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Thursday, May 27, 2021

This is what makes the Ferrari GT Lusso to be a classy classic car

When you hear Ferrari, then what comes to your mind is the fastest Italian vehicle on the roads featured with a very futuristic design. Just look at the appearance of the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, an exotic-style Prancing Horse-logoed car which had to be the favorite vehicle of Hollywood legend Steve McQueen apart from the Ferrari 275 GTB/4.
Ferrari 250 GT Lusso is intended to be more of a luxury grand tourer rather than a sports car like the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta. (Picture from: Supercars.net)
As quoted of Carscoops, the car was first produced in 1962 and is intended to be more of a luxury grand tourer rather than a sports car like the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta. Surprisingly, it turns out that the 250 GT Lusso is more attractive to consumers than its predecessor. Maybe because of the car has a thick of the classic impression.
The Hollywood legendary actor Steve McQueen posed along with 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso of his-owned. (Picture from: ClassicDriver)
In terms of interior, the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso is made more spacious than the standard version of the 250 GT. This is because the Lusso capable accomodated two people only inside its cabin, if it compared to other types of 250 GT/E is produced by Ferrari with four seats.

If you look it more closely, the interior and exterior design of the Ferarri 250 GT Lusso, at a glance, resembles the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. The difference is, the classic VW model is capable accomodated four-seat inside its cabin.
Inside of the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso looks so fancy covered by genuine leather and more spacious than the standard version of the 250 GT. (Picture from: Supercars)
As is known, for the car produced in the 1960s such it is came with a million question marks. For example, curiosity about navigation systems that already use many electronic buttons like one attached on the future cars. If you press the wrong one, instead of turning on the wiper, you will mess up the fuel pump.
The Ferrari 250 GT Lusso is powered by a V12 engine coupled with triple Weber twin-choke carburetor, so it capable of producing power up to 240 to 250 horse power. (Picture from: Supercars)
An automotive enthusiast named Doug DeMuro, really enjoys the sensation of driving using the Lusso. He said that the operation of the vehicle was very easy, such as stepping on the clutch, moving the lever pedal, the braking system, and of course its speeds.

By using a V12 engine coupled with triple Weber twin-choke carburetor, so it capable of producing power up to 240 to 250 horse power. As a result, the car can accelerate from 0 to 96 kph in 8 seconds. Even though the acceleration is quite heavy if it compared to today's sports cars, at least that number is not bad enough. The reason is, the car is not young anymore.
During its production time ranging from 1962 to 1964, there were only 351 units ever produced, and the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso is priced at US $13,375. However, its price noted be shot up to $500,000 in an auction in 2010. Overall, for a 1960s Ferrari, the Lusso was spacious, comfortable, easy to drive and .......... (your suggestion?). Wanna see the unique Ferrari 330 GTC? *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARSCOOPS | SUPERCARS.NET | CLASSICDRIVER ]
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