The 1962 Ferrari 250 GT stands out as a unique and exotic collectable Ferrari. It made a huge and instantaneous impact on the driving world as a sports car when it was released in 1959. The 250 in the name indicates the car’s engine displacement of 250 cc per cylinder. With 12 cylinders in its engine, the total displacement was 3.0 Liters. The GT stands for Gran Turismo, which references its classification as a homologation model for GT racing. Multiple versions of the Ferrari 250 GT were made throughout its production range, from the coupe, to the Spyder, to the Competizione, to the Lusso. Thanks to its incredible performance, the racing models won the GT class in international production sports car racing, as well as many famous races such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans. One of the car’s main advantages was its lighter curb weight with an all-aluminum body, covering its steel tubular frame. The nose of the Ferrari 250 GT is pretty recognizable, being long and low for increased aerodynamic performance, as well as the car’s rear features protruding rear fenders to allow space for large tires.
Should you be interested in a 1962 Ferrari 250 GT, there are many things to look at when you spot an example you like. The first piece of advice that The Beverly Hills Car Club team will give you, is to ask for the help of a Ferrari classic experts. Ferrari models of the 1960s are quite rare and their value can be hugely affected by multiple factors, such as the condition of the body and mechanics, or the history of the vehicle and its ownership. A trustworthy expert will make sure you know everything about the vehicle you’re about to purchase and will ensure you get the right value for it. In the meantime, The Beverly Hills Car Club team advises you have a look at potential leaking points on convertibles models, as well as rust damage on aluminum and steel chassis, as those are the two major disadvantages of the Ferrari 250 GT. This is simply one of the many tips you can get from the staff. Call the team for more!
The Beverly Hills Car Club is well known for their wide inventory of classic cars of all makes and models, including numerous classic Ferraris. If the model you’re looking for doesn’t appear to be listed on the online inventory, call the team to inquire about the latest acquisition. The professionals are always pleased to hear from classic car enthusiasts and look forward to hearing from you soon.
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