Enzo Ferrari's favourite cars were elegant and highly practical Gt 2+2's and he always wanted to offer those customers who wanted to enjoy the joys of a purebred Prancing Horse in complete comfort a choice. Ferrari's line up of practical GT's dates back to 1960, with the introduction of the 250 GTE, which made possible for a whole family to enjoy the thrills of its trademark 3 liter V12 engine. Ferrari's tradition for practical performance has produced elegant GT's and perhaps one of the most remarkable of the last 30 years has been the 456 GT.
Introduced in September 1992 on the 40th anniversary of the Belgian Francorchamps dealer, the 456 a comeback for Ferrari in the sector of high performance luxury grand tourers. Its beautiful lines designed by Pininfarina obtained immediately strong success and with 442 hp coming from the 5.473,91 cc V12 customers could enjoy the driving experience of a proper Ferrari.
The interior was clad in rich Poltrona Frau leather and offered its occupants unparalleled levels of comfort, suitable for longer trips rather than just a blast on a mountain road. The 456 is surely a future classic, a beautiful Ferrari which can still be enjoyed as a modern-day automobile.
Such a tradition was carried on with a series of refined cars that still continues to this day with the splendid GTC4 Lusso. The everyday