Year of manufacture1963
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourRed
Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Saturday 8th August 2009
Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 7th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Telephone number from 6 - 8 August: +49 (0) 2691 932 62 90
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 4749GT
Initially conceived as a Gran Turismo, Ferrari‘s 250 soon diverged into two paths, the GT coupes and cabriolets and the lightweight competition Berlinetta’s. The Berlinetta’s designed by Pininfarina and built in small numbers by Scaglietti were the ultimate dual-purpose cars, competitive at Le Mans but often driven to races. Nowhere were the 250 Berlinetta’s more at home than on the Tour de France, the legendary marathon where performance, reliability and adaptability made the marque a consistent winner.
With Ferrari‘s GT cars claiming successes on race tracks and in road races around the world in the mid 1950s, the market for the company‘s road cars was becoming strong