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Twelve classic Ferraris worth over £15million are up for sale – and amazingly they all have low mileage.

The stylish supercars are from a massive private collection going under the hammer at the same time – with one of the Italian red machines having covered just 15 miles.

The flash motors are among 46 cars being sold at auction next month.

Nearly half of them – 21 – are classic and modern Ferrari models dating back to the 1950s.

The centrepiece of the collection – being sold without reserve – is the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti.

It is tipped to sell for up to £7.5million and has just 3,700 miles on the clock.


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It was number 62 of just 165 ever made and featured in the 1968 film The Love Bug.

The 1956 Ferrari 500 TR Spider by Scaglietti is expected to be bought for about £3.9million.

It came fourth in the 1957 Helsinki Grand Prix, and was only the third of 17 of the models built.

The cars are being sold by a Swedish owner.

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He is also selling other cars, old and new, including a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing and a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster.

A 2019 Bugatti Chiron is also going under the hammer.

They are being sold by RM Sotheby’s at Villa Erba, Italy on 20 May.

A spokesperson said: “RM Sotheby’s is delighted to announce the astonishing Aurora Collection, which spans a remarkable 68 years of automotive history and encompasses a truly remarkable selection of significant Ferraris.

“The collection has largely been hidden from the public eye in Sweden and has never been displayed nor shown at any concours event and is therefore an exciting opportunity for any serious collector.

“Many examples boast exceptional histories and low mileage, making them rare finds in the marketplace.

“The entire collection is offered without reserve.”

Anders Bilidt, Car Specialist, Scandinavia for RM Sotheby’s, said: “This is arguably one of the finest single-owner collections in Europe to come to the public market and reaffirms RM Sotheby’s reputation as the pre-eminent auction house for selling high-value single-owner collections.

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