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1954 | Ferrari 250 GT Europa

Sublime in 'Grigio Argento' with 'Pelle Cuoio'. Ferrari Classiche Certified

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Beschreibung

In the late ’40s, Luigi Chinetti, an Italian racing driver, approached Ferrari about building sports cars for the public. Ferrari was hesitant because his company’s main purpose was to win races. Later on, Ferrari began to prepare to manufacture and sell cars, in order to finance its racing operations. Chinetti, who had been selling European racing cars since the ’20s, observed that the United States’ economy could sustain Ferrari’s racing aspirations far better than Europe. By the early 1950s, Chinetti opened the first Ferrari dealership in the US.

Enzo Ferrari knew the V12 format would be well suited for single seater and sports car racing, and perfect for grand tourers: it offered great versatility. In 1954, Ferrari introduced a V12 engine which became one of its signatures the Colombo 3 litre V12. Some of Ferrari’s greatest cars have used the Colombo V12, including the 250 Europa GT. It is surely the most famous and the longest-lived V12 in history.

The Ferrari 250 Europa GT is unanimously considered the first Ferrari to be built in series (albeit it a very small series). Almost identical to the 250 Europa, it has similar lines but a shorter chassis. The 250 Europa GT had a 2963 cc V12 engine, producing 220 hp. The car had a tubular chassis with the internal code Tipo 508, Measuring 2.6 metres, the wheelbase was 200 millimetres shorter than that on the previous 250 Europa, enabling Ferrari to save a total of around 100 kilograms in weight. Although Vignale had been responsible for the body of the first Europa GT, most of the production was handled by Pininfarina.

Some interesting facts of this car:

  • The 5th of only 32 PininFarina designed GT Europa’s
  • Some sources quote the car to be known as the Factory demonstrator 
  • Special treats as Mr. Ferrari wanted to impress his clients: a 300 km/h speedometer!
  • A special competition gearbox tipo 342
  • Abarth exhaust from new, giving a fabulous V12 sound
  • Ferrari Classiche Certified with all matching numbers
  • Superb restoration by the best specialists for a lifetime Ferrari aficionado
  • Complete engine, gearbox, carburetors, supension, brakes etc rebuilt
  • History known from new and nice documented restoration
  • Prize winner at the Concours d’Elegance Paleis het Loo in 2001
  • Not shown on the Concours lawn since
  • Invited to and participated at the 70 year Ferrari Anniversary Cavalcade Classiche Rally
  • FIVA passport
  • Participated and finished at the famous Mille Miglia in 2017 and 2019
  • Comes with a report from Marcel Massini
  • Next best Ferrari to a Tour de France

If you are looking to purchase a very special Ferrari and one of the most elegant 12 cilinder Ferrari’s with the famous 3.0 litre V12 Colombo on a short chassis and at a relatively affordable price level, come and see us! Superb condition, showing the quality of the previous restoration.

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Very Superior Old Cars is a classic sportscar consultancy company founded in 1992. We work for our customers to assist with all aspects of their car interests. From acquisition consultancy with restoration advice and management to private sales in our boutique art gallery.

VSOC is centrally located between Amsterdam and The Hague, only 17 km (11 miles) from Schiphol Airport. There is a broad selection of classic sports cars on display, in very good or excellent condition, varying from beautiful yet affordable sports cars to rare and valuable collectors’ items. When you intend to visit us in The Netherlands, we would advise you to make an appointment so that we can give you some quality time. If you arrive by plane or train, we would be happy to pick you up at the airport or train station. Besides Dutch we speak English, German, French and Italian.

Fahrzeugdetails

Fahrzeugdaten

Marke
Ferrari
Modellreihe
250
Modell
250 GT Europa
Erstzulassung
Nicht angegeben
Baujahr
1954
Tachostand (abgelesen)
52’017 km
Fahrgestellnummer
Nicht angegeben
Motornummer
Nicht angegeben
Getriebenummer
Nicht angegeben
Matching numbers
Ja
Anzahl Besitzer
Nicht angegeben

Technische Details

Karosserieform
Coupé
Leistung (kW/PS)
162/220
Hubraum (cm³)
2953
Zylinder
12
Anzahl Türen
2
Lenkung
Links
Getriebe
Manuell
Gänge
4
Antrieb
Heck
Bremse Front
Trommel
Bremse Heck
Trommel
Kraftstoff
Benzin

Individuelle Konfiguration

Außenfarbe
Silber
Innenfarbe
Braun
Innenmaterial
Leder

Zustand & Zulassung

Zustandskategorie
Restauriert
Gutachten vorhanden
Zustand
TÜV/HU
Zugelassen
Fahrbereit
FIVA
Mille Miglia geeignet

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