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1981 FERRARI 308GTSi TARGA
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  • SPECTACULAR CONDITION!
  • DELIVERED NEW TO NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA
  • RARE AND DESIRABLE 308 GTSI
  • ONE OF ONLY 1,743 BUILT!
  • RECENT $15,000 BELT SERVICE PERFORMED BY MARQUE SPECIALIST MASIMO CONTI (FORMER HEAD MECHANIC FOR MICHAEL SCHUMACHER’S FERRARI F1 RACING TEAM)
  • GORGEOUS FACTORY CORRECT COLOR COMBINATION
  • METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED
  • EXCELLENT DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING ORIGINAL BOOKS, DETAILED SERVICE RECORDS AND TOOL ROLL
  • ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMING 308s WE HAVE SEEN IN YEARS!
  • TREMENDOUS INVESTMENT POTENTIAL!
  • PERFECT FOR THE MOST DEMANDING COLLECTOR OR ENTHUSIAST!
  • Options Include:
  • FACTORY AIR CONDITIONING
  • FERRARI NARDI STEERING WHEEL
  • POWER WINDOWS
  • 390MM ALLOY WHEELS
  • Introduced at the Paris Motor Show as the replacement for the Dino 246 in 1975, the 308 has a solid place in Ferrari history. Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, who had previously penned the 365 Daytona for Pininfarina, the 308 quickly won over many enthusiasts for both its looks and performance. The 308 shared both its tube-frame platform and double-wishbone independent suspension with the Ferrari 308 GT/4. Power was derived from the 2,929cc transversely mounted V8, producing more than 240 horsepower and a top speed of 156 mph. 4-wheel disc brakes ensured excellent stopping power and when mated with the 5-speed manual transaxle, the 308 provided a driving experience like no other. The 308 GTS entered production in 1977, and while similar to the 308 GTB, the main difference between the two was its convertible Targa top which, when removed, provides the pleasure of open-air driving. Ferrari made sure to reinforce the chassis to account for the missing roof, leaving the handling dynamics of the GTB coupe largely intact. Beginning in 1980, Ferrari would adapt Bosch Fuel Injection and electronic ignition, changing the 308’s name to the 308 GTBi and 308 GTSi. Often considered as the more reliable 308, the GTBi and GTSi were built in limited numbers before the model was replaced by the 308 Quattrovalvole in 1982. As a whole, the 308 GTS is often associated with the TV show Magnum, P.I. as the model played a starring role in the series, capturing the hearts of many as it chased down criminals on the islands of Hawaii with actor Tom Selleck behind the wheel. The 308's iconic wedge shape was a staple of the time and is one of the most recognized today as it was on TV screens in the 1980’s, ensuring the 308 GTS collectability and desirability for years to come.

    The 1981 Ferrari 308GTSi featured here is finished in stunning Argento Silver with an impeccably kept black leather interior. This magnificent 308GTSi is among one of the finest examples of a GTSi we have seen in years! It was delivered new in Southern California and has been stored in a climate-controlled facility when not in use. Accompanying this investment grade 1981 Ferrari 308GTSi is its original owner’s manual, service booklet, detailed service records, as well as a receipt for $14,978 from a recent major belt service and tuning by renowned marque specialist Massimo Conti, former head mechanic for Michael Schumacher’s F1 team. We are pleased to offer what we believe to be one of the best examples of this iconic 1981 Ferrari 308GTSi to be found today.
    Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

    Year:
    1981
    Make:
    Ferrari
    Model:
    308GTSi
    Color:
    Argento Silver
    Mileage:
    64,175
    Stock Number:
    406463_81_308

    Engine:
    2,926 cc 214 hp V8
    Transmission:
    5-Speed Manual
    Style:
    Targa
    NADA VALUE
    $93,400.00
    DISCOUNT
    $40,900.00
    BUY IT NOW PRICE
    $69,900.00

    Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. Our dealership spans 4 acres, boasts 3 luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department, a world-class restoration facility, and is only minutes away from Lambert International Airport. While we offer our cars for online sale and auction, we do also encourage you to visit our beautiful classic car showroom!

    Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Car Gallery
    3455 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63074
    Telephone: (314)291-7000
    Fax: (314)291-0957
    Email: info@schmitt.com
    Why buy from Daniel Schmitt & Co?

    Family owned and operated for over 50 years, we are a classic and luxury car gallery, committed to delivering some of the rarest, highest-quality classic cars, to customers worldwide. Throughout the years, our classic car dealership has built its reputation as one of the most trusted providers of classic cars to enthusiasts, collectors or investors. We offer truly unique and beautiful motorcars for sale.


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    NADA Guides March 13, 2018

    High Retail: $93,400.00


    Year:
    1981
    Make:
    Ferrari
    Model:
    308GTSi
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    High Retail Value
    This vehicle would be in excellent condition overall. It could be a completely restored or an extremely well maintained original vehicle showing very minimal wear. The exterior paint, trim, and mechanics are not in need of reconditioning. The interior would be in excellent condition. Note: This value does not represent a “100 Point” or “# 1” vehicle *.* “100 Point” or “# 1” vehicle is not driven. It would generally be in a museum or transported in an enclosed trailer to concourse judging and car shows. This type of car would be stored in a climate-regulated facility.

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    Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Car Gallery
    3455 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63074
    Telephone: (314)291-7000
    Fax: (314)291-0957
    Email: info@schmitt.com
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    A FAMILY TRADITION FOR OVER 50 YEARS, SELLING CLASSIC & FINE MOTORCARS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
    Whether you are looking to buy a foreign exotic car or a premium American classic car, Daniel Schmitt & Company is ready to help you find the automobile of your dreams. You will find a wide selection of vehicles in our classic car showroom, which is located in the beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. We offer pre-purchase inspections of any car upon request. Call or e-mail us today to arrange a test drive.

    Daniel Schmitt & Co.
    3455 North Lindbergh Blvd
    St. Louis, MO 63074
    (314)291-7000
    info@schmitt.com

    Showroom Hours
    Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    (open until 5:00 by appointment)
    Sunday: Closed

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