1966 Ferrari 275Long-nose, torque-tube Series 2
Year of manufacture1966
Exterior brand colourGreen
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 & Swiss Registered Chassis Number: 8625
For most enthusiasts the ideal Ferrari is the one that is most like its racing cars and yet practical enough to drive on public roads. With this in mind, from the earliest days the company produced a sporting berlinette that fulfilled such criteria, including the famous 250 SWB and GTO models. With the demise of these, the company was left with nothing in the way of a top-level customer car, the sort of performance flagship that could be used as easily for regular transport as it could for serious competition. Thus began an intensive programme to create a worthy successor to the legendary 250 series.
The sensational new 275 GTB made its debut at the 1964 Paris Mot