Front suspension was independent and brakes were discs all around. Sold new to an American owner named Desy, by 1967 it was in the hands of Luigi Chinetti Jr, son of the American Ferrari importer. As such, wealthy clients turned to Harold Radford which was a coachbuilding company already in tuned with morphing regular coupes into shooting brakes. Jay Kay is one of the most famous musicians of the modern era. Its rear hatch and all-wheel drive practically make it a family car, but under the hood, it packs a decidedly not-family-car0 680-horsepower V12.
This car may have started as a when it first rolled off the production line in Maranello, but in those days it was red and merely a very attractive touring car. The 330 was a replacement for the 275. It is no wonder, then, that this car has struggled to sell. Built for the Chinetti family in 1965. I would probably drive it once a month , taking the little lady out on a picnic. Around 1995 it was discovered in the Netherlands by Jean-Claude Paturau, a Frenchman who bought it in rather derelict condition but still with all its parts and took it back to France to be restored.
Finished in red with beige interior, it rode on the standard perforated alloy wheels. Chinetti sold the car to its first owner, Mr. I would build that glass dome room Put solar panels on it Put 5 of my favorite rare Ferraris on huge rotating disc In my backyard … For only friends could see under lights and a roped off path , with red velvet ropes in a air and moisture controlled room And buy this beauty! At this time, it was noted that the car was fitted with engine 09269. Luigi Chinetti vůz natolik zbožňoval, že jej používal jako svůj soukromý vůz po řadu let. Cue Tom Tjaarda, the man that went on to design the De Tomaso Pantera.
It made the rounds at several shows and concours, before Grammy-winning musician Jay Kay of Jamiroquai bought it in 2011. Congratulations on an excellent website. The car sits beautifully restored and resplendent in a rich Grey over Tan. But it'll certainly stand out in a crowd. There were around 600 coupes and 100 spyders produced during the production lifespan. The interior accommodates four passengers, each with their own bucket seat completed in a tan leather.
Powered by a single-cam V-12 displacing 3,967cc, power reached the rigid rear axle via a five-speed manual transmission. By the 1990s it was in Paris with Jean-Claude Paturau, who displayed it at the Louis Vuitton Concours dElegance at Bagatelle in September 1996. He put it up for sale in 2015. I have never heard of the vast majority of them. It turned up several years later in the Philadelphia area and by 1977 it had migrated to the Northern Virginia and Ed Waterman's Thoroughbred Motorcars. The 330 road cars were decidedly more relaxed and less exhilarating than the racing cars mentioned above, but their relatively high sales numbers and use of race-bred components meant that they were still important cars to Ferrari's history. Having spent many thousands of hours we run this website as a collective effort for you and fellow enthusiasts, aiming to help preserve this unique part of automotive heritage.
Car number 7963 was originally built in 1965 as a left-hand-drive American market model and shipped to Luigi Chinetti Motors in Greenwich, Connecticut. Sold new to an American owner named Desy, by 1967 it was in the hands of Luigi Chinetti Jr, son of the American Ferrari importer. A 1965 model was the base for Luigi Chinetti, Jr. The rear window also opens upwards which means you can really stuff the back of this Ferrari. Ferrari employed three Weber carburetors and an 8.
Since Jay Kay has tried to get rid of it, it has passed through a multitude of dealers and it even went from being green with a golden roof to being brown. He enjoyed it a great deal as evidenced by his putting some significant mileage on the car. Ferrari produced only four of these latter models. Payment for purchases may be made in or by a cash, b cashier's check or money order, c personal check with approved credit drawn on a U. It was also a bit longer than the models it replaced. You will find the sale page for this car if you. As witnesses of Ferrari's finest days, the 330 series road cars have become historically important and commensurately collectible.
Front suspension was independent and brakes were discs all around. Coachwork: Vignale Designer: Luigi Chinetti Jr. To put the design into the metal, the pair contracted with Alfredo Vignale, who had bodied many a Ferrari in the days before Pininfarina became the exclusive carrozzerie for the marque from Maranello. The 330 was a replacement for the 275. It was to be the last car completed by Carrozzeria Touring before it closed its doors and, thankfully, it survived to this day as a running and driving example. A wood-rimmed steering wheel and Blaupunkt radio complete the interior. Coco, as he was known, had an eye for design and had grown up around everything Ferrari.