Supercar road trips don't get much better than this.
It's not every day you see a Bugatti Veyron blasting down a public highway - let alone one that's tailing a Ferrari 250 GTO, one of the most beautiful and valuable cars on earth. But that's exactly what we're being treated to this epic eight-minute video posted by YouTube channel TheTFJJ showing off two of the most influential supercars from their respective generations. This is what driving heaven must look like. Only 36 examples of the 250 GTO exist in the world, so seeing one unleashed onto the public road is a very special and rare treat.
Initially, the video starts with the Veyron and 250 GTO cruising on city streets in the UK where they must have attracted a lot of attention, before joining a highway to see what they can really do.
The Veyron makes a few brief appearances in the video, but it's the Ferrari 250 GTO that steals the spotlight, and rightly so.
Later in the video, the camera switches to an onboard view of the 250 GTO getting a workout on country roads, allowing us to hear its glorious Colombo 3.0-liter V12 sing its lungs out. This is what Ferrari's recent C'etait Rendezvous remake should have been. When it was new, this V12 unit generated 300 horsepower, enabling the 250 GTO to hit a top speed of 174 mph. There's no narration to distract us from the 250 GTO's spine-tingling soundtrack either, and we're not complaining. Do yourself a favor and turn the volume up.
In case you're wondering, this is a real Ferrari 250 GTO, not a replica. TheTFJJ claims this is the first 250 GTO to ever go racing and the second one ever built, making it an important piece of automotive history. Finished in Blu Genziana, the car has been restored to its original racing specification by renowned Ferrari specialist Joe Macari.
This particular 250 GTO was listed for sale for $55 million back in 2016. That doesn't make it the most expensive Ferrari 250 GTO ever, however - that accolade belongs to another example that was privately sold for a record-breaking $80 million in 2018. In the same year, yet another example was sold for $48 million, making it the most expensive car ever sold at auction.