1960 Ferrari 250GT PF Coupe

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1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series II Coupé

Chassis No. 1971 GT, Chassis Type: 508 F
Engine No. 1971 GT, Engine Type: 128 F
Gearbox Type 508 F, Internal No. 192 F (Source: Factory)
Rear Axle Type 508 F, Internal No. 213 F (Source: Factory)
Pinin Farina Body No. 136 (Source: Factory)
Pinin Farina Job No. 29486 (Source: Factory)

Original exterior color: Blu Sera MM 16439 (Source: Factory)
Original interior color: Beige VM 3097 Leather Connolly (Source: Factory)

Disc Brakes (Source: Factory)
Overdrive (Source: Factory)
Borletti Instruments in Miles (Source: Factory)

A Very Late and Exceptionally Desirable Series II 250GT, Featuring Four-Wheel Disc Brakes, Outside-Plug Engine & Overdrive

The 338th of a total of 353 units built, Among the Last 15 Examples Built

Complete Matching-Numbers Example, Presented in its Original Livery

From Nearly 50 Years of Ownership, Sold on its 1978 California 'Pink Slip'

Provenance Documented by Marcel Massini History Report

Supported by a Large Dossier Records, Invoices & Documents
• Ferrari Factory (scans) & Original Francorchamps Records on File
• Servicing Records from 1971-2021 on File
• 250 Servicing Manuals Parts Book Copies

Original 1960 Owner's Manuals in Original Leather Folio
• Original 1960 “Main Directions for Use and Upkeep of the 250 Granturismo”
• Original 250 Granturismo “Spare Parts Catalog”
• Original matching Ferrari Authorized Service Agents Booklet
• Original 1967 & 1968 Ferrari Authorized Service Agents booklets
• Original Garage Francorchamps Maintenance Policy Book

#486 Pinin Farina Body Number Stampings

Beautifully Tuned, Balanced & Well Presented

Not to be underestimated by virtue of its design, the 250 GT Coupé was a performer through and through. The car was fitted with the Colombo-designed V12 engine and more than capable of competing head-on with the finest sports car manufacturers of the era while as a most exquisite Personal Luxury Vehicle.

Known limited ownership from new, and nearly 50 years of caretaker stewardship, 1971 GT comes exceptionally well documented and presented for its next chapter. Numerous records and invoices tracking from 1971-2021 document decades of maintenance and upkeep to 1971 GT. Notable services, which appear today, include a 1990-91 engine rebuild and mechanical freshening by Harry Pappas' Automobili Scuderia, followed by minor cosmetics and Precision Wire Wheels restoration of the Borrani wheels, now properly fitted with 185R400 Michelin X tires. 2016-2018 major mechanical service, freshening and cosmetic restoration work by Roselli Foreign Car Repair of San Jose, CA. Additionally, the Ferrari would receive paintwork, rubber seals and consumable items, electrical restorative work and more.

In Spring 2021 the PF Coupe was the recipient of a thorough inspection and scheduled service by DriverSource. This consisted of a rebuild of the Weber carburetors, complete rebuild of the Houdaille shocks by Houdaille Shock Restoration, new concours correct fuel lines by Newco, miscellaneous consumables, steam cleaning of the fuel tank, followed by the installation of a new fuel sender – calibrated to the original fuel gauge by Palo Alto Speedometer. This was proceeded by an extensive top-to-bottom detailing revealing the vast recent work performed and beautiful underpinnings of the car.

Today, the body appears very strait with a notably solid and tidy undercarriage and frame. Complementing the supple, bright upholstery and trim. Both interior and exterior cosmetics have mellowed beautifully, however, still very capable for show display or cross-country touring. The underside is nicely detailed and presents exceptionally well. Rarely seen, an underside “belly pan” is mounted in place. Drivability is excellent, including tight handling, quick revving and the feel you would want and expect out of a robust vintage touring / event car. Engine no. 1971 GT shows excellent compression numbers with great road manners both on the prowl or in pursuit. An ideal PF Coupe that will certainly reward its next caretaker, we have no doubts this Ferrari could offer its pilots a cross-country trip at whim.

Engine Compression:
1. 145 psi
2. 150 psi
3. 150 psi
4. 150 psi
5. 140 psi
6. 160 psi
7. 160 psi
8. 145 psi
9. 150 psi
10. 155 psi
11. 145 psi
12. 145 psi

Recorded Provenance:
May 4, 1960 Chassis entered the Carrozzeria Pinin Farina plant in Torino
July 18, 1960 Pinin Farina completion date
July 29, 1960 Ferrari Factory invoice #164/60 issued to Garage Francorchamps SA in Brussels, Belgium, total amount invoiced US$ 6'000
July 30, 1960 Ferrari Factory completion date
July 30, 1960 Factory Delivery Note (Rimesso) #1142 issued
July 30, 1960 Delivered new to Jacques Swaters' Garage Francorchamps SA in Brussels, Belgium
1960 Original destination was a Mr. Flipot, in Brussels, Belgium (This is the destination but not necessarily the name of the real first owner. Oftentimes somebody's name was used to order and once the car was delivered, it actually went to somebody else.)
Then Sold by Garage Francorchamps through Luigi Chinetti Motors to Stephen Petscheck, USA – Original Owner
1971 Lucien LeClere of Los Altos, California
1973-August 2021 Neil Beman, resident in Mountain View, CA/USA

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