1975 1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1975
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

In the 1960s, Ferrari had developed mid-engined cars for the three major championships which it contested, with flat-twelve cylinder engines. These were effectively V12s but with a 180 degree angle between banks of cylinders, creating a horizontally opposed, *or* ''Boxer'', configuration. It was only to be expected, therefore, that Ferrari would incorporate this layout for its ultimate production road car. At the Turin Salon of 1971, the 365 GT4/Berlinetta Boxer, *or* just plain Boxer for short, was introduced. This dramatic looking coupe was unmistakably the work of master stylist Pininfarina, while its engine was a light alloy casting of 4.4 litres capacity, with double overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, producing 380bhp at 7700rpm. The horizontal cylinder layout kept the engine''s height, and ther