This 288 GTO number 52743 was displayed by the Ferrari factory at the 60th annual Auto Salon of Turin in November of 1984.  The 34th of only 272 units ever built, was delivered to its first owner in December of the same year.  It stayed in Europe until 2008 when it was imported into the USA.  Read More...

COLOR

ODOMETER

VIN

Rosso Corsa

8,685 Miles

52743

 
FEATURES

Engine

Transmission

Drivetrain

Year

Odometer

Color

Interior 

2.8 L Turbo

Manual 5 Speed

Rear

1984

8,685 Miles

Rosso Corsa

Black

BACKGROUND

The Ferrari GTO was built to compete in the new Group B Race series and a minimum of 200 cars were required for homologation. However, due to a change in regulation by FIA the group B was disbanded, leaving just the Group A Rally championship. The GTO never had the opportunity to race and all the 272 cars built remained road cars.

The design of slanted air vents from the

original 250 GTO was used in the 288 GTO's rear fenders to cool the brakes. The GTO also had wider body panels than the 308's because they had to cover larger Goodyear tires mounted on racing wheels. The suspension's height could be set higher for road use or lower for racing on tracks. Bodywork material was new and lighter for

better acceleration and handling. The 288 GTO's weight was only 2,555 pounds, compared to 3,085-3,350 for the 308/328. Steel was used just for the doors because major body panels were made from molded fiberglass. Kevlar was used for the hood, and the roof was made from Kevlar and carbon fiber.

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