Model: 365GT 2+2
Origin: Milan, Italy
Production: 1968 – 1971 | 809
Engine: 4.4L Colombo Tipo 245 V12
Founded by Enzo Ferrari, when he left Alfa Romeo in 1939, as Auto Avio Costruzioni, Ferrari built its first car in 1940. However, the company wasn’t truly recognized until the first Ferrari badge was placed on a vehicle in 1947. A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car ever sold in 2012 for $38.1 million.
Throughout their history, Ferrari has always been noted for competing in races, especially Formula One, where it is the most successful racing team, holding the most championships (16) with the highest number of winning drivers (15). They are also the only team to have competed in every Formula One World Championship since its commencement in 1950.
The 365GT 2+2 debuted at the Paris Auto Show in 1967 and went on sale the following year. Being the largest and most luxurious Ferrari to date, you can believe it caused quite a commotion. Not only were consumers surprised and delighted to see a spacious backseat, but this model was also the last production Ferrari to receive a wooden steering wheel. The 1968 365GT 2+2 was the most popular of the 365 models, with only 809 made in the four-year production lifespan, 52 of which being right hand driven.