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The Book of The Ferrari 288 GTO

$80

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This book covers the background, conception, design, production and aftermath of the iconic Ferrari 288 GTO, including the prototypes, the early production cars, the mainstream production cars in their various specification guises, and the Evolution cars planned for the aborted Group B FIA race series.

It features over 400 relevant photographs, from original production images to the cars as they are today, including the 1984 Geneva Salon where the car debuted, the first ever GTO Reunion in 1985, current salon and action images, right up to the 25th Anniversary Ferrari 288 GTO Reunion held in America in 2009. Also featured are the actual factory production approval sheets, as filed with the Italian government, in an illustrated technical drawing form, along with a chassis by chassis register of every 288 GTO built, including destroyed prototypes, production cars, and GTO Evoluziones – in fact all 284 cars ever built.

This book contains essential resources covering all aspects of the car, including archives, maintenance specialists, restoration specialists, worldwide clubs, parts sources, etc. A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated look at a unique sports car, and a must-have for Ferrari fans.

Features

  • The complete chassis register of every 288 GTO built (all 284 of them)
  • The background, conception, design, production and aftermath of the Ferrari 288 GTO
  • Images, detailed illustrations and forward from the designer of the car, Leonardo Fioravanti
  • Another forward by the chief development engineer, Nicola Materazzi, known as ‘the father of the 288 GTO’
  • All publicity and press coverage assembled in one chapter
  • Period production images as well as current salon and action images
  • Factory production approval sheets as filed with the Italian government
  • Previously unpublished FIA homologation papers
  • Resource guide to specialists, clubs, parts sources and archives

Specifications

Publisher: Veloce Publishing
Author: Jack Sackey
Hardcover, 272 pages.

Note: This product ships from Europe, please allow extra time for delivery.