The Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona

In the duel opposing Ferrari to Lamborghini, the Santa Agatha bull took an advantage in 1966 with the presentation of the Miura, a spectacular mid engine supercar with an incredible Gandini body shape. Everybody were impatient to see the Ferrari response.
In 1968, the new V12 berlinetta was there : the 365 GTB4 "Daytona". The public was quite surprised to discover a car with ultra classic technical specifications : front V12 engine, an elegant but modern
style due to Pininfarina and Fioravanti. With its 4,4 L V12 engine, 350 bhp at 7500 tr/min, the Daytona were a sensational sportcar : 25 sec to reach 1000 m or 280 kmh top speed.
The Daytona has known several evolutions : the Lexan face of the early model were modified to get the US specifications, a spyder version were produced and a racing version were developped to run the Groupe IV races.

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