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 |  May 25 2012, 4:32 PM

Eric Clapton loves Ferraris. The guitar playing legend has owned quite a few of the Italian sports cars over the years, and his newest purchase from the company is a completely bespoke model, built to fit Clapton’s specifications. 

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 |  Mar 23 2011, 11:30 AM

Famed auction house Bonhams will offer up a Ferrari driven by Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button, but the car for sale isn’t one of the contemporary mega-buck supercars, but a more archaic model that has never attracted much fanfare from the Ferraristi.

Button’s ride, a 1978 Ferrari 512BB, is a model known mostly to enthusiasts, and pre-dates the iconic Testarossa and was never sold officially in North America. While Button purchased the car with 49,100 miles on the clock, he only drove the car a further 155 miles, lending credence to his claim that “my F1 commitments will not enable me to enjoy the car to its fullest.”

Bonhams claims that the car has had $154,000 worth of mechanical work throughout its lifetime – pretty big numbers for a car that’s only expected to sell for $179,000.

[Source: New York Times]