily Mail quoted John Collins, who runs Talacrest, as saying.
"I've only had the model up for sale for a week and I've already had plenty of interest from around the world. It is one of the most beautiful open-top Ferraris ever built and one of the most desirable sports cars anywhere in the world," he said.
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