Luigi Chinetti was famously the original American distributor of Ferrari automobiles and honcho of the company's North American Racing Team. In the late 1960s and early '70s Chinetti was worried about impending emissions regulations possibly strangling his Ferrari business, so he turned around a front-drive Eldorado powertrain and stuffed it in the back of a four-seat coupe designed by his son, Luigi, Jr. and had Zagato whip up an example. The result was somewhat horrifying, and despite the fact that it's a one-of-one vehicle comissioned by a legend in the realm of motoring and constructed by a fabled coachbuilder, it's still, shall we say charitably, two-bag ugly. No wonder it sold for tuppence ha'penny (read: $52,500) at the RM auction in Monterey.
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