1959 Ferrari 330

250 Testa Rossa Recreation ex-Innes Ireland

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion

Espace Fontvielle
Monaco

On View:
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00

Sale:

Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

The Ferrari Testa Rossa has long been immortalised as one of the greatest sports-racing cars of all time, not to mention as the most successful of all front-engined Ferraris. Although certainly not at the forefront of technology even in its time - it had a fairly rudimentary spaceframe, styling rather than aerodynamics and primitive suspension - one cannot deny the car its many wins, its glorious sound and the magic of its style.

The evolutionary 1959 version of the Testa Rossa was immediately identifiable by its body, which featured full front wings and a Perspex air intake bulge over the carburettors. Other changes i