Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 5
The Ferrari road car really made its presence felt
with the release of the 275 GTB, a classic two-seater housed on a a short (240cm)
For the first time
Ferrari had produced a car with sophisticated suspension
ensuring that a car as quick as this could be driven
The five-speed manual transmission
was kept separate
from the engine and double wishbone rear suspension
replaced the solid axle with leaf spring that was a
part of the 250 GT.
There was also the usual four wheel disc brakes. The
engine was the famous Ferrari V12 60 degree 3.3 litre
motor which produced 280 bhp in single overhead cam
From 1965 the Series Two car was manufactured
with its longer bonnet and smaller air intake and in
1966 a four-cam 275 GTB/4 with six carburettors and
dry sump lubrication was produced.
Top speed of this model increased from 241 km/h to 265
with 0 - 96 in seven seconds.
Also Ferrari made the
GTS especially for the US market. Its body was much
heavier and it looked remarkably different from the
The rare versions were the NART Spiders as well
as the GTB/C competition cars.