Chassis no. 2209 GT Engine no. 2209 GT Gearbox no. 54/539
290 bhp, 2,953 cc, SOHC V-12 engine, three Weber 40 DCE/6 carburetors, four-speed synchromesh gearbox, independent front suspension with parallel A-arms, coil springs and tubular “Koni” shock absorbers and anti-sway bar, rear solid axle, trailing arms, leaf springs and tubular shocks, limited-slip differential, aluminum body paneling as per original. Wheelbase: 94.5"
- A rare early alloy-bodied SWB 250 GT - Jo Schlesser and André Simon finished third overall in its first race – the 1000 kms of Montlhéry on October 23, 1960 - Total and correct restoration to its original configuration by the Ferrari Maranello Factory in the period May 2007 – May 2008 - Issued a “Certificato Di Authenticia” by Ferrari/Classiche; “Red Book,” compact disc detailing the restoration and a Classiche metal badge
FERRARI’S SHORT WHEELBASE BERLINETTA – 1960-1962
After much competition success with their long wheelbase Berlinettas in the Grand Touring category from 1956 to 1959, Ferrari engineers Bizzarini, Chiti and Forghieri designed the replacement, the SWB Berlinetta, with the prototype chassis, no. 1539 GT, being introduced at the Paris Auto Salon
ferrari 250 gt short-wheel-base berlinetta competizione 4-speed alloy-wheels restored italian fast rwd supercar petrol 2wd
Bracknell, SL5 7DD, Berkshire