Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €85,000 - €100,000
Registration Number: German Registered
Chassis Number: 6573
The 330 GT 2+2 was launched at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1964 as an intended replacement for the successful 250 GTE. It was powered by the 209 engine previously used in the 400 Superamerica which, with various improvements but slight detuning, now yielded around 330bhp. The wheelbase was about two inches longer than that of the 250 and Koni adjustable shock absorbers were fitted as standard. The bodywork of the 330 was altogether 'sweeter' and more essential than that of its predecessor and had a particularly attractive sharpness of line. The car was also spacious and comfortable living up well to its 'GT' denomination.
Paul Frere, the noted Belgian racing driver and automotive journalist, road tested a 2+2 late in 1966. He came away suitably impressed: 'In ha