The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was built to go racing from day one. Just 39 units of the gorgeous aluminum-bodied 250 GTO were built as homologation specials which then allowed Ferrari to enter the FIA Group 3 Touring Car Championship.
Today, these cars are highly sought after and can easily cost upwards of $35 million. Since, legendary cars like these are rarely put on sale, it is hard to find one even if you have deep pockets.
Rod Tempero works out of his farm in Oamaru, New Zealand. Rod is known worldwide for his expertise in building replicas of classic sports cars. If you wish to own anything close to a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, then Rod Tempero is your guy. This chap is more of artist than a car builder.
He, along with his two companions builds replicas of highly expensive classic cars in his shed in NZ. In the film, you see him building a 250 GTO from scratch. Every piece of metal is hand crafted in the exact same way an original 250 GTO would’ve been built at Maranello. Rod is a genius.
A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO built for Sir Sterling Moss may be the most expensive car ever sold at $35,115,000, but this accurate replica by Rod Tempero is just priceless.