1980 Ferrari 308 GTSi

The Ferrari 308 and 328 could perhaps be considered the poster child for all things Italian and exotic. It's appearance in the popular Magnum P.I. television series solidified it's place in automotive folklore. The 308 GTSi was an evolution of the original 308 GTS and included Bosch K Jetronic fuel injection to help meet ever tightening emissions controls. This particular low mileage GTSi is an original owner vehicle with polished magnesium wheels instead of the more commonly seen painted versions.

1980 Ferrari 308 GTSi

My Dad bought this car new at Hollywood Motors an old Ferrari dealer now closed. He thought he bought an 1981 in 1981 but it was actually a 1980. This car just received a new timing belt and service from the Auto Gallery Service in Canoga Park Ca. and has only just 8,XXX original miles with the original 85 MPH factory speedo. He has just passed and thus the reason for selling the car now.

The wheels are magnesium and with magnesium to stay shiny like chrome would need to be clear coated after polishing. This was never done. The leather is a little dry as can be seen in the pictures. There is a slight whistle from the exhaust which I was told is common. Otherwise the car drives great and the A/C was just serviced and blows cold. I have a file full of records

I will require a $2000 deposit within 24hours of auction close via PayPal with remainder due with Certified funds (cashiers check) 7 days from auction close to complete transaction exchange. Please ask questions before bidding. I will facilitate shipping (at buyers expense) once funds are clear but require US bidders and US delivery only. I will not sell outside of the US. This vehicle has some private interest outside the auction and if sold I reserve the right to end the auction and cancel all bids early.

The Ferrari 308 is one of those Ferraris that tend to be used by enthusiasts and not just stored away, so finding one with under 10,000 miles is not too common these days. With the all important cam belt service and a full host of service records, this car would be a good proposition for a collector or an enthusiast looking for a fun weekend drive.

-Paul

Posted under: Ferrari
Dated: Jan 17 2012

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