The Ferrari 275 GTB berlinetta is the heir to the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, a more spacious and luxurious evolution of the Ferrari 250 Berlinetta SWB appeared in 1959. Replacing this legendary Ferrari 250 with a V12 engine called Colombo, the Ferrari 275 GTB, of the 1964 car show, is a race car and Grand Touring of the famous Italian Ferrari brand. Produced with nearly a thousand units in the 1960s, it will be replaced by the Ferrari 365. The 275 has two important technological advances for the brand compared to its predecessors with an independent rear suspension and being the first Ferrari road to be equipped with a transaxle, block ensuring the function of gearbox and differential. It takes back from the Ferrari 250 GTO, certain characteristics such as the silhouette defined around the long hood sheltering the engine, the cockpit remote, the side air vents or the tilted back.
Designed by Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina and produced by Scaglietti coachbuilder, the Ferrari coupe 275 GTB presents a sublime line with doors, hood and trunk lid made of aluminum, some rare even being delivered with bodywork made entirely of aluminum. The chassis reference 563 will serve as the basis for the Ferrari 275, incorporating the 250 model features, with a tapered rear part to accommodate transmission and suspension modifications. The reference engine 213 is an evolution of the Ferrari Colombo V12 with a single overhead camshaft per row, with a cylinder capacity of 3.3 liters for 280 horsepower, transaxle with five gears mounted independently and allowing to send the torque Independent rear wheels.
The collection car that we present for sale is a Ferrari 275 GTB short nose, body in steel, engine Colombo V12 3.3 liters of 280 hp. This vehicle is in concours condition, with perfect working engine. Today it has less than 10,000 km since full restoration. Its gray robe illuminated by its Borrani spoked wheels and its magnificent black leather interior give this vehicle a special elegance. This Ferrari is matching numbers and listed at the Ferrari Classiche.