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Coachworks by Pininfarina
Left Hand Drive: EU supplied: UK Registered
Correct Matching Numbers
The launch of the Ferrari 250 GTE was the collaboration between Pinin Farina and Enzo Ferrari to produce the most desirable Gran Turisimo with comfort, Space and large luggage capacity. Not a widely known fact that two-seat models “were not my father’s favourite to drive,” said Piero Ferrari. “He loved the 2+2 … this was his personal car; my father was normally driving himself, but he always had a driver with him, and a little dog. So for him, a two-seat car wasn’t enough.”
# 4611 is a correct matching numbers series three car which is differentiated from previous models by having the “big valve” engine making it “the most powerful all the 250 GTE’s” and exterior upgrades included the fog lights placed outside the grill to the inside of the headlights and rear tail lights also became one unit whereas on the first two series the tail lights where 3 bulbs in a vertical line.
Supplied new in May 1963 by Crepaldi of Milan, commissioned to be built in Grigio Fumo (20294) with Arancia Hide (VM3014) as the car is presented today. Recent mechanical works has just been completed by an official factory service centre together with the issue of Ferrari Classiche. Bodywork has had the benefit of a new bare metal repaint and the completion of our restoration works has included a new leather interior by Luppi of Modena in Italy.
The 250 GTE is possibly the most undervalued of the entire Ferrari 3 litre Columbo engined cars available today and will surely enjoy a large premium on current market values in the near future. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a concours, rare matching numbers car that is presented in superb condition throughout with its recent restoration works.