1961 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grigio Argento
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Ferrari - Leggenda e Passione
May 17, 2009
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
Via Villeneuve 23
41042 Fiorano
Maranello, Italia
Estimate:
€75.000-€125.000
240 bhp, 2,953 cc single-overhead camshaft V-12 engine, four-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension with coil springs, solid rear axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,600 mm (102.4 in.)
The 250 GTE was a huge commercial success for Ferrari with almost 1,000 cars built following its introduction at the 1960 Paris Salon. Although history does not record his opinion, Enzo Ferrari no doubt enjoyed this success as it contributed substantial revenue, which he could then allocate to the factory’s increasingly expensive racing efforts.
The GTE has the same