For Sale: 1979 Ferrari 308 GTSI in St. Louis, Missouri

$85,400

Vehicle Description

1979 Ferrari 308GTS 24,114 Original Miles Originally purchased from Grand Touring Cars Inc. 2 Owner car, same owner since 1982 2.9L V8 Engine with Four Weber 40DCNF Carburetors 5 speed Manual Transmission U.S. Specification Finished in rare Rosso Dino MotoeXotica is offering this fabulous 1979 Ferrari 308 GTS, from the private collection of a prominent Northeastern physician. Housed at his personal fishing lodge, in State College, PA, situated on the famous Spruce Creek. This 308 has enjoyed the same secluded back roads as his honored guests (including four U.S. Presidents!) The rare Rosso Dino metallic paint is in great condition with no major imperfections to be found. Inside, the tan leather seats all look great with normal wear visible including the door panels and dashboard that are matched to the exterior of the car and look fantastic. The Ferrari 308 was a replacement for the successful 246 Dino line. It sported a Pininfarina-styled body that was available in only a GTB coupe early on; in 1977, Ferrari introduced the GTS model. The “S” signifying Spider, in this case in a targa top form. Its iconic wedge-shaped body lines were designed by Leonardo Fioravanti who famously penned the 365 GTB/4 Daytona and 246 Dino. It quickly won over many enthusiasts for both its looks and performance. Often associated with the TV show Magnum, P.I., as the 308 GTS played a starring role in the series, capturing the hearts of many as it chased down criminals on the islands of Hawaii with actor Tom Selleck behind the wheel. Ferrari went on to produce fuel-injected 308’s making the GTSi, GTBi available starting in 1980, and the Quatrovolve, in 1983. Total production numbers for all variation were 12,149 in a span of ten years, 1975 to 1985. The 308 GTS proved to be the more popular variant of the 308 model, with a total of 3,219 examples manufactured. This original 308GTS  has spent the last 33 years with the same prominent Doctor, was driven sparingly and boasts only 24,114 actual miles. It comes equipped with the iconic four Weber 40 DCNF carbureted  2.9L (2927cc) 32 valve 237 hp DOHC V8, 5 speed manual transmission, 4 wheel disc brakes, air conditioning, 14 inch Ferrari  alloys with "Prancing Horse" center caps, black targa removable top and AM FM stereo. The car has just finished a major service including new timing belt, tensors and water pump and comes with all the original books, jack, tools, spare tire, spare keys and an "Actual Mileage" title. This is your chance to own a world class carbureted 308 Ferrari. Your neighbors will envy you as well as everyone that lays their eyes on this masterpiece. The is the perfect first Ferrari for any car lover or a perfect addition to any collection. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!! Current mileage on the odometer shows 24,101. Vehicle is sold as is on clean clear actual mileage title. VIN: F106AS30237

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-725812
  • Year:1979
  • Make:Ferrari
  • Model:308 GTSI
  • Exterior Color:Rosso Dino
  • Interior Color:Tan Leather
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Stock Number:150929
  • VIN:F106AS30237