Included with the sale are its books in their original leather pouch, the tool roll, the jack in its leather bag, and the Classiche Red Book documenting its certification process. That little light can mean a lot of things. The 330's name derived from the then-familiar Ferrari practice of naming cars for their per-cylinder displacement in cubic centimeters, indicating that the engines used to power this series of cars displaced a total of 12x330cc, or about four liters. The current owner acquired chassis 10689 in 2007, and had it certified by Ferrari Classiche later that year. He has since driven and shown the car extensively, in both the United States and Italy.
Displacing 3967 cubic centimeters, averaging 330cc per cylinder, the hungry V12 was fed by triple Weber carburetors and produced 300hp at 6,600rpm. Find sources: — · · · · June 2012 Ferrari 330 Overview Manufacturer Production 1963—1968 Body and chassis Powertrain 4. At the front, the headlights were covered with a darkened plexiglas cover. The decision to purchase should be based solely on the buyers personal inspection of the lot at the auction site prior to the auction. This compendium of varying elements came together in a harmonious whole that was immediately recognized as one of the best, if not the best, road-going Ferraris of its time, an assessment that persists to this day.
While handling was designed for high speed touring with fully independent front suspension and a solid axle in the rear held with longitudinal pushrods and tubular shocks. Story by Zagato, edit by Supercars. The 1964 model used a four-speed manual gear box with overdrive. The 330 chassis was made of tubular steel, and the Pininfarina bodies too were primarily steel, but with opening panels in aluminum. Also included with the sale is the mint, original, and very complete book set and leather pouch, along with the jack inside its correct bag. This prototype example was built in 1962 and is among one of the most important 330s to come on the market in years.
In 1974, Chinetti commissioned this 330 Convertibile. Much rarer than their coupe siblings - these rarely come onto the market and a number of examples are in long term ownership. The engine common to all 330 series road cars was a 60-degree V12 of 3,967cc displacement. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. With remarkably spacious proportions inside, this was the perfect place to be for a 1,000-mile road trip across the country or for a quick trip across town. This was an excellent figure for a 1960s Ferrari, especially when compared to the 50 examples of the transitional 330 America that the company produced. It was also shown at the 50th Annual Ferrari Club of America National Field and Driving Concours in 2013, where it won the Trofeo Gran Turismo Award, for an outstanding regularly driven pre-1975 Ferrari, and yet another Platinum award.
Enzo Ferrari also used this example as his personal car. Production ended in 1968 with the introduction of the series. Lifshutz of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Under the hood was a Tipo 209, twelve-cylinder engine capable of producing 300 horsepower. The factory retained this car for two years after it was built and used it for the original brochure as well as a feature car at the Brussels Motor Show. The car is fresh from an engine-out resealing operation and features a wonderfully original, undisturbed engine bay and, amazingly, the original factory exhaust system.
The front-engined, rear-wheel drive vehicle were powered by a derivative of the 400 Superamerica's four-liter Colombo 12-cylinder engine. Ferrari 330 P3-derived 412 P 0844 Four models of racing cars used the 330 engine and name as well — the range of the mid 1960s. However, the convertible was built in much more limited numbers than its closed sibling. Mecum is not responsible for information that may be changed or updated prior to the auction. Every component was inspected and addressed during the restoration, resulting in one of the best examples in existence. Power was transferred through a manual 4-speed gearbox with electric overdrive for highway efficiency.
Owing to the fact that Gentry had a preference towards closed-cockpit cars, Harrah famously had a Targa conversion done in-house at his car-collection facility in Reno, Nevada, when the car was virtually new. Ferrari produced only four of these latter models. In 1972 Harrah sold the car, then with 2,500 miles, to Colorado Springs businessman Robert Donner, who is said to have paid a premium for this one-of-a-kind Ferrari. The rear light clusters were also modified and recessed in smaller niches than before. A dual-circuit braking system was used with discs all around, though it separated brakes front to back rather than diagonally as on modern systems. The wheelbase was 50 mm 2.
In 2008, it was awarded at the Ferrari Club of America Annual Meet in Toronto, Canada, and at Cavallino Classic. During its production lifespan, lasting only a year, 50 examples were produced of the 2+2 sports car. The first in the series was the 330 America, which was actually a 250 with a new engine. Ferrari convertible top models have been a consistently strong seller, including models such as the Ferrari Mondial convertible top with its unusual four-seat layout, and the Ferrari F355 Spider convertible top which was designed to be drivable under a wide variety of conditions, from Autobahn to low-speed city driving. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at 314 291-7000 or info schmitt.