After a trio of Ferrari 365 GTB/4 swept the 24 Hours of Daytona race in 1967, motoring writers nicknamed the car the Daytona, which became the name most people used to refer to the 365 GTB/4 and still is nowadays. Introduced at the Paris Salon in 1968, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona was designed by Leonardo Fioravanti at Pininfarina and Scaglietti built the bodies. The chassis was based on the earlier Ferrari 275 GTB/4 but the design was completely different. Originally designed with full-width acrylic headlamp covers, regulations forced the change to subtle pop-up lights, which added to the charm of the Daytona. The lines of the car were smooth and a deep cease on the side gave the car extra length visually. Inside, the cabin is spacious and comfortable, equipped with air conditioning, electric window lifts and a roomy luggage locker. Fitted with four-wheel coil-spring independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes, the Daytona was a very comfortable vehicle, providing an enjoyable and smooth, yet thrilling driving experience.
The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona was equipped with a 4.4-Liter DOHC V12 engine capable of 320hp. Featuring dual overhead-camshafts, the V12 drove through a rear-mounted five-speed transaxle. Journalist Paul Frre claimed to have hit 176 mph in 1969 with a Daytona, and described the car as the Grand Touring car par excellence.
Nearly 1,300 examples of the Daytona were made during its 6-year production run. If youre thinking about buying a Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, please dont hesitate to call The Beverly Hills Car Club team. They will provide you with valuable information and advice. Whether youre looking for a mint-condition Ferrari 365 GTB/4 with the original valise featuring the correct factory tools, the original books and comprehensive restoration work, or a barn-find car that needs to be stripped down and re-built, The Beverly Hills Car Club team will provide you with excellent service and help you purchase the perfect Ferrari. Call them now to get started! They are just a phone call away and look forward to hearing from you soon!
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