INTERMECCANICA TORINO ITALIA 1968 FERRARI DE TOMASO LAMBORGHINI MASTERATI SHELBY

Price: US $37,000.00 Item location: Napa, California, United States
  • Make: Other Makes
  • Model: TORINO ITALIA
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: ORIGINAL
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 43,000
  • VIN: 48185311
  • Color: Yellow
  • Engine size: SHELBY J CODE 302
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1968 Other Makes TORINO ITALIA

Thanks to the sleek body lines penned by former General Motors designer Robert Cumberford and panel work by body builder Franco Scaglione the Italia Torino features a long low hood line a compact cabin and an abrupt cutoff Kamm tail rear - trademark styling of other 1970s supercars such as the Ferrari Daytona Spider and the Maserati Ghibli spyder. Franco Scaglione had previous bodied the Alfa BAT series the Alfa Sprint Speciale and the Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale all stunning examples of Italian styling at its best. Abundant power was supplied with new 302 Ford Shelby Mustang engines transmissions and rear axles shipped directly to Italia in Turino and so Italia s/n48185311 is powered by an ultra-dependable 302 V8. Thanks to a light clutch the Italia Torino is user-friendly easy to drive and certainly has no lack of power. While the Italia was easily capable of the supercar performance levels of the Ferrari Daytona Spider and the Maserati Ghibli spyder the Italia Torino was also known for its drivability at both low and high speeds as well as its predictable balanced and forgiving handling characteristics attributable to near-perfect weight distribution and a low center of gravity. The lightweight small block Ford 302 was mounted deep in the chassis permitting the low hood line while a stiff suspension ensured that the tires would not foul wheelarches.SN 48185311 IS ONE OF 133 TORINO ITALIAS BUILT IN 1968. THIS EXAMPLE IS THE 32ND BUILT OF 33 COUPES.THIS IS A 1968 INTERMECCANICA ITALIA COUPE THAT HAS BEEN STORED SINCE THE 1990'S. THE CAR IS COMPLETE WITH ALL PARTS. IT HAS ITSORIGINALMOTOR THE J CODE 302 WHICH IS THE MOTOR USED IN THE SHELBY GT 350 OF THE SAME YEAR. ENGINE WAS MAINTAINED AND WAS LUBRICATED EACH YEAR WHILE STORED HAS THE 289 HI PO EXHAUSTMANIFOLDSENGINE COMPARTMENT IS CLEAN ANDORIGINAL THETRANSMISSIONIS THE TOP LOADER 4 SPEED AND THE 9 INCH REARDIFFERENTIALIS THE 3.00. OnlyALL GAUGES ARE INTACT ALL GLASS IS IN GOOD CONDITION. CAR HAS ALLORIGINALPARTS BUMPERS LIGHTS ARE INCLUDED IN THE SALE.ORIGINALWHEELS FITTED WITH HOOSIER TIRES. PLEASECONTACTFOR MORE INFORMATION . TORINO ITALIA IS BEINGADVERTISEDLOCAL AND THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO END AUCTION AT ANYTIME. THANK YOU