Dylan Miles

Key Features

    • Ordered by H.R.Owen on January 5th 1973 as a Berlinetta to be finished in Marrone Metallizzato coachwork and beige VM846 hide to R.H.D UK specification with air conditioning.
    • Imported by Maranello Concessionaires in July 1973 and first registered on 29th August of that year to Anton Von Kassel of Charles St, Mayfair W1. Subsequent owners include Baruch Saphonsky who owned the car until June 1979 when it was sold to R.M.Oliver of Godalming Surrey with 21,288 miles. Mr Oliver retained the car until June 1983 when ownership passed to John Gordon of Salisbury with 24,000 miles.
    • Over a two-year period 1987-89 this Daytona was restored by Ferrari main agent Graypaul and converted to Spyder configuration, the project included a full engine rebuild, the total cost of all works totalling circa £50,000 with photos and invoices documenting the process within the historical file.
    • In October 1997 the Daytona was sold by Maranello Sales Ltd to noted British car collector Andrew Pisker before it was acquired by another well known British collector, James Lindsay. In 2011 further restoration work commenced and the car was re-painted in Grigio and the interior re-trimmed by highly regarded O’Rourke coachtrimmers with a complete new interior and hood in turquoise Connolly hide.
    • Acquired by the vendor in 2013, the Daytona has been used sparingly by him including a memorable and trouble-free run to Le Mans Classic with friends. Maintained by marque specialists SMDG and more recently with Bob Houghton where it has just returned from a major service and tune in March 2018 at a cost of £7000.
    Offered today in excellent condition throughout, freshly serviced and driving extremely well with upgraded braking system, power steering, Tracker, Immobiliser and upgraded hi-fi. Historical file contains copies of the original Maranello order forms from 1973, service records from 1979 and a number of previous MoT certificates. Supplied with books and tools, this excellent Daytona Spyder conversion is ready for enjoyable summer touring and is the perfect car to participate in this years celebrations of 50th anniversary of the Daytona.


Available — £595,000



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