Year of manufacture1961
Exterior brand colourGrigio Argento
RM Auctions: Ferrari - Leggenda e Passione
May 17, 2009
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.
Circuito di Fiorano
Via Villeneuve 23
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