1965 Ferrari 275

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Mileage 
    38 500 mi / 61 960 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Ferrari 275 GTS was revealed at the 1964 Paris Auto Show, alongside its hard top name-sake, the 275 GTB. Although in terms of appearance the two cars are clearly distinguishable, mechanically they both carry a similar 3.3-litre Colombo V12 as well as similar chassis and suspension set-ups.

The 275 GTS was the replacement for the outgoing 250 GT Series II Cabriolet and mainly intended for the US market, where the success of high-performance Grand Touring cabriolets had long been established. Further, the 275 GTS is in fact a much rarer vehicle than its Berlinetta sibling, with only 200 examples being made in a short production period.

The car we are delighted to offer, fresh from restoration, was built in Maranello in 1965 with Rosso paint over a Nero interior as the 32nd car of 200 made; delivered to its first owner soon after in Germany.

Joe Macari Performance Cars sourced the car in 2016 and swiftly sent for it to be restored in Maranello. No expense or time was spared on this ground up, nut and bolt, restoration at the factory and the re-paint from Rosso to Rubino is the perfect compromise, and probably the finest colour to have a classic Ferrari wearing.

The car has been subjected to the stringent, lengthy and costly tests at the factory for Ferrari Classiche Certification; which it was awarded in early 2018.

In accompaniment to the sale, the car comes with a period tool roll, jack, spare wheel and tonneau which matches the Nero interior. There is also a period spare part’s catalogue and, of course, a professionally collated photograph album of the restoration. This perfect condition, original matching engine example is one of the finest available on the market and would make a great addition to any collection.