1979  Ferrari  308GT Berlinetta  Chassis no. 29143
Lot 543
1979 Ferrari 308 GTB Chassis no. 29143 Engine no. F106A 02101370
€40,000 - 60,000
US$ 54,000 - 81,000
Lot Details
1979 Ferrari 308 GTB
Coachwork by Pininfarina

Chassis no. 29143
Engine no. F106A 02101370
Introduite en 1975, la très belle 308 GTB, deuxième routière à moteur V8 de Ferrari, marqua le retour au style Pininfarina après la 308 GT4 de Bertone.

Sous écusson Ferrari et non plus Dino, la 308 GTB était peu différente sur le plan mécanique à l'exception d'une réduction de l'empattement et du poids en conservant les organes de sa devancière dont son moteur 3 litres à 4 ACT et carter sec monté transversalement. Ce superbe moteur donnait 255 ch, puissance suffisante pour propulser la 308 GTB à plus de 250 km/h. Voiture gratifiante pour son pilote et un délice pour un Ferrariste, la 308 GTB et ses dérivées connurent un énorme succès commercial pour Maranello avec plus de 12,000 ventes.

Ex-Carrosserie Lecoq, cette 308 GTB a été acquise par le propriétaire actuel en 2005 et a participé au Rallye de Paris et à diverses manifestations Ferrari. La voiture a bénéficié de remises en état périodiques par des spécialistes comme Pozzi et Dino Sport, les factures du dossier concernant divers travaux et entretiens s'élevant à environ 30,000 euros. Les plus récentes interventions concernent un entretien complet (juillet 2012) avec changement des courroies, rénovation des systèmes d'air conditionné et de l'allumage et conversion du moteur au carburant sans plomb. Peinture noir conforme à l'origine avec intérieur cuir naturel, ce dernier refait par Caribex en 2007, la voiture qui affiche au total 67,700 km au compteur est décrite comme étant en excellent état général. Elle est accompagnée de son dossier de factures et de sa carte grise française.

1979 Ferrari 308GT Berlinetta
Coachwork by Pininfarina
Chassis no. 29143

Introduced in 1975, the stunningly beautiful 308GTB, Ferrari's second V8-engined road car, marked a return to Pininfarina styling following the Bertone-designed 308GT4.

Badged as a Ferrari rather than a Dino, the 308GTB had changed little mechanically apart from a reduction in both wheelbase and weight, retaining its predecessor's underpinnings and transversely mounted 3.0-litre quad-cam engine that now featured dry-sump lubrication. This superbly engineered power unit produced 255bhp, an output good enough to propel the 308GTB to over 250km/h. An exhilarating driver's car and a Ferrari purist's delight, the 308GTB and its derivatives proved a huge commercial success for Maranello with over 12,000 sold.

Ex-Carrosserie Lecoq, this 308GTB was purchased by the current enthusiast owner in 2005 and has participated in the Rallye de Paris and various Ferrari gatherings. The car has benefited from periodic renovation at the hands of specialists such as Pozzi and Dino Sport, there being invoices on file for various works and routine maintenance totalling some €30,000. Recent works include a major service (in July 2012) when the cam belts were changed; the air conditioning and ignition systems serviced; and the engine converted to accept unleaded fuel. Finished in black with tan leather interior, the latter re-trimmed by Caribex in 2007, the car currently displays a total of 67,700 kilometres on the odometer and is described as in excellent condition. It is offered with the aforementioned invoices and French Carte Grise.
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