1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

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1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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This Dino 246 GT is a European L version with knock-off wheels, round side marker lights, radio delete, European gauge package and alloy door skins, engine and truck lids. An 18-month restoration was completed by Bob Smith Coachworks in 2004 after a....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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Unfortunately too often dismissed by purists, the Ferrari Dino is nevertheless one of the prettiest Ferraris. In addition, with its good combination of gear ratios and a center placed V6 engine, the car offered a wonderful driving experience that ma....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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In the late 1960's through the 1970's Ferrari produced the Dino series - the 206, 246 and 308. Enzo Ferrari used the name to honor his only son, Alfredo Dino Ferrari, who died in 1956 from muscular dystrophy.....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 246GT01158
Engine Num: 135CS

The first Dino production car was the Ferrari Dino 206GT, available from 1967 through 1969. The engine was later revised with a cast-iron cylinder block and an increase in capacity to 2.4-liters, bringing about the Dino 246GT. The new 246GT, introduc....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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This Verde Germoglio 246 GT is perhaps the only example in the US. There is another example in Europe. This example has been given a nut-and-bolt restoration, with the interior receiving as much attention as the exterior. There is a three-spoke steer....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 00690

This Ferrari Dino 246 is one of just 357 examples of the Tipo L model. The Tipo L version was a transitional variant that ran between the original Dino 206 and the 246 variations. The older models had handmade craftsmanship featuring lightweight allo....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 01016

This 246GT Dino has covered just over 21,000 miles and is 1 of 357 L-Series Dino GTs. The Dino was used sparingly prior to having extensive restoration work performed last year.....[continue reading]

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT vehicle information

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The Dino, developed by Ferrari and its then-new business partner Fiat, was the first Maranello-built road car to feature a V6 engine mounted in the rear, an idea taken from the Ferrari 206 S and SP prototype race cars. The first Dino, a 2-liter coupe....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: 246GT01158 
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Chassis #: 00690 
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History

The 206 Dino was built by Enzo Ferrari as a tribute to his son who passed away in 1956 at the age of 24 due to kidney disease. Alfredo Ferrari, more commonly known as Dino, was Enzo Ferrari's only son (Alfredo was also Enzo's brother and fathers' name). Afredo had been trained in Switzerland as an engineer, after which he returned to the family business and received tutoring from his father. It was Enzo's dream to one-day hand over the keys to the company to his son. Sadly, that never transpired.
The 206S first debuted in 1965 at the Paris Salon. The Dino Berlinetta GT Prototype was debuted later in 1966 at the Turin Show and again in 1967 at the same show but this time as a production model. The Dino Berlinetta was Ferrari's first transverse-mounted mid-engine vehicle.

The design was done by Pininfarina and built by Scaglietti at the Maranello assembly facility. The body was alloy and the frame was steel.

The Dino 206 did not receive any Ferrari marque. It was void of the signature 'horse' logo, making it never officially a Ferrari. Rather, it was marketed as a separate marque.

The Dino was also built to compete against the Porsche 911. In order to meet the Formula Two racing regulations, over 500 production units had to be made. Ferrari was not capable of producing such numbers. So Ferrari relied on other resources. The engine was supplied by Fiat with half the number of cylinders that Ferrari was accustomed to working with. It was an all-alloy 2-liter, quad-cam, V-6 engine capable of producing between 140 and 180 horsepower. Side vents were located on the car which helped with cooling the engine.

Production continued until the end of 1969.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2006

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