1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT

Ex-Giotto Bizzarrini Competitzione Berlinetta

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: UK registered Chassis Number: IA3-0332
Giotto Bizzarini‘s name is a well-known and greatly respected one in Italian sports car history. By the time of his 26th birthday he had already worked as a designer for Alfa Romeo, before progressing to Ferrari where he had been Project Director for the immortal 250 GTO. In 1962 he set up his own firm, Prototipi Bizzarini Srl, in Livorno, where as the name implies he concentrated upon freelance prototype design work. One of the fruits of this business was his involvement with Ferruccio Lamborghini‘s new company, where he led the team that created the first Lamborghini power plant, the V-12, 4 cam engine that was to be the mainstay of the marque‘s success, through the 350GT and 400GT to the great Miura and on.
Like many a great designer working within set guidelines and limits, though, Bizzarini was impatient to put his signat