No internet bidding for this listing, unfortunately, so you’d have to pay a visit to RM Sotheby’s lots if you want a chance to store this inside your garage. Even still, that won’t stop us from talking about this utterly gorgeous ride. Meet the 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS Spider.
By the late ‘60s, Ferrari’s road cars had expanded. However, they needed something to close the gap between their sports units and lavish GTs. So, in 1966, the automaker introduced the 330 GC and convertible GTS. To absolutely no one’s surprise, they were instant hits.
In 1968, Ferrari made some modifications. They put in a 4.4-liter engine, which promptly increased the ride’s power to 320 ponies — pretty plenty in those days. They bumped the torque to 267 pound-feet, too. The 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS Spider, pictured above in its iconic paint job, is maybe the best example available. After all, it’s one of the only 20 units in its color combination. And the only one, too, with script Pininfarina logo work.
A recent restoration that cost $500,000 brought the ride in its current tiptop shape, so you don’t have to worry about parts coughing up ancient imprints of clunkiness. There’s also exhaustive documentation available, as is typical of RM Sotheby’s offerings. You also get original tool rolls and a period-correct Ferrari keychain.
This is, needless to say, a must-buy not just for Ferrari nuts, but also for vintage car collectors. Act fast, though, we’re sure this won’t stay on the market for too long. Hit the link below to view the full listing.
Photos courtesy of RM Sotheby’s