1957 Ferrari 250 GT

Ellena

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Mileage 
    73 338 km / 45 571 mi
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    0807GT
  • Engine number 
    3.0 Litre 12-Cylinde
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Maroon
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Tan Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

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1957 Ferrari 250 GT Ellena

S/N 0807GT
Engine No. 0807GT

Maroon with Tan Leather

The early Ferrari road cars were produced in very small numbers but by 1955 a publicity brochure described a new model as “the first series-produced vehicle benefiting from the experiences of the race track”. The new model that this brochure described was the second series of Ferrari 250 GTs, which became known as the 250 GT Boano Coupe and 250 GT Ellena Coupe.

At the 1956 Geneva Auto Show, Pininfarina presented a prototype Ferrari 250GT coupe, while Mario Boano displayed a 250GT cabriolet prototype. The production coupe was built by Boano, although to Pininfarina's design. When Boano left his company in 1957 to work for Fiat, a revised version of the coupe was introduced by his son-in-law, Ezio Ellena. The Boano/Ellena cars had a wheelbase of 102 inches,

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