Chris Evans splashes a cool £12 million on Ferrari car

Chris Evans has splashed out on a new car..a cool £12 million ($17 million) on a vintage Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder! It is now the most expensive car bought in Britain.


The 44-year-old Radio 2 DJ, who is known for his admiration of expensive sports cars, sold three Ferraris from his collection to pay for the 1963 model. The car cost £6,000 when it was first sold 47 years ago.

Chris Evans is a huge Ferrari fan and owns a fleet of classic and new models, most of which are white. The list includes a 250GT SWB, a 250 GT Lusso, a 275 GTB quad cam, a 288 GTO, a 308GTS, an F40, a 246 Dino, a 599 GTB, and a new California.

 Chris Evans famously paid £5.5 million for a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder which used to be owned by Hollywood actor James Coburn.

Only 36 of the 174mph top speed racing cars were made. The car has five manual gears and does zero to 60 in 6.1 seconds.