Photo of the Day: Lost Ferrari

Lost Ferrari

The car is a 1950 Ferrari 166MM Barchetta. According to Michael T. Lynch, a Monterey automotive historian who specializes in Ferraris, only 25 of these cars with the 2-liter V12 motors were built. Most of them still exist. “This was the car that made Ferrari,” Lynch said recently. “It was the car that really gave a face to Ferrari. It was absolutely timeless from the day it was made.” When the car was produced, Ferrari had only been in business three years and yet this car, Lynch said, “has a lot of styling cues that are still there today, such as the egg crate grill.” … read more.