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Ferrari 250 Europa GT Vignale

Chassis

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The Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale one-off chassis 0359GT.

Vehicle Overview

The Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale of 1954 stands as a remarkable testament to the intersection of automotive craftsmanship and aristocratic patronage. Commissioned by none other than Princess Liliane de Réthy, the second wife of King Leopold III of Belgium, this exquisite vehicle was destined for a life of regal splendor. Crafted upon chassis 0359GT by the skilled hands of Carrozzeria Vignale, the design prowess of Giovanni Michelotti imbued the coupé with an aura of timeless elegance. One of the defining features of this masterpiece was its expansive wrap-around windscreen, a design flourish distinguished by its negative-inclined A-pillars, a motif shared with the illustrious Chevrolet Corvette of the era. Dressed in a striking black and white two-tone paintjob, the Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale exuded a sense of understated luxury that captured the imagination of onlookers and enthusiasts alike. Its allure was further magnified by the strategic placement of the Turin coachbuilder’s advertisements, ensuring its widespread appeal and recognition within automotive circles. Symbolizing the culmination of a golden age of collaboration between Vignale and the Maranello-based Ferrari, this masterpiece marked the conclusion of an era. The fusion of Italian craftsmanship and royal patronage embodied in this singular creation served as a testament to the enduring legacy of automotive artistry. With each curve meticulously sculpted and every detail painstakingly executed, the Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale of 1954 stood as a paragon of automotive excellence, a symbol of prestige and refinement fit for royalty. As it glided through the streets, it left in its wake a trail of admiration and awe, a tangible reminder of the heights that could be achieved when passion and craftsmanship converged in perfect harmony.

ferrari 250 Europa Vignale

Technical Specifications

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  • Year
    1954
  • Make
    Ferrari
  • Model
    250 Europa GT
  • Coachbuilder
    Vignale
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    Giovanni Michelotti
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