1985 Ferrari 308GTS Quattrovalvole

Often imitated, never duplicated. This is a mantra often associated with expensive luxury goods that lead to knock-off copies of the originals. The 1980s was a boon time for kit cars, one of the most copied being the Ferrari 308. After the Magnum P.I. series, everyone wanted a piece of the action with this Italian exotic, whether you were zooming down the main avenues of Manhattan or cruising along the Sunset Strip. This 308GTS for sale in California is a rare shade of Plum Metallic that adds a bit of subtlety to a car you would normally see in red or yellow, turning heads everywhere it goes.

Year: 1985
Model: 308GTS
Engine: 3.0 liter V8
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 10,048 mi
Price: $68,888 Buy It Now

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INCREDIBLE ONE OWNER, CALIFORNIA CAR, ORIGINAL PAINT, ORIGINAL INTERIOR, and FULLY DOCUMENTED. Possibly the finest 1985 Ferrari 308GTS on the market for sale. STUNNING PAINT IN PRUGNA METALLICA (Plum Metallic) over beige interior. Original books, original tools, original jack, original shop light, original spare tire. This car NEVER left the state of California and qualifies as a survivor with incredible provenance.

Normally you can find a later model 328 for sale around the $60,000 to $80,000 range, but this 308 has edged itself into that territory. Whether low mileage and an uncommon color is enough to bring the big money remains to be seen. Of the 308s, early fiberglass bodied examples and the later fuel-injected models with four valve heads like this one are the most desirable. At most, however, a 308 like this should bring somewhere in high $40k to low $50k range.

-Paul

Posted under: Ferrari
Dated: Dec 20 2013

2 Comments

  1. John says:

    Really? It’s a one owner car and not a peep about service records/maintance performed and they want that kind of money?

  2. Randy says:

    Not sold at listed $68,888 price (no surprise), re-listed for same price. Still no mention of service/maintenance. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ferrari-308-Coupe-/261367961236?vxp=mtr