Glorious example of Ferrari’s legendary GT is confirmed for Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Live Online Auction
Silverstone Auctions lot list is rapidly growing full with a range of classic cars, competition cars and automobilia for The Race Retro Live Online Auction, taking place on Saturday 27th March.
One of the star cars recently confirmed for the sale is this 1968 Ferrari 330 GT Coupé by Pininfarina which has been fully inspected for official Ferrari ‘Classiche Certification’ and the £8,400 account has been paid with the glorious ‘Red Box’ expected any day now.
This simply lovely example of one of the best-looking cars in history is classically finished in a gleaming coat of Rosso Corsa, with a Nero interior with long-term ownership between 2005 and 2017 with over £30,000 spent during this period with JDR, TDH Classics and Hoyle-Fox. The car has been fully retrimmed with a new boot carpet and a new headlining fitted, all interior woof finishes, door capping’s and the dashboard, the Borranis were rebuilt and the spinners re-chromed, the carburettors were rebuilt, a new stainless-steel exhaust fitted, the brakes rebuilt and the distributors were adjusted to suit the new electronic ignition.
Beneath the 330 GTC’s stylish and elegant bonnet nestled the 4.0 litre, 300bhp version Ferrari’s familiar, twin-cam, 60-degree V12, as used in the 330GT 2+2 enabling 0-60 in less than 7 seconds and over 150mph in true V12 GT style. The rear suspension incorporated the five-speed gearbox in a transaxle, an arrangement that created more even weight distribution and a delightful handling balance.
Gary Dunne, Silverstone Auctions Sales Controller, commented, “We are once again thrilled with the growing lot list we have consigned for our first sale of 2021. The 1968 Ferrari 330 GT Coupé really is a credit and privilege to offer in our tenth year as the official auction partner for Race Retro!”
In light of government restrictions, Silverstone Auctions date for this auction is Saturday 27th March. Pre-sale viewings are important for their customers; therefore, with this revised date they can hopefully provide this service in due course where interested bidders can come and see this classic sixties outstanding GT Ferrari.
Silverstone Auctions are still inviting entries to join the superb lot list for their live online auction. The UK market leading classic car auction house can be contacted on 01926 691141, by email email@example.com or via their website.