1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta (via The Forgotten Gent)
January 21, 2011 — pooch02
Beautiful car with a brief history lesson!
1961 Ferrari 250 GT Comp./61 Short-wheelbase (SWB) Berlinetta In 1958, Enzo Ferrari wanted to improve the road racing performance of his already successful 250 GT (Gran Turismo) long-wheelbase Berlinetta (LWB). Although the 250 GT LWB was visually stunning, Ferrari and his engineers elected to shorten the wheelbase by seven inches to enhance cornering and maneuverability. Pininfarina, Ferrari's design firm, updated the coachwork, and Scagl … Read More