Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 9075
In 1966 Ferrari‘s model range included the fabulously fast 275GTB and the much more sedate 330GT 2+2 but nothing in between, since the demise of the glorious 250 Lusso two years earlier. At the Geneva show a new model was introduced, which slotted neatly into the range, incorporating the short wheelbase chassis of the 275, but fitted with the larger four litre engine from the 330, albeit with a modified crankcase to facilitate its mounting in the chassis.
This new car was the 330GTC, and many observers hailed it as Ferrari‘s best all round gran turismo to date. With its 300 bhp. engine connected rigidly to the rear-mounted transaxle via a torque tube, as on the later versions of the 275GTB, all round independent suspension and disc brakes on all four wheels its specification ensured it was endowed with strong performance (150mph.