Introduced in 1975, the Ferrari 308 was the successor to the legendary Ferrari Dino 246 and its production ended in 1985 when the Ferrari 328 replaced it. Launched at the Paris Motor Show, it came in as a supplement to the Bertone-designed Dino 308 GT4, which was longer and very different from the previous Dino design. With this new model, Ferrari used Pininfarina again, which did as great of a job as he did with his famous masterpieces: the Daytona and Berlinetta Boxer. The Ferrari 308 GTB was a coupe two-seater, also available in a convertible trim from 1977 -known as the Ferrari 308 GTS. A lot of similarities can be outlined between the GT4 and the GTB: both cars sat on the same tube-frame platform, the GTB’s wheelbase being shorter as it was a two-seater in opposition to the 2+2 configuration of the GT4). Both models also featured 4-wheel double wishbone independent suspension and the popular V8 engine.
If you’re interested in buying a Ferrari 308 GTB, you might already know a lot about the model. Here is a quick outline of the main variants and their evolution through the years. The very first models of Ferrari 308 GTB featured glass-reinforced plastic bodywork, until mid 1977, later introducing steel fabrication. The 308 GTB was carbureted until 1980, then adding a Bosch fuel injection system to comply with US emission regulations. The new model called 308 GTBi dropped power and Ferrari introduced the QV model -quattrovalvole- to overcome the power loss in 1982. Each variant has its pros and cons and ultimately, each example is unique with its own options, some of the most popular being metallic paint, deep front spoiler, air conditioning or wider wheels.
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