Ferrari Daytona Coupe
A gorgeous UK Delivered 365 GTB/4 wearing Rosso Bordeaux Dino over Beige, the car is sold complete with one of the most extensive history files we have ever seen.
Revealed in 1968 at the Paris Salon, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 or Daytona had a strong act to follow replacing the 275 GTB/4 that preceded. However, Pininfarina sculpted body created a car that was instantly recognisable and to become one of the most famous shapes in the brand's history.
On top of the design advancements in the Daytona, the 365 GTB/4 also set a new benchmark in terms of performance; more than 350 bhp and a top speed of 174 mph, making it the fastest production car in the world at the time.
It is the combination of such stunning styling and remarkable performance that has cemented the Daytonas place amongst the most iconic of all Ferraris; as such they have become one of the most collectible cars on the market, with values continuing to rise consistently.
This stunning Daytona coupe is one of the best preserved examples on market today; the history comprises of every owner dating back to original purchase order in 1972. The car was ordered from Maranello Concessionaires on Dec 3rd 1971, with the order being confirmed on the 6th Dec. The original owner traded the car in against a new 365 GT4 BB in April 1974, before being purchased 2 weeks later by its second owner, who traded in a 246 GT Spider. This ownership was maintained until 1988 when it was sold for £220,000 and has remained in the same owner's guardianship since then.
The car benefitted from a service in March 2016 which included a full lubrication service and tension adjustment on aux drive belts. In recent years the car has recieved new tyres, alloy refurbishment and a cooling system service. With invoices dating back to 1989 one can be sure that the utmost care has been taken over this vehicle. Regular MOT records are available from 1990 onwards.
The car has also competed in a selection of competitions and car shows, including an array of Ferrari Owners Club and Goodwood events; all of which are documented in the car's history file.