This Pinin Farina bodied Ferrari is the very last 166MM ever built. Between 1948 and 1950 only 30 166MMs were constructed of which 25 were fitted with a Barchetta body by Touring. #0346 is the only one with a Berlinetta body by Pinin Farina.
After its racing career it was abandoned in a backyard in Georgia with small trees growing in and around it. Somewhere in the eighties a 250 GT engine was installed, but luckily in 1999 the original engine was retreived and reinstalled.
In 2002, DK Engineering in England started a thorough restoration and painted it in the original colors. The car now resides in a Dutch collection.
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