1985 Ferrari 308 GTS for sale 101158637
1985 Ferrari 308 GTS
For Auction
RM Auctions Inc
(833) 200-7482
‹ See Similar Results

1985 Ferrari 308 GTS

Coupe Car for sale by RM Auctions Inc in Auburn, Indiana 46706

For Auction

Email Dealer

By using this service you accept the terms of Autotrader Specialty's Visitor Agreement.


Related Articles

Bonneville to Los Angeles In A Skoda

One European's experience at Bonneville's famous SpeedWeek. More than 800 miles of endless vistas, winding canyons and blistering temperatures is a big challenge for any car, let alone a small hot hatchback that

2005 GTX1

Through the SEMA Technology Initiative, Ford was able to collaborate with several of those companies to produce a low-volume niche vehicle. Ewing had the design, SEMA had the suppliers and soon, the GTX1 was born.


Classic Car Overview

To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM Sothebys Monterey event, 15 - 17 August 2019.
$100,000 - $150,000

  • Offered from the Ming Collection
  • Acquired from the original owner in 2013
  • Showing just 3,959 miles
  • Equipped with factory air-conditioning
  • Includes tool roll and owner s manuals
  • From the final year of production

The Ferrari 308 succeeded the Dino, and in doing so, it returned the transverse mid-engine design to the prancing horse s stable. Pininfarina s Leonardo Fioravanti is credited with the dramatic design, which would eventually influence the legendary 288 GTO.

With the 308, Ferrari had a proper home for its 90-degree V-8 engine. Initially offered in carbureted form, the V-8 adopted Bosch K-Jetronic mechanical fuel injection in 1980, and the car became known as the 308 GTBi/GTSi, in either berlinetta or spider form, respectively. Power was down with the Bosch system, but the car was more reliable and had reduced emissions compared to before. Just two years later, Ferrari attended the 1982 Paris Motor Show with the 308 GTS Quattrovalvole, which, as its name suggests, featured four valves per cylinder. Output climbed to 240 horsepower in European specification, and the Bosch K-Jetronic system was retained.

A few styling updates accompanied the engine-room modifications. Improved airflow came via a reworked front fascia, while function and form came together with a new steering-wheel design and power-adjustable exterior rearview mirrors. The 308 Quattrovalvole was also offered in fixed-roof GTB and targa-style GTS with a removable black vinyl roof section over the passenger compartment. Not surprisingly, most buyers opted for the open GTS model. Production began in 1982 and wrapped up in 1985, with around 3,800 examples of both bodies eventually leaving Maranello.

The opportunity to acquire a new 308 GTS Quattrovalvole has long passed, though you would hardly know it with this car. This spectacular example comes from the last year of production and is finished in Rosso Corsa over a tan leather interior. The car was built in January 1985 and was subsequently delivered new through Hollywood Sports Cars in Hollywood, California. After being acquired by the Ming Collection from its original owner in April 2013, the car now shows just 3,959 miles. An age-related servicing was conducted in the summer of 2013, and the car rides on its period Goodyear NCT VR50 tires. This final-year example is equipped with air-conditioning and 16-inch wheels and is offered with its tool roll and manuals in their correct folio.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mo19.

Show More Show Less

Vehicle History Report

Purchase The AutoCheck Vehicle History Report

Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
  • Engine
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

Classic Car Buyer's Tools

Shipping & Transport

Immediately receive a quote to get your new classic car delivered right to your driveway from Autotrader’s trusted Classic Transport Partner ShipYourCarNow. Click Now!


Get THE LOWEST MONTHLY PAYMENTS! We are a nationwide collector car finance company with over a decade of experience serving our clients. Give us a call today at (800) 717-5180 Apply now

Appraisals & Inspections

For the latest and most reliable Classic and Collectible Car prices, values, production numbers and local car clubs, always trust NADAguides.com. Get more info


As the inventors of Agreed Value coverage, we understand the special nature of protecting a collectible vehicle. Every policy offers Agreed Value, Unlimited Mileage, No Deductible, Towing and Labor, Spare Parts Coverage and the flexibility of using the Repair Shop of Your Choice. Whether insuring a priceless historical vehicle or a weekend cruiser, no one knows more about insuring collector cars then Grundy. www.Grundy.com or 888-647-8636 Get Quotes Now

Suspect Fraud? Report it