Washing More Than 30 Years of Dirt Off a Million-dollar Car

The Bizzarrini P538 was launched late in 1965 as a rear-engined race car by Scuderia Bizzarrini. There were up to 5 of these cars made in the whole world, which makes it a rare find, today. This car is presumed to be a car worth close to a million dollars, depending on its condition.

The Bizzarrini P538 - a million-dollar car
Washing More Than 30 Years of Dirt Off a Million-dollar Car

A Million-Dollar Barn Find

The car was a “barn find” for Ammo NYC who details and restores cars. A “barn find” is a term that is used for finding a vehicle that has been sitting for an extended period of time whether it be months, years, or decades. They can be stored in a barn, field, or warehouses.

Ammo NYC is a company based out of New York that focuses on detailing and detailing products. They have a YouTube page where they often post videos of their detailing projects for their millions of subscribers. The videos typically range from large detailing jobs, car-care tips, and more.

One of Ammo NYC’s latest projects was taking viewers into a secret collection to detail a million-dollar Bizzarrini P538 that has been sitting for more than 30 years. In the building itself, there are hundreds of jaw-dropping vehicles. The building is only one of three for the owner who wished to remain anonymous. From American muscle cars to race cars and even classic Italian exotics.

The Detailing and Restoration Process

Larry Kosilla is the proprietor who takes us through the detailing process of the million-dollar Bizzarrini. Throughout the job, Kosilla gave out tips on how to thoroughly detail the vehicle while still protecting its delicate features.

The Bizzarrini P538 Restoration Process
Washing More Than 30 Years of Dirt Off a Million-dollar Car

The Bizzarini had not been moved or maintained in 32 years, which left a large amount of dust and dirt on it. Kosilla used numerous professional-grade techniques to bring the vehicle back to life and ready to be auctioned or sold by the owner.