Offered for sale out of recent long term ownership is this time-capsule 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS. Finished in Rosso Corsa over a Crème interior this car reflects a true unmolested original car with just 7,757 documented miles since new. As a two owner car, with the same owner since 1986, this 308 is one of few collector grade examples to be offered in recent years. Complete with all books, tools, jack, spare, and a detailed service file this car presents a show worthy example that could easily be a top contender at any Ferrari Concour.
Cosmetically this car has no noticeable flaws and appears to be nearly new in every way. The only items that could possibly be pointed out upon a meticulous inspection would be that of one very small chip the size of a pencil point on the front nose, and the same on the lower front lip. Both are minor items but are present. Otherwise there are no other visible issues. The paint is easily a 9.5/10 throughout with excellent shine and consistency. The rubber bumpers are fade free and have none of the typical defects such as warping. All lenses are crack free and are original. All glass and rubber components are also crack free and original. The removable top is flawless with the underside leather also in excellent condition with the exception of a tear in one of the pulls that secures the top. All plastic components are scratch free. The rockers are clean showing hardly any use. Overall the exterior shows a very straight car that has never had any issues in the past and reflects a 7,756 mile car. The interior shows like new with absolutely no issues anywhere. The dash is free from any defects and appears to be new. The seats are of the same quality, they are impressively original and new as they were covered since 1986 with fitted Ferrari seat covers to preserve them. There is no wear on any of the bolsters, carpets, sills, rubber components, buttons, knobs, gauges etc… The interior is as close to new as a 308 can be. All items are in correct working order including the air conditioner which does blow cold.
Mechanically this car has been very well cared for with numerous belt services completed on the Ferrari time-line recommendation basis of every 5 years. All receipts from 1986 to present are from Algar Ferrari Maserati located in Rosemont, PA. The car starts with no issues, runs, drives, stops, and handles like a 7,756 mile 308 should. The engine bay shows well with everything in proper order. The front trunk is of the same consistency showing no issues at all and nearly new; all sitting on proper Chromadora wheels with newer and correct TRX Tires.
All things considered this is an excellent opportunity for any collector or enthusiast to purchase a nearly new, collector grade, carbureted 308. Accompanying the sale are all books in the proper pouch, detailed service history, all tools and jack in there correct pouch’s, fitted seat covers, spare, Ferrari utility light, top cover, and other minor accessories. Please inquire with any additional interest. SOLD