1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA BY SCAGLIETTI

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1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA

Ferrari 250 GT: The company's most successful early line.

The ‘SWB’ (short-wheelbase) designation arose from a chassis that, at 2,400mm therein respect, was 200mm shorter than that of the quality 250 GT. Dressed with a bodywork that’s wide thought-about Pinin Farina’s greatest masterpiece (constructed by Scaglietti), the Ferrari 250 GT SWB’s engine was Ferrari’s lightweight and compact Colombo-designed three.0-litre V12. respiratory through 3 twin-choke Weber carburetors, this two-cam, the all-aluminum electromagnetic unit created 280bhp at seven,000rpm in competition tune, giving the automobile a high speed of 150mph with acceleration to match.

Specifications might be varied to suit individual customers’ needs for either road or track, models equipped for competition-use fitted with light-weight aluminum-alloy bodies, and it had been this special aluminum-bodied version of the Ferrari 250 GT SWB that semiconductor diode on to the immortal GTO of 1962. Through early 1962, the SWB was ultimately inbuilt a modest amount of one hundred sixty-five examples, ninety-one of that were finished within the steel-bodied Lusso street-car configuration, seventy-four examples wore alloy coachwork and were such that for athletics use.

1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA
1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA
1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA
1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB BERLINETTA

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