Just 36 of the GTOs were manufactured between and Although Bizzarrini is usually credited as the designer of the GTO, he and most other Ferrari engineers were fired in due to a dispute with Enzo Ferrari. Further development of the GTO was overseen by new engineer Mauro Forghieri , who worked with Scaglietti to continue development of the body. The mechanical aspects of GTO were relatively conservative at the time of its introduction, using engine and chassis components that were proven in earlier competition cars. The chassis of the car was based on that of the GT SWB , with minor differences in frame structure and geometry to reduce weight, stiffen and lower the chassis. The car was built around a hand-welded oval tube frame, incorporating A-arm front suspension , rear live-axle with Watt's linkage , disc brakes , and Borrani wire wheels.
If you think a Lottery win will help, you may still need to recalibrate, because the top classics now change hands for the sort of sums usually reserved for old masters. The converted figure in pounds sterling is correct at the time of writing. The new king is here, except it's the same model as the last. The car has an illustrious motorsport history, winning the Tour de France and finishing fourth in the Le Mans Hour , among various other appearances.
Ferrari built just 36 examples of the model from to , and these elegant race cars have generated the highest prices among all vintage automobiles in recent years. Contact us at letters time. The Leadership Brief.
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