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This Ferrari 250 GT ‘Speciale’ was designed by Bertone, for Bertone

A truly one-off coachbuilt Ferrari grand tourer, this 250 GT SWB ‘Speciale’ was commissioned by Nuccio Bertone for his personal use, and designed by his young star designer, Giugiaro…

The connoisseur’s choice

Taking clear inspiration from the 1960s shark-nosed Ferrari racers, the 156 F1 and the 330 TRI LM, this Bertone-bodied Ferrari 250 GT SWB made its debut at the 1962 Geneva Motor Show. An undeniably beautiful car, its body was radically different from that of Pininfarina’s on the standard SWB, as was the burgundy leather interior, which was far more luxurious. One of the most sought-after coachbuilt Ferraris, the car has resided in Lorenzo Zambrano’s famous collection for the last 35 years. Now Classic Driver dealer Talacrest is offering it for sale, complete with Classiche certification and matching numbers. In terms of criteria for the discerning Ferrari collector, this car ticks all the boxes. 

Photos: Talacrest

You can find this Ferrari 250 GT ‘Speciale’ listed for sale in the Classic Driver Market, as well as many other 1960s Ferraris