1977 FERRARI 208 GT4 Dino - £49,500
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The Dino 308 GT4 and 208 GT4 (later Ferrari 308 GT4 and 208 GT4) were mid-engined V8 2+2 cars built by Ferrari. The Dino 308 GT4 was introduced in 1973 and supplemented by the 208 GT4 in 1975. The cars were sold with Dino badging (continuing the Dino brand to differentiate non-V12 Ferrari) until May 1976, when they received Ferrari badging. The GT4 was replaced by the Mondial 8 in 1980 after a production run of 2,826 308s and 840 208s. Introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1975, the 208 GT4 was a low-displacement version of the V8 produced for the Italian market, where cars with engines larger than two litres were subjected to a doubled VAT (38%). The engine was de-bored to (66.8×71 mm) 2.0 Litre (1991 cc) V8, resulting in the smallest production V8 in history for a road car. Power output was 170hp at 7,700 rpm for a top speed of 137mph. Smaller Weber 34 DCNF carburettors, a lower final drive ratio and skinnier tires completed the technical changes for the 208. Chrome (rather than black) accents outside and the lack of fog lights were external visual indicators of the smaller-engined GT4. Inside the 208 GT4 featured a black rather than silver dash facing. The 208 GTB replaced the 208 GT4 in 1980, after only 840 cars built.
This exceptional original condition, left hand drive, 1977 Ferrari 208 GT4, a Italian car imported to UK in 2015 when the car had a comprehensive full service with new cam belts, new clutch, brakes, oil cooler pipes new sender units, HT leads and the carburettors were serviced and balanced at a cost of £5,000 plus, the owner then did a tour of Europe covering 2000 miles. Recently the 208 was thoroughly checked through by Ferrari specialists Joe Macari. Finished in red with beige interior this 208 GT4 is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in May 2019 and a copy of the Italian registration document. This rare 208 has been completely gone through by top Ferrari specialists in London and is ready to be used and enjoyed.
- 51765 Miles
- RefCode: TA1113625
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