1979 Ferrari 308 GTB

Not for sale

Chassis Number: F106AB  30397
Decoded: F106AB=2.9L V8; 20443=Chassis Number
Engine number: F106A E 01774

Engine spec: 2926 cc DOHC V8
4 x Weber 40DCNF Twin Choke Carburetors/205 hp
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Power Assisted Four Wheel Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Odometer: 56,780 miles

• Beautiful and desirable color combination of Silver over Red
• Final year of the carbureted 308 GTB
• U.S. delivery car, includes books, tools, and jack
• Recent complete 30k major service

The Model – Ferrari introduced the 308 GTB (Berlinetta) at the Paris Salon in October 1975 as the replacement for the Dino 246. The new 308 GTB was beautifully designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, of Pininfarina. Power came from a transverse mid-mounted four cam V8 with four Weber twin choke carburetors connected to a 5-speed manual transmission. The finished product was a success for Ferrari, and with the sleek styled GTB and the later open top GTS, the 308/328 models become one of the most loved and recognized model range that Ferrari produced. The early cars utilized a fiberglass (vetroresina) bodies, and from mid-1977 the bodies were made of steel. Production was 1975 through 1979 during which time just 2,185 steel bodied carbureted 308 GTB's were produced for the world markets.

The Car —  This beautiful US delivery 308 GTB (steel bodied) was produced on December 1979, which is the last year Ferrari offered a carbureted variant of the 308. Finished in wonderful Silver (Argento Auteuil) over Red (Rosso) leather. It's easy to see this car has been loved and cared for over the years. The vehicle received a complete bare metal repaint (photo documented) to renew it's aging factory silver paint, and even after several years the paint looks excellent. The Rosso red interior is very original with great patina, only natural aging and wear. Overall this vehicle is very clean and well preserved with a very good service history. Recently this 308 received an extensive engine out major service with new timing belts, water pump, valve adjustment, and several items replaced / updated due to age (hoses, seals, ignition wires, etc). Some noted enhancement to the car, 16” Ferrari wheels from a later model 308 and a TUBI exhaust muffler. Car comes with the original set of 14" wheels, as well as the owners manual/books, service records, tool kit, and jack kit.