The new Berlinetta SWB is revealed to the public at the Paris Motor Show in October 1959. Its body designed by Pinin Farina was defined for several months, but the Italian brand could not wait ! Between April and September 1959, seven SWB chassis were fitted with a bodywork based on the new design.
The most visible difference in the interim berlinetta compared to the TdF is the shortening of the rear part of the side window. The adjustments of dimensions were made by Scaglietti.
The fifth interim SWB is coachworked by Scaglietti in alloy in the Competizione configuration. It finished third in the 1959 Tour de France. Its restoration was completed in 2014 to the highest current standards of quality approved by Ferrari Classiche and it started a new career as a star in the Concours d'Elegance.
This interesting and beautiful transitional Ferrari is estimated $ 9M, for sale by Bonhams at Quail Lodge (Carmel) on August 14, lot 56.
I invite you to watch the video shared by Bonhams.