1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 PrivateCars - Southbury - 4 views
This 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4 was built in March 1975 and sold new at Madison Smith Naturally of Nashville, Tennessee. Power is provided the original 3.0-liter DOHC V8, which is coupled with a five-speed manual transaxle. The car was reportedly purchased by its previous owner out of Alabama in 1981 and spent several years with him in Europe, where it was repainted its current shade of yellow in 1997. It was brought to Connecticut by the seller last year following nine years of storage in Alabama, and subsequent recommissioning included carburetor rebuilds, a timing belt service, tune-up, and refreshing the fuel system. This Dino GT4 is now being offered for sale with factory manuals and Connecticut registration.
Designed by Marcello Gandini, the 308 GT4 was the first production Ferrari to feature Bertone bodywork. Originally finished in dark metallic green, this example was reportedly repainted its current Giallo Fly (Y-191) over black scheme at Carrozzeria Zilio of Sacile, Italy in 1997. The seller notes a few areas of touch-up and points out minor blemishes in the gallery, which also contains close-up photos of the paint, lenses, and trim.
14” Cromodora wheels with yellow Ferrari center caps are wrapped in 205/70 Fulda Carat tires, which display date codes from 2002. The pop-up headlights are shown in their raised position below.
Tan leather seats have been cleaned and treated with Leatherique. Wear is noted on the outer bolsters and lower seat cushions, and the car is not equipped with a rear seat. A cassette stereo is fitted in the center console, though no speakers are currently installed. The air conditioning system is not functional, and the right turn signal and fuel gauge are said to be finicky.
Veglia instrumentation includes a 180-mph speedometer, a 10k-rpm tachometer, a quartz clock, and a 5-digit odometer that shows just under 53k miles.
The 3.0L DOHC V8 was factory-rated at 240 horsepower when new and is linked to a 5-speed manual transaxle. New belts, tensioners, and a water pump were installed by the seller, along with new spark plugs, wires, and fuel lines. The Weber carburetors were also rebuilt and are equipped with velocity stacks. The air cleaner top was repainted and is included in the sale. A new fuel pump and battery were installed earlier this year, and the fluids were changed.
Stamping #01139 matches the engine number shown on the delivery paperwork and included owner’s manual.
Additional photos of the underside are viewable in the gallery, along with factory stampings and numbers. The seller notes an exhaust header leak and states that the timing belt cover will be attached for the sale.
The original owner’s manuals and sales documentation are included as shown in the gallery. An idling and driving video can be seen below.
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