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Ferrari 212 Export Break by Fontana.
In contrast to the subsequent machines, the wagon had purely practical purpose. No aestheticism. Although it is the absence of aestheticism makes it so beautiful!
The history of the Ferrari 212 Export serial number 0086E began February 2, 1951. It was made only in a chassis without the body. But on March 17 the same year, by order of the Scuderia Marzotto Valdagno workshops Carrozzeria Paolo Fontana, located in Padova, the car was wearing a body barchetta, and called 212 Export Carretto Siciliano. It was on this vehicle at number 440, Vittorio Marzotto and Paolo Fontana won the April 1, 1951 race Giro di Sicilia. During 1951 this car participated in races such as the Giro della Calabria and Targa Florio. After the body has been transformed into a standard spider of Vignale (externally identical to 0076E). But nearing the race Carrera Panamericana. To win needed not only fast cars, great drivers, but also the same high-speed machines for technical assistance. In this role, come well-proven chassis 0086E. Again Carrozzeria Fontana set to work. Perhaps because of this virtually unknown modification of the production car, Ferrari for the second time in a row won this prestigious race.
The exact specifications are not known, but judging by the performance of the standard 212 Export, the rates were good and they were achieved primarily due to the magnificent power unit, designed by Gioacchino Colombo. The engine was built by the scheme with V12 angle of the cylinders 60 ° and one verhneraspolozhennym camshaft in the cylinder head. Displacement 2562 cc, Bore 68 mm Stroke 58, 8 mm. Depending on the purpose for which a customer orders a car racing or normal use, will be able to set different power supply systems. The racing version - three of carburettor Weber 32 DCF - 175 hp at 6500 rev / min (68, 3 HP / l). Road - one of carburettor Weber 36 DCF - 150 hp at 6000 rev / min (58, 55 hp / l). The degree of compression, irrespective of power, 8, 0: 1. Also, according to the customer chosen different gear ratios in the five-speed gearbox. Depending on their set top speed can reach 225 km / h and acceleration to 100 km / h it was within 7 seconds, making 212 Export one of the fastest GT cars of the time.
After participating in the Mexican race, the car returned to Italy, where she again underwent alteration in Spider workshops Carrozzeria Fontana. As such, her participated in 1952 in the race Giro di Sicilia (7th place, Mancini / Mancini), 1000 Miglia (suspension, the car caught fire, Serena di Lapigio / Piccolo), and in 1953 in the Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti (12th place overall and in class 8, Mancini) and the Carrera Panamericana (the result is unknown, Guido Mancini / Fabrizio Serena). Since 1958, the car is in the United States. What is its fate, in which his condition is unknown.
Ferrari 250GT «Breadvan».
Nicknamed the "bread van" vehicle received for body shape, constructed in accordance with the then notions of aerodynamics. A small private team did not get the latest sports Ferrari 250GTO, and local craftsmen on their own to prepare the car for the Le Mans-based production model 250GT.
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Ferrari 330 GT 2 +2 Station Wagon by Vignale.
The car, built in a single copy fading Carrozzeria Vignale, created sketches of «Coco» Chinetti, the son of the importer of Ferrari in the United States, for some American customers. Originally it was the Ferrari 330 GT 2 +2 serial number 07963GT, produced in 1966.
3967kub.sm engine developed 300 hp at 6600 rev / min. The basic version of the coupé gaining 100 km / h in 6, 3 seconds, and top speed of 245 km / h. In 1968 Ferrari 330 GT 2 +2 was acquired by Luigi Chinetti Motors, Inc. from Greenwich, USA. In the same year she was sent to Italy for trouble. The car was first shown at the Turin Motor Show in 1968. In fact, Ferrari Station Wagon was Vignale show car in 1968.
In December 1977, the car was sold Thorobred Motorcars from Arlington for 29,500 dollars. The next public appearance took place only in 1996 in Paris at the Ferrari at 21st Retromobile. In 1998-2000, the car was subjected to restoration. Ferrari 330 GT 2 +2 Station Wagon by Vignale is estimated somewhere in the region of 250,000 pounds.
Ferrari 365 GTB / 4 Daytona Station Wagon by Panther Westwinds
In «Coco» Chinetti the idea to build a more functional and practical wagon. For help, he turned to Gene Garfinkle, who was involved in the design and construction of homes in Florida. As conceived by the creators of the wagon on the basis of Daytona I was to diversify the daily routine purchases. It should be noted that the overall design concept of the car did not belong to Chinetti. It was based on the work of Pietro Frua Volvo P 1800 ES Rocket 1968.
In 1975 it was decided to build the car in the UK, Robert «Bob» Jankel from Panther Westwinds ltd. from the town of Byfleet (Surrey, GB). After months of hard work the car was built. Mr. Chinetti and Gittleman convinced that the British have done their job perfectly well, what else can be expected for the amount of $ 50,000!
Station Wagon is built on the chassis of the ordinary Daytona. Internal door panels, front interior panels, door pillars and windshield remained untouched. Chinetti change the angle of the closing face of the glass door frame and added a unique rear part with a unique mechanism of type «gull wing» for easy loading into the cargo bay. The rear lights are located directly behind the rear window. All along the front of the band stretches of bright orange color, perfectly complementing completely black car. The interior is used suede factory Conolly Brothers, and all the needle indicator moved into the center of the front panel.
From a technical point of view, the car was in perfect order. Her grandparent, coupe 365 GTB / 4 at the time was the fastest production car in the world - the maximum speed of over 275 km / h, acceleration to 100 km / h in 5 seconds 3. The machine was installed twelve-V-twin engine with a displacement of 4390 cc
Over the years, the car has only 5000 miles, but, despite this, in 1999, was re-painted. The estimated cost of the car, as always in such cases depends on many factors, but lower than the 180,000 pounds it will not sell.
Ferrari 365 GTC / 4 Shooting Break by Felber-Michelotti.
This wagon was built in 1977 by the Swiss company Felber from Morges, which was owned by Willy Felber.
Felber was a dealer of Ferrari and Rolls Royce, on the orders of customers implemented various projects based on exotic cars of different brands (Lancia, Vauxhall). Most interesting is that some of them were carried out by order of Panther Westwinds, so that the connection with the previous machine in sight. Design wagon has Italian roots, it has developed Michelotti.
From the original design of the coupe 365 GTC / 4, designed by Pininfarina have very little, in fact all that is behind the windshield work Michelotti. But the engine, suspension, transmission standard left. The power unit was virtually identical to that of the previous car, changed the cylinder head, lubrication carried out on the circuit with a wet sump, applied six carburetors Weber 38 DCOE. The power of these changes decreased by 12 hp to 340 hp at 7000 rev / min.
The car was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show 1977 and enjoyed great interest among visitors.
Where is this Ferrari at the moment it is not known as well as unknown in what condition it is quite possible that the machine needs a complete renovation. In this case, the price for it may be relatively high, but after a full recovery it will be possible to drive for the price to 300,000 pounds.
Ferrari 456 GT Venice Station Wagon by Pininfarina.
The collection of the Sultan Breneya includes 8 McLaren F1, 6 Dauer 962 LM, the only one existing in the world of right-hand drive CLK-GTR, a pair of Jaguar XJR-15, Porsche 959, 3 Cizeta V16Ts, Lamborghini Diablo Jota ... and 5 000 other premium car. < br />
But the listed cars are consumer goods, and in the collection are the real diamonds produced at the personal request of the Sultan. If a person gets every year for yourself from 40 to 50 Rolls Royces, then why not order the same Pininfarina or Aston Martin currently exclusive. One striking example of such an order is a series of Ferrari Venice.
Venice Series includes cars built on the basis of Ferrari 456 GT, 456 GTA. The order placed on Pininfarina in 1996, consisted of a sedan, wagon and convertible. To build these machines, increased the wheelbase by 200 mm. This was done to increase the space in the cabin and the placement of additional doors that are equipped with warning lights on the edges. On the wagon body it flows smoothly into the rear section of the vertical hallmark, which is located on the tailgate spoiler made of composite materials. The rear lights are left standard. Tinted glass comes in the rear pillars that are painted in the body color, which gives the car extra clean lines.
According to some estimates it made 4 copies of Ferrari 456 station wagon. Cars painted yellow, red, gray and green. With regard to mechanics, there is left no changes. Standard engine - V12, 5473 cc power 436 hp at 7250 rev / min. Transmission - six-speed automatic or a four mechanics. To overcome the "hundreds" of this Italian herd took about five seconds. With regard to the maximum speed, acceleration ended at around 299, 3 km / h.
The cost of about 1, 5 million dollars ...