Apparently, this particular GTO was formerly owned by none other than former F1 driver Eddie - Irv the swerve - Irvine, and has 43,000 original kms on the clock.
Ferrari only built 272 production GTO's. It was built to compete in the new Group B Circuit Race series and a minimum of 200 production cars were required for FIA homologation. Due to lackluster participation caused by these regulations, the Group B Circuit series never took off. As a result, the GTO never raced and all 272 cars built remained purely road cars.
When produced, all 272 came in one color, red, except one. Allegedly,there was one that left the factory in Modena painted black. If true, that particular GTO would be worth way more money because of it's rarity. One of one in Ferrari speak translates to big $$$$$.
Ferrari had ended production of the car, but Niki Lauda pulled some strings, and Enzo Ferrari had one extra and last one built for him. Wikipedia claims that it was gifted to him, but that's bullshit. They got it wrong. Lauda did indeed receive the last production GTO, but he had to pay for it.
Moreover, because of the inherent dangers of Group B rallying - the cars were wickedly fast - and the deaths on May 2, 1986, of Henri Toivonen, and his co-driver Sergio Cresto, while driving a Lancia Delta S4 during the Tour de Corse Rallye de France, Group B was banned by the FIA, and it all ended.
Toivonen and his co-driver died here aged 29, having competed in 40 world rallies, with three wins, nine podium places, and 185 stage wins to his name. Lancia team boss, Cesare Fiorio, later claimed that he was the only driver that could really control the Delta S4.
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