1985 Ferrari 288 GTOCopley Motorcars
- September 19, 2020
- Posted by Copley Motorcars
Copley Motorcars is offering this 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO, Serial Number ZFFPA16B000055227, Pininfarina designed Group B supercar, Rosso Corsa with black leather, 2.8 litre twin turbo V8 engine, 5 speed gear box, optioned with air conditioning and power windows.
It is delivered new April 1, 1985 via Symbol Car S.p.A. of Torino, Italy and would go on to live in Italy until going to the UK in 2008 where 55227 was road registered using license plate 288 GMO, comprehensively serviced by UK Ferrari specialists, DK Engineering, 2012 participant in Ferrari Tribute to the Mille Miglia tour through Italy and where it would visit the Ferrari Factory nearly 3 decades after original manufacture, in 2013 we imported the GTO to the States where it would reside in a blue chip European car collection and using the more appropriate registration of GTO 288, extensive and regular servicing performed by marque experts, Ken McCay’s Boston Sportscar, including 2018 major/belt servicing and bell housing re-lining, in late 2019 55227 would go back to the EU where it resides today in a stylish private collection, having a fresh servicing this summer and accruing only some 1,000 kilometers since returning to the EU, complete with original owner’s manuals and pouch, original 55227 maintenance booklet, fully documented by Swiss Ferrari historian, Marcel Massini and, Ferrari Factory Red Book Classiche Certified.
The 288 GTO, the original Ferrari supercar, and our 55227 one of the just 272 manufactured and a top-tier example in all respects.
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