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1968 Ferrari GTC330


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This 1968 Highly collectable investment Ferrari 330 GTC, 4 litre V12, 5 speed is ONE OF 604 CARS BUILT.

It is in immaculate condition and has recently undergone a complete Restoration/repaint back to the original colour, Grigio Fumo.

Shod with new period correct Michelin Tyres over original Campagnolos magnesium wheel rims. The black leather interior is fully restored.

This highly collectable fast appreciating 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC powered by a 4 litre V12 with a 5-speed transaxle gearbox is one of 604 cars produced from 1966 to 1968.

ABOUT THIS CAR

  • Fitted with factory air conditioning it is in excellent condition and has undergone a complete restoration/repaint back to the original colour, Grigio Fumo.
  • Shod with new period correct Michelin tyres over original Campagnolo Magnesium wheel rims.
  • Engine and mechanical work were carried out by Auto Restorations of Christchurch.
  • The black leather interior was also restored along with all new carpets.
  • Magnesium wheel rims, Doors, boot and bonnet all aluminium.
  • The car was sold in 1967 by Ferrari of Virginia, USA to a New Yorker who owned it for 4 years.
  • The second owner, a Canadian from Montreal, noted that the engine had overheated and was sent back to the original Ferrari dealership for repairs. The engine was replaced with a correct 330 GTC and re stamped 10445. The car remained in his collection in dry storage for approximately 25 years.
  • The third owner enjoyed the car for a further 18 years.
  • The GTC's excellent driving characteristics can be attributed to various chassis features first introduced two years earlier on the 275GTB. Of those, the fully independent rear suspension was the most obvious. It replaced the live axle setup used so many years on the marque's grand tourers.
  • Weight balance on the short wheelbase {2400mm} chassis benefited greatly from the gearbox incorporated in the rear suspension {transaxle}
  • Power came from long stroke version of the Colombo SOHC V12 Displacing just under four litres and breathing through three Weber Carburettors it was good for 300 bhp and 326 Nm of torque.
  • The GTC's excellent driving characteristics can be attributed to various chassis features first introduced two years earlier on the 275 GTB. Of those, the fully independent rear suspension was the most obvious. It replaced the live axle setup used so many years on the marque's Grand Tourers. Weight balance on the short wheelbase (2400 mm) chassis benefited greatly from the gearbox incorporated in the rear suspension (transaxle).
  • Included in the sale is a full Ferrari tool kit and manuals.

To put price in perspective, other cars recently sold, a 1969 GTC on Autotrader UK, $1,508,000.00 NZ. There are two others on Pistonheads selling through Talacrest which would be well over $1,500,000.00 NZ. Also, Gullwing Motors of NY, USA has a red 67 GTC for $920,000.00 NZ tax paid.

When discussing dream cars, many people will first think of Ferrari. The iconic Italian supercar manufacturer is synonymous with luxury, class and sophistication and they have a long history of manufacturing some of the best high-performance vehicles of all time. So, YES ABSOLUTELY, a Ferrari is a good investment for those that are in a fortune enough position to be able to afford one.

If you do manage to pass the test and you have the funds to make the purchase, a Ferrari can change your life and, in more ways than one. You will become a part of an exclusive club and turn heads wherever you go.

Know that there is no auto brand more desirable than Ferrari and the Italian brand can provide a driving experience unlike any other. For those that are able to afford it, this can be a good investment because not only will it hold its value on the world stage, it will transform your life.

Car will be sold WOF’d and Registered.

SHIPPING / LOCAL TRANSPORT CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.

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DISCLAIMER (Please Read)

NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993

Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.