1979 Ferrari 308GTS
24,114Â Original Miles
Originally purchased from Grand Touring Cars Inc.
2 Owner car, same owner since 1982
2.9L V8 Engine with Four Weber 40DCNF Carburetors
5 speed Manual Transmission
Finished in rare Rosso Dino
MotoeXotica is offering this fabulous 1979 Ferrari 308 GTS, from the private collection of a prominent Northeastern physician. Housed at his personal fishing lodge, in State College, PA, situated on the famous Spruce Creek. This 308 has enjoyed the same secluded back roads as his honored guests (including four U.S. Presidents!) The rare Rosso Dino metallic paint is in great condition with no major imperfections to be found. Inside, the tan leather seats all look great with normal wear visible including the door panels and dashboard that are matched to the exterior of the car and look fantastic.
The Ferrari 308 was a replacement for the successful 246 Dino line. It sported a Pininfarina-styled body that was available in only a GTB coupe early on; in 1977, Ferrari introduced the GTS model. The âSâ signifying Spider, in this case in a targa top form. Its iconic wedge-shaped body lines were designed by Leonardo Fioravanti who famously penned the 365 GTB/4 Daytona and 246 Dino. It quickly won over many enthusiasts for both its looks and performance. Often associated with the TV show Magnum, P.I., as the 308 GTS played a starring role in the series, capturing the hearts of many as it chased down criminals on the islands of Hawaii with actor Tom Selleck behind the wheel. Ferrari went on to produce fuel-injected 308âs making the GTSi, GTBi available starting in 1980, and the Quatrovolve, in 1983. Total production numbers for all variation were 12,149 in a span of ten years, 1975 to 1985. The 308 GTS proved to be the more popular variant of the 308 model, with a total of 3,219 examples manufactured.
This original 308GTSÂ has spent the last 33 years with the same prominent Doctor,Â was drivenÂ sparinglyÂ and boastsÂ only 24,114 actual miles. It comes equipped with the iconic four Weber 40 DCNF carburetedÂ 2.9L (2927cc) 32 valve 237 hp DOHC V8, 5 speed manual transmission, 4 wheel disc brakes, air conditioning, 14 inch FerrariÂ alloys with \"Prancing Horse\" center caps, black targa removable top and AM FM stereo. The car has just finished a major service including new timing belt, tensors and water pumpÂ andÂ comes with all the original books, jack, tools, spare tire, spare keys and an \"Actual Mileage\" title.
This is your chance to own a world class carbureted 308 Ferrari. Your neighbors will envy you as well as everyone that lays their eyes on this masterpiece. The is the perfect first Ferrari for any car lover or a perfect addition to any collection. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 24,101. Vehicle is sold as is on clean clear actual mileage title.
About This Dealership:
We are here for you at MotoeXotica Classic Cars and will ensure your online buying experience will be a pleasurable one from start to finish. We are now in our 10th year selling on Ebay with over 1,200 positive feedbacks! MotoeXotica was one of the Pioneer Classic Car dealers on Ebay and have seen a lot of dealers come and go. We have a brick and mortar 30,000 sq. ft. building on 5 acres in St. Louis, MO to serve you; we like to sell our cars the same way as we would like to purchase them, fairly and honestly. We ask for a nominal $500.00 credit card deposit and give you a 7 day grace period to inspect the car. If you find the car not to your liking we will refund your deposit with no questions asked should you get here and not like the vehicle.
We all know that the financial times right now are tough. With the stock market being so volatile and investments becoming less valuable, many people are turning to the classic car market to invest their money. Putting your money into a hard asset that you can enjoy everyday is becoming a very popular option, especially now when the marketplace is lower then it’s been in many years. We invite you to put your money into a vehicle that is fun to own and brings back memories of when you were younger.
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About MotoeXotica.com Classic Cars:
After 22 years of selling classic cars, Motoexotica has branched out as St. Louis’ Premier Classic & Exotic public car auction. Our number one goal is to provide service that is above and beyond the highest expectations for both buyers and sellers alike. In order to maintain this goal, we have joined forces with Manheim, the premier Auction House in St. Louis.