Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: F0003475
The Fiat Dino, first shown in Pininfarina Spyder form in 1966, was born out of Ferrari‘s desire to compete in Formula 2. The rules of the day dictated that only production derived engines could be used, and that meant a minimum quantity of five hundred had to be built, a figure which Ferrari had no way of meeting. Enzo Ferrari, in his only inimitable way, worked out a deal with Fiat , whereby the motoring giant would build engines, around which both Fiat and Ferrari would build their own sports car, and most importantly, Ferrari would have access to a production engine with which to race in Formula 2.
Finished in red with a black leather interior, this 2-litre Dino comes from a private collection and is described as being very original and honest. Owned by the vendor for the past 18 years, it