Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
Officially introduced at the Paris Salon in October 1975, the 308 GTB‘s styling was created by Pininfarina. The stunning two seat coachwork was all new but incorporated all of the old magic by blending aspects of the 206/246 Dino with the later 365 GT4/BB. Reminiscent of the Boxer was the dihedral groove at bumper level splitting top and bottom, the plunging nose and the sail panels reaching back to meet a shallower spoiler, while the conical side air intakes and recessed concave rear window were familiar from the Dino. The 308 GTB employed a tubular steel chassis with independent coil spring/wishbone suspension front and rear, complimented by anti-roll bars, adjustable dampers and powerful disc brakes. At is heart was a Formula One derived, all alloy, four camshaft 3.0 litre V8 engine, allied to