Sunday, March 27, 2011

Windgate Festival of Speed: The best car ever


Road & Track March 1978

In March 1978, i discovered the Ferrari 512 BB.  Evidently it was a federalized gray market car, and not part of the US offerings at the time.  I was instantly in love, and that car became my holy grail.  You never forget your first, and I wanted to see this one in the flesh.

I found one in 2007,. at the Barrett Jackson auction.  It was behind ropes.  No access.  As much sport in the hunt as bringing a shotgun to the zoo to hunt lions.  No sport.  No challenge.  And Dick Cheney will likely shoot you in the face.

I thought i found one in the wild a couple years ago  It was fake.  This time it's real.
1984 Ferrari 512 BBI
 I would marry this car
1984 Ferrari 512 BBI
It seems like there were more switches on the one in the magazine...
1984 Ferrari 512 BBI 308 GTSi
All this and Magnum too?

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