1958 1958 Ferrari 250 GT - Ellena

Ellena

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    0817GT
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Red/Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Ferrari - Leggenda e Passione

May 18, 2008

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for 70 euros. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Ferrari S.p.A.
Circuito di Fiorano
41042 Fiorano
Maranello, Italia

240bhp 2,953cc aluminium block and head, single overhead camshaft V-12 engine with three Weber 36DCF carburettors, four-speed gearbox, independent front suspension with A-arms, coil springs and Houdaille shocks, live axle, semi-elliptical springs and Houdaille shocks rear suspension, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 2,600mm. (102.4in.)

Initially, Ferrari constructed only racing cars but by 1950 they began to produce exclusive road-going coupés and convertibles, in part to fund the racing effort. The cars were mostly bodied by Vignale, Ghia