The black 599 is listed for about $118,200.

A Ferrari 599 that belonged to legendary guitarist Eric Clapton is now available to buy on used car website Auto Trader. The black supercar is listed at a car dealership in London, where it has become the second of Clapton's cars to go on the market of late.

According to Auto Trader, the music icon's Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera has already sold for a rumored £125,000 (about $164,300 at current exchange rates), but his other Italian supercar is not expected to fetch quite so much money. The 599 GTB Fiorano F1 model is listed with an asking price of £89,900 ($118,200).

Gallery: Ex-Eric Clapton 2008 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1

For that money, you get contrasting Nero Daytona Black paintwork paired with Castoro Light Brown interior, plus a Bose audio system. The whole car sits on 20-inch alloy wheels installed, while the famous Scuderia Ferrari shields adorn the front wings.

Under the hood, there's a 6-liter V12 engine with 612 horsepower, which allows it to get from a standstill to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 3.5 seconds. With that out of the way, the two-door coupe will stretch its legs all the way to a top speed of 205 mph.

The car is one of a number of Ferraris owned by Clapton, who is known for playing the iconic guitar riff in Derek and the Dominos’ Layla, as well as songs including Sunshine of Your Love and White Room. His other Ferraris have included the 612 Scaglietti and the 250 GT, as well as a Ferrari Enzo and his own one-of-a-kind SP12 EC, which was custom built for Clapton.

 

And after claiming to prefer the 612 to the 599, the guitarist nicknamed "Slowhand" appears to have parted ways with the big supercar. Former Top Gear presenter Rory Reid, who is now Auto Trader’s YouTube director, said the car was a prime example of the breed.

“The legend that is Eric Clapton is renowned for his classic car collection – after his music career of course – and it’s well known how much he loves his Ferraris,” said Reid. “He’s even made use of Ferrari’s secretive One-Off Programme in the past for a reported £3 million [nearly $4M], so you know he’s not messing around!

“This particular Ferrari 599 is stunning and so well-maintained. The fact it received Eric Clapton’s seal of approval before being sold on makes it that much more special. For a blues lover, who also has the money for it, this is a perfect buy on Auto Trader.”

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ERIC CLAPTON’S FERRARI FOR SALE ON AUTO TRADER

Eric Clapton’s Ferrari 599 is now for sale on Auto Trader
The legendary musician’s Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 could be yours for £89,900
For other celebrity cars, visit https://www.autotrader.co.uk/content/collections/celebrity-cars 
14th August 2020 – IT SEEMS legendary blues guitarist, Eric Clapton has been busy selling off his car collection recently, with not one but two of his cars recently making the rounds on Auto Trader, the UK’s largest digital marketplace for new and used cars.

His Lamborghini Superleggera has already been snapped up for a rumoured £125,000, whilst his Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 is still up for grabs on the site for £89,900 from car dealer, GVE London.

Since reaching superstardom, Eric Clapton, also known by his stage name ‘Slowhand”, has shown a fixation on supercars, with a particular penchant for Ferraris. It may be ironic that Slowhand loves cars that are so fast, but this hasn’t stopped the rocker from amassing a covetable collection.

He’s rumoured to have had more than ten Ferraris over the years, with many of them used as inspiration for his songs, and some even gifted to him by friend and fellow musician, The Beatles’ George Harrison.

The Ferrari 599 F1 is one of Clapton’s most desirable cars (although he has said in the past he prefers the 612 Scaglietti, an opinion many Ferrari enthusiasts would disagree with).

It has a beautiful contrasting Nero Daytona Black exterior on Castoror Light Brown interior with a BOSE HiFi System installed – all the better for rocking out to. The sleek Ferrari also has monolithic 20” allows, the renowned Scuderia Ferrari shields and a 6l V12 engine. It can go 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 205mph.

Auto Trader’s YouTube Director, Rory Reid says: “The legend that is Eric Clapton is renowned for his classic car collection – after his music career of course – and it’s well known how much he loves his Ferraris. He’s even made use of Ferrari’s secretive One-Off Programme in the past for a reported £3million, so you know he’s not messing around!

“This particular Ferrari 599 is stunning and so well-maintained. The fact it received Eric Clapton’s seal of approval before being sold on makes it that much more special. For a blues lover, who also has the money for it, this is a perfect buy on Auto Trader.”

For other celebrity cars, visit https://www.autotrader.co.uk/content/collections/celebrity-cars.