Cars We Sold

1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Group B Michelotto Serial Number 22409

Sold

Lead photograph of 1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Group B Michelotto Serial Number 22409

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   308 GTB Group B Michelotto
Year   1983 Serial #   22409
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   F 106 A Chassis Type   Michelotto
Build Sequence #    Number Built   4th of 4
Body Type   Berlinetta Body Builder   Michelotto
First Owner   Pro Motor Sport Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   USA

Features

The last of only four Michelotto built ultra–lightweight Ferrari 308 GTB Group B Rally cars, s/n 22409 has a great race history including a 2nd in the 1984 Targa Florio, two 1sts at the Marca Trevigiani and Città de Bassano Rallies, and two more 2nds at the Isola d'Elba and the Príncipe de Asturias Rallies.

Built on a lightweight frame and a lightweight steel body, 308 GTB s/n 22409 weights only 980 kilos or 2250 pounds and is powered by a 4–valve engine that can be tuned up to 400 hp and, more important, has a great torque curve. Fitted with four pot Brembo brakes, a pure race non–synchro gearbox with a limited slip (80%) ZF rear end running on lightweight modular 3–piece wheels, this 308 GTB is well sorted and race ready.

One of the fifteen Michelotto 308s approved by Ferrari SEFAC and Ferrari North America for the Tour de France, Tour de Espana, the North American Ferrari Maserati Challenge and multiple other events.

History

S/n 22409. 308 GTB Group B (4V). Michelotto built rally and track car. Michelotto build # 13. Completed August 1983.

1983, completed by Michelotto as a Group B Rally car. Michelotto 308 Group B Rally car build # 13.

1983, August, New to Pro Motor Sport, Italy.

1983, at the Rally Piancavallo, driven by Menes, finished 3rd.

1984, 29–31 Mar., 68th Targa Florio, driven by “Lucky&rdquo Battistolli; – C. Berro, finished 2nd.

1984, 07–09 June at Rally Isola d'Elba, driven by “Lucky&rdquo Battistolli; – C. Berro, finished 2nd.

1984, 14–15 July at 2nd Rally della Marca Trevigiana, driven by Giulio – Bisol, finished 1st.

1984, 15–16 Sept. at 1st Rally Città di Bassano, driven by Pasutti – Trentin, finished 1st.

1984, 21–22 Sept. at 1st Rallye Internacional Príncipe de Asturias, driven by Tonino Tognana, finished 2nd.

1985, sold to Enrico Capitiano, owner of Style Auto, Padova, Italy. At the time Capitano also owned serial #19051, a Michelotto built 308 GTB Group 4 car.

1986, July, displayed by Maranello Concessionaires and painted red in Rally decals and numbers with Italian registration PD 784544. Displayed as a QV model on loan from Michelotto to Maranello Concessionaires for display during the Ferrari Owners Club Annual Concours in England.

1993, sold to Ferragamo.

1998, 23 Feb., Christies, London, England. Red/red/black. A Group IV/B rally car built by Michelotto (which now builds the 333 SP) with factory blessing. Big brakes, three-piece wheels, non–synchro gearbox, 980 kg. Enough lights to cook a steak. Recently rebuilt by Michelotto. Very quick and successful in privateer’s hands (2nd in Targa Florio) an unusual opportunity to capture a rare, high–performance 308.

1998, 02 Mar., at Coys auction of Kensington in England, not sold. Listed as a 1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Group B rally car. Red/red/black. A group IV/B rally car built by Michelotto which now built the 333SP. Big brakes. 3 piece wheels. Non–synchro gearbox. 980 kilos. Enough lights to cook a steak. Recently rebuilt by Michelotto.

1998, 20 May, for sale at Christies Auction, Monaco. Lot # 58, 1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Group B Rally. S/n 22409. Red/red, black. Factory (Michelotto) built Group B rally car. Enough lights on the front to grille a large steak, 3–piece wheels, 4 valve heads, rally interior, non–synchro gearbox. Recently renovated by Michelotto and unused since.

1998, 16 June, as per Christies Auction, Switzerland:

“This is a fabulous opportunity to purchase a very significant Ferrari, eligible for many historic events such as the Tour de France.”

1998, November, as per faxed confirmation from Michelotto, yes, this is a Michelotto built car.

2004, December, sold to current owner, maintained and campaigned by Wayne Obry’s Motion Products.

2005, raced in the North American Ferrari Maserati historic Challenge.

2005, December, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.