Wheels (Australia) - - In Gear -

Lu­cien Bianchi – great-un­cle of the late Jules – was in the news this June when a 1963 Fer­rari 250 GTO was pri­vately bought for a record US$70 mil­lion, by US au­to­mo­tive floor­mats baron, David Mac­neil. Ac­claimed as the most orig­i­nal of the 36 250 GTOS built, chas­sis 4153 GT was driven by Bianchi to vic­tory in the 1964 Tour de France Au­to­mo­bile (a race he won three times). In Au­gust, an­other 250 GTO sold at Peb­ble Beach for an auc­tion­record US$48.4M.

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