Live Online Auction: 1979 Ferrari 308 GTS

The targa-topped 308 GTS is a V8 mid-engined, two-seater sports car manufactured by the Italian company Ferrari from 1975 to 1985. The 308 replaced the Dino 246 GT and GTS in 1975 and was updated as the 328 GTB/GTS in 1985.

The 308 was made famous by the television series Magnum, P.I. in which the series lead, Thomas Magnum (played by Tom Selleck of The Moustache) drove the car around Oahu for eight seasons while on his investigations, from 1980 to 1988. Several 308 GTS cars were used, a new one for each season, most being auctioned off after filming and all with the license plate 'ROBIN 1'.

This Example

Description by seller:

This particular carburettor version 308 GTS has a Rosso Corsa exterior with Nero leather interior (which has recently been redone) and comes with factory option front spoiler and 16-inch rims. Paintwork has a few stone chips.

Cam belts and clutch recently replaced. Full-service history. Full ownership history. Left-hand drive.

Papers are in order and status reflects 'Used/gebruik'.

Available to view by appointment in Johannesburg. Click here to see the auction.

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