Sunday, December 25, 2022

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona - $715k

Serial No. 14453. Original 4.4L V-12 engine. 5-speed manual gearbox. Factory air conditioning. Factory U.S. spec completed on August 27, 1971. Finished in Fly Yellow with Tan leather upholstery.

The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 is a two-seat grand tourer built by Ferrari from 1968 to 1973. It featured the 275's Colombo V12 bored out to 4,390 cc (4.4 L; 267.9 cu in). It was offered in berlinetta and spyder forms.
The 275 GTB/4 engine produced 347 hp and 318 lbf⋅ft at 5500 rpm sent to the rear wheels through a 5 speed transaxle. 0-60 mph was 5.4 seconds on the way to 174 mph. The car featured four-wheel independent suspension with wishbones and coil springs. Daytonas are said to number 1,406 over the life of the model. This figure includes 156 UK right-hand-drive coup├ęs, 122 factory-made spyders (7 right hand drive), and 15 competition cars.

This example made $715k against an estimate of $600k to $750k at Mecum.