Lot 22
1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1


Selling on Wednesday


• Desirable Bleu Sera and beige color combination
• Delivered new in Italy; Elegant and sporty GT car
• Original engine; Accompanied by Marcel Massini Report
• Recent no-expense-spared comprehensive service
• Tool roll, jack and books accompany the car
• 1 of only approximately 500 produced

3,967cc SOHC Colombo V-12 engine with triple Weber carburetors, 300 HP, four-speed manual transmission with overdrive, front and rear independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes; wheelbase: 104.3”

A replacement for the 250 GTE 2+2 and the 330 America, the Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 debuted at the Brussels Salon in January of 1964. This attractive new model helped carry on the success of the 2+2 models of the immediate past with several key updates, hoping to see an increase in sales over the 250 GTE 2+2. Ferrari’s new four-seater featured a completely new body style from Pininfarina, one that was very distinctive from the other new Ferrari models offered at the time. Notable cosmetic changes include more angular nose and tail sections from the 250 GTE 2+2 and the introduction of a wider front grille to help increase airflow to the engine. Following in the footsteps of the 330 America in terms of its drivetrain, the 330 GT 2+2 shared its four-litre V-12 engine, which was mated to the existing four-speed plus overdrive transmission in the 250 GTE. Wheelbase increased by two inches and, with the installation of Koni adjustable shock absorbers, handling improved immensely. Amidst all the improvements Ferrari had produced just over 500 Series I cars.

This superb 1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series I was, according to research performed by Ferrari historian Marcel Massini, completed in December 1963 and delivered to official Ferrari dealer Gioacchino Vari in Rome, Italy. Vari subsequently sold the car new to a buyer in Catania, Sicily, who registered it on Italian license plates of Catania "CT 117118". The 330 GT was serviced at the factory throughout the 1960s and 1970s until it was exported to the U.S. in the late 1970s. In the 1980s, it was acquired by Annette Hoag of Stockton, California, from the Ramsey Motor Company of San Francisco, California. The current owner purchased the Ferrari from Annette in the summer of 2018.

Of note, this car retains its original engine, gearbox and rear differential. Under the current owner’s stewardship, many improvements were made to further enhance this already exceptional 330 GT. Mechanically, it received a comprehensive service at a very reputable shop in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the drivetrain was carefully removed, allowing the proper rebuilding of the cylinder heads, overdrive unit, carburetors, distributors and fuel pumps. Additionally, the fuel tank was flushed, new head gaskets installed, engine resealed, rear differential resealed, as well as attending to the brakes, clutch, etc. The entire assembly was repainted and detailed before being fitted back into the car and the undercarriage detailed. The suspension system and related hardware was removed, sandblasted, painted and all new rubber bushings fitted. Other improvements done at the same time were the installation of a new factory ANSA exhaust system and five correct Pirelli 205VR15 tires. No expense was spared to make this 330 GT as clean and reliable as possible. All the work performed on this classic Ferrari is documented with photos and receipts. Created in the grand Italian tradition of high-speed touring cars, this attractive and low mileage 330 GT 2+2 is ready to be enjoyed by its next caretaker.

PLEASE NOTE: This vehicle is titled as a 1965.