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Felon's Ferrari fixed


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Back in 2006, Bo Stefan Eriksson, who ran failed gaming console trade Gizmondo and even raced within the 24 Hours of Le Mans, famously crashed a Ferrari Enzo on a stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway after losing control of The Auto in a drag race with the driving force of a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. The Enzo, a 2004 model, was cut up in two and its engine and far of its rear part flung throughout the street.

Incredibly, The Auto wasn’t a whole write-off as any person restored it and is now selling it at an RM Auctions event arising in Paris. Coping With the repair used to be Ferrari Technical Help Carrier, which ended up making just a few mods for whoever commissioned the repair.

For starters, the repaired car was once painted black and had its seats trimmed in crimson. The Auto initially left the manufacturing facility in January of 2004 with Ferrari’s signature Rosso Corsa pink paint on its exterior and black leather on the seats. Different non-standard objects embody an infotainment device combining satellite tv for pc navigation, a Bose stereo device and a reversing digital camera.

In Keeping With the checklist, The Auto, which bears chassis #135564, has been licensed via the Ferrari Classiche Basic car department and springs with simply over 1,500 miles on the odometer. bidders could also be greatly surprised to know that even a modified, up to now wrecked Enzo like this has an Auction estimate of between $1.6 million and $2.2 million.

It’s now not clear what happened to Eriksson. The ultimate we heard, he obtained a 3-12 months prison term after pleading no contest in 2006 to embezzling two supercars (one in all which used to be this Enzo) and being a felon in possession of a firearm (he in the past served time in his native Sweden for Different crimes). He additionally pleaded no contest to being inebriated on the time of his Enzo crash.

The Public Sale will happen on February 3, 2016.



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