Variant: Dino Only 51,000m from new Argento Auteil, Sold new by Maranello Concessionaires to Roy Gibson in August 1972. A former custodian of the ex-Peter Sargent / Peter Lumsden Jaguar E-type Lightweight Racer '49 FXN', Gibson was no stranger to high-performance machinery and ordered his Dino finished in understated Argento Auteil (Metallic Silver) with black leather upholstery, headlight covers and opening quarter lights. Returned to Maranello Concessionaires not just for regular servicing but seemingly as a part-exchange when Gibson bought their ex-demonstrator 365BB, the 246GT appeared in an Autocar magazine article on 16th August 1975. Treated to a major renovation and engine overhaul in the early 80's with many parts being supplied by Graypaul Motors, the Dino further benefited from a 1992 respray in its factory correct Argento Auteil. Having added just 10k or so miles to the odometer over the course of twenty-five years. The engine being refurbished Over the years it was regularly MOT tested, the 246GT had yet to clock up 45,000 miles by the time Managing Director of H&H Auctions Simon Hope, bought it in April 2007. The paperwork shows the car has covered a mere 51,000 miles from new and argues that it has been astonishingly well looked after. Indeed, the Dino seemingly retains all its factory paraphernalia such as the original warranty card, handbook, spare parts list, presentation wallet, toolkit, warning triangle, wheel block, window winder and jack
The original color was a stunning Dark Blue. The body color was changed in the 1990s to Red with a Black interior. This is an excellent example of one of the best Ferrari designs ever designed.
--Nocciola Metallizzato (Hazelnut Metallic) with Black seats and Black carpets, Power Windows, Factory Air Conditioning, Cromodora wheels, 20,000 miles from new, Matching Numbers, Documented by Massini. This matching number USA specification 246 GTS is 1 of only 72 Dino’s painted in Nocciola Metallizzato. It was imported by Luigi Chinetti - Chinetti-Garthwaite Imports, Ferrari’s official North American distributor. It was sold by Baker Motor Company of Atlanta, Ferrari’s franchise dealer in Georgia to its first private-registered owner .Mr. Lee H. Williams in the summer of 1974. Mr. Williams enjoyed the car though 1983 when he decided to put it into careful storage where the Dino rested on jack stands in time warp condition until 1997 when he decided to sell the Dino. At this time and still in its first ownership, the Dino had accumulated only 11,450 miles from new with one repaint in its original color performed in the mid-1970’s. Sold by Mr. Williams in 1998, this Dino has enjoyed only 9,000 miles since and has been in the care of well-known Ferrari collectors to date having been serviced when and where needed at all times to keep in its excellent, time warp condition. Most recen
Ferrari’s 46-year history of mid-engined sports cars can be traced back to one model - the Dino. Named after Enzo’s son, Alfredo - or ‘Alfredino’ - the Dino marque was to apply to all Ferrari-built cars that did not use a V12 engine. The marque was launched with the Dino 206 GT, which used a lightweight aluminum body and an aluminium block 2.0-litre Fiat V6 mounted transversely behind the driver. In 1969, the Dino 246 GT arrived, replacing the expensive aluminium used in its predecessor with a cast iron block 2.4-litre V6 and steel body panels. The 246 GTS appeared at the 1972 Geneva motor show, with a black targa roof panel that could be easily removed and stowed behind the driver. In total, just 228 right-hand-drive Dino 246 GTS models were imported to the UK between 1972 and 1974, with the example here being among the earlier cars to arrive. For more information about this Ferrari Dino 246 GTS for sale in Kent, or to arrange an appointment, please contact our sales team on 01474 874555 or 07921 430430.
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Rare flares option car. Recently refurbished at NCSC. Full photographic record. Very special.
(SOLD) This classic has been kept in its original condition and serviced as needed. Hurry and you can own one of the best car ever made. This car is also a perfect choice for any Ferrari's collector.
(SOLD) Classic Showcase recently completed a restoration including total repaint with full vehicle service, detail inside and out.
An outstanding 246 GT restored by our company in the early nineties. The car has been fastidiously kept since and won numerous Concours events. It is complimented with an extensive history and full photographic record of the restoration. An interesting proportion of the history is thanks to a previous custodian who researched the car for 6 months and acquired information from every owner prior to him. The car has been stored and maintained with us for several years and has just been refreshed with an annual service and further works.