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250 GT BERLINETTA PASSO CORTO "SWB" 24 HOURS OF LE MANS 1961

250 GT BERLINETTA
PASSO CORTO "SWB"
24 HOURS OF LE MANS 1961
Scale: 1:18
Collection: GT & Sport
Limited Edition: no more than 10,000 pieces
One of the most important GT car 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.
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One of the most important GT car 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. Ferrari's dominance in GT-racing was complete in 1961, "SWB" enjoyed a string of success on the track all over the world.
This car is one of the most famous of the 74 alloy-bodied SWBs built in the Ferrari factory. It was driven to third overall and first in GT category at the 1961 24 Hours of Le Mans by Pierre Noblet and Jean Guichet.
 
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