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250 GT BERLINETTA PASSO CORTO "SWB" 24H OF LE MANS '60 #16

250 GT BERLINETTA
PASSO CORTO "SWB"
24 HOURS OF LE MANS 1960 #16
Scale: 1:43
Collection: GT & Sport
Limited Edition: no more than 10,000 pieces
One of the most important GT racers of its time, the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto "SWB" was first unveiled at the 1959 Paris Salon. The designation "SWB" indicated the short wheelbase chassis designed for better handling compared to the former long wheelbase version. The car was available in competition specification with an aluminum body, lightweight interior trim and with the engine in a higher state of tune.
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One of the most important GT racers of its time, the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto "SWB" was first unveiled at the 1959 Paris Salon. The designation "SWB" indicated the short wheelbase chassis designed for better handling compared to the former long wheelbase version. The car was available in competition specification with an aluminum body, lightweight interior trim and with the engine in a higher state of tune.

The car was hugely successful in racing, capable of beating many larger-engine vehicles. It continued the success of the Long Wheel Base model with wins in the GT category at Le Mans in 1960 and 1961. In 2004, Sports Car International placed the 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto "SWB" seventh on a list of Top Sports Cars of the 1960s. Motor Trend Classic placed it fifth on a list of the ten "Greatest Ferraris of All Time".

At the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto "SWB" took 4th place overall and 1st in GT category.
 
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