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1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Spyder Conversion Serial Number 15689

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Lead photograph of 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Spyder Conversion Serial Number 15689

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   365 GTB/4 Spyder Conversion
Year   1972 Serial #   15689
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   251 Chassis Type   605
Build Sequence #    Number Built   2 Alloy–bodied
Body Type   Alloy Spyder Conversion Body Builder   Carrozeria Auto Sport
First Owner   Italy Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder Conversion s/n 15689. One of only two 365 GTB/4s rebodied at extra cost with a full–alloy–body Spyder conversion by Carrozeria Auto Sport. The engine and gearbox have been rebuilt to Competition Daytona specifications. Fitted with Factory power steering from a 365 GTC/4, making it very user–friendly, light and easy to drive. Fully documented ownership history going back to 1977. Has 8″ front Borrani wires and 9″ rear Borrani wires with Michelin XWX tires. Has a very nice reproduction owner’s pouch with owner’s handbook. Comes with an original tool roll, some original tools and some reproduction tools. Runs and drives extremely well, handles like a dream and has all the power Daytonas are known for. A very well sorted driver with all the goodies for local shows. Very nice body, good older paint, excellent mechanicals and user–friendly power steering!

History

S/n 15689. 365 GTB/4. Euro model. July 1972 Production.

1972, sold new in Italy, new in Rosso Dino (Orange).

1977, May, sold to Joe Nastasi, US Lamborghini importer.

1977, 08 June, imported into the US through Philadelphia by Joe Nastasi and sold to Barry J. Beil, Long Island, New York.

1979, Beil had a very minor accident and brought the car back to Joe Nastasi.

1979, Joe shipped the car to Bacchelli’s Carrozeria Auto Sport, Bastiglia, Italy for conversion to a Daytona Spyder. Joe also bought a complete alloy body from Giordanengo and so the car was re–bodied in Alloy. Bacchelli is ex–Scaglietti, so the car was done faithful to the original Factory spyders.

1993, Joe Nastasi sold the car in 1994, through Nick Soprano, to Bernie Chase, Symbolic Motor Cars.

1994, to Symbolic Motor Car Company, 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037.

1994, for sale in the Ferrari Market Letter by Symbolic Motor Car Co.:

Red with tan interior. 24,000 miles. One–off “alloy” bodied spyder conversion.

1994, late, sold by Symbolic Motor Cars to Joe Konis and shipped to him in Monaco.

While the car was in Europe Joe Konis had the gearbox and engine rebuilt to Competition Daytona specifications by a former Chinetti NART team mechanic then based in Torino.

2004, Joe Konis sold the car back to Symbolic.

2004, sold by Symbolic to James R. Andrews, Birmingham, Alabama, 35213.

2005, 17 June, pre–purchase inspection done for current owner by HESCO, 1200 2nd Ave., South, Birmingham, AL, 35233. Excellent compression at 220 lbs per cylinder. Leak–down between 5% – 10%. Service work done, two invoices: $1,414.95 and $773.66.

2005, 21 June, sold through F1 Motorsports to Terry Godbout to current owner.

2005, 08 July, Massachusetts title issued to current owner.

2005, November, serviced for current owner by Independent Ferrari Service, 14 Bristol Drive, Unit F, South Easton, MA, 02375. Valve job, carburetors rebuilt, four–wheel alignment, all fluids replaced. Total invoice: $18,797.15.

2008, December, on consignment with Michael 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.