A Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe by Ghia from 1952 that was owned by Juan Domingo Peron will be auctioned on January 18 for RM Sothesby's in an auction to be held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona (United States).
This vehicle, which was presented at the 1952 Paris Motor Show, was manufactured in Maranello, while its bodywork was made by Ghia in Turin. Its engine is a 12-liter V2.6 with a power of 150 horsepower.
The car was acquired by Perón while he was serving his second term as Argentine president and had it until 1973. Then it was acquired by the Argentine collector Conrado Tennino, who kept it in the country until 1987.
Later, it had owners in the United States, Switzerland and Germany, where it underwent a total restoration that included a color change by painting it yellow and black. Its last owner was the Yankee Lee Herrington, a fan of the cars produced by the Prancing Horse brand.
Perón's Ferrari, which even received recognition at the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, it could fetch a price of between one and a half million and two million dollars, according to specialists at RM Sothesby's.