Styled by Pininfarina and launched in 1972 at the Paris Motor Show, the 365 GT4 2 plus 2 featured a 4.39 litre V12 and would eventually become the '400' in 1976 and the 400i in 1979. Only 524 cars were ever produced of the 365 GT4 2 plus 2, mostly automatics, but as it evolved in to the 400 it went on being produced up until 1989 - the longest production run of any Ferrari model before or since.
This particular car is a manual version first registered in 1973. It is a UK supplied right hand drive car from Maranello Concessionaires that has covered 64,000 miles from new and is finished in Azzuro Blue with blue leather upholstery. The comprehensive history file tells us that it was previously owned by Peter Morgan of Morgan Motor Company (used by him under his private registration number AB16) and comes complete with his engraved umbrella (!) as well as the original handbooks and service books, original warranty card, original tool roll/spare parts kit, original bill of sale and original leather wallet.
The car is very bright and is also said to drive very well. It is in superb order throughout (MOT until June 2015) and is without question the nicest version of the model that Silverstone Auctions has offered to date.