We are pleased to offer 1974 Dino (Ferrari) 246 GTS s/n 08304. A very late production (May 1974) USA model “Chairs and Flares” Dino from new with the Factory fender flares and Daytona seats, finished off with the wider Factory-fitted Campagnolo wheels complete to the correct Campagnolo spare wheel. Restored in 2000 by Lee Stayton and only one owner since being restored. Finished in excellent quality Giallo (Fly yellow) paint with nice older black leather Daytona seats. Just serviced by Rod Drew’s F.A.I. with bumpers re-plated and the paint touched up, total invoice $11,899.77. Pulls strong to redline with very good syncros that go into both 1st and 2nd gear cold without a problem! 246 GTS s/n 08304 is fitted with very attractive headlight covers and is equipped with A/C, P/W and has the original top cover used to cover the targa top when stowed behind the seats. Mechanically maintained and detailed, this Dino is in excellent mechanical condition and needs nothing. A “time capsule” Ferrari with excellent syncros, a strong engine and everything working as it should. Complete with the original leather pouch, warranty book, owner’s manual and parts book, authorized dealer booklet, the yellow wiping rag, the original sales brochure, a partial tool set and the tool roll. 246 GTS s/n 08304 is an excellent original 246 GTS with a known ownership back to the early 1980s. We welcome any mechanical or body inspection. Priced right and seriously for sale at $249,500.
S/n 08304. 246 GTS. USA model. New in Fly yellow with Navy blue leather Daytona seats, fender flairs, Campagnolo wheels.
1974, May, build date.
1982, offered by Steve Barney’s Foreign Cars Italia, Greensboro, NC. Fly yellow. Air, p/w, Daytona seats, fender flares, Campagnolo wheels.
1982, with Gordon Tatum, Chevy Chase, MD. Fly yellow with fender flares and Campagnolo wheels.
1983, November, offered by Gordon Tatum, VA.
1984, April, offered by Dick Fritz at Amerispec, Danbury, CT. Two owners, still yellow.
1985, September, owned by Steven Cohen, Akron, OH. Steve Cohen had two Dinos, 246 GTS s/n 08304 and 246 GTS s/n 06446.
1989, 14 June, identified as a known Dino with fender flares by Denny Schue’s Dino Register.
2000, offered in the Ferrari Market Letter, issue # 2505 by Rick Intile, South Salem, NY.:
“Fly Yellow with black leather & black carpets. Factory flares & chairs. Perfectly restored by Lee Stayton. All books, tools, records, jack, wheel chock, key fob, working smog equipment & perfect dash. 18,300 Original miles.”
2000, offered in the Ferrari Market Letter, issue # 2511 by Motor Classic & Competition Corp., White Plains, NY.:
“Fly yellow with black leather. Factory chairs & flares. 18,300 miles. Perfect dash & interior. Engine services & suspension restoration by Lee Stayton. All books, tools, records, jack, wheel chock, warranty card & factory sales brochure. Correct Campagnolo including Original spare tire. Fully detailed & impeccable.”
2000, 08 Aug. to 11 Oct., serviced for new owner by Miller MotorCars, 342 West Putnam, Greenwich, CT 06830. Flushed brakes and cooling system, new gearbox oil, new engine oil and new filters. Total invoice: $1,633.26.
2000, 10 Oct., sold by Miller Motorcars, Greenwich CT to current owner, Connecticut who bought 246 GTS s/n 08304 with 19,049 miles and 275 GTB/4 s/n 10813 at roughly the same time.
2010, 14 Dec., as per phone call and e-mail of 15 Dec. from current owner, he owns 246 GTS s/n 08304 and 275 GTB/4 s/n 10813 and would like to sell.
2011, 25 Apr. – 08 June, serviced by Rod Drew’s F.A.I., 935 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627. New battery, new brake master cylinder, flushed brake hydraulic system, drained and flushed fuel system. Cleaned out idle jets, pulled spark plugs and checked, removed and refit choke wheel. Removed all four bumpers and brackets for re-chrome, took right door apart and sent out door handle for re-chrome, removed muffler for rust repair on lower section of rear valance. Stripped and repainted battery hold-down. Replaced clutch cable. Drilled-out side molding on top for refinish and reassembled when back from paint shop. Repaired dent in passenger’s door. Repainted door. Repaired lower part of rear valance, repaired inside of rear fender and blacked out, repaired dent in right rear quarter behind bumper. Color matched and blended paint. Refinished and painted Targa top panel. Trucked to and from detail shop. Cleaned and detailed engine compartment. Total invoice: $11,899.77.
2011, June, on consignment and offered by Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com.