Debuted at the 1985 Frankfurt Auto Show, the Ferrari 328 was the second model in Ferrari’s long and popular line of mid-engine V8 sports cars, continuing through the upcoming 488 GTB. The 328 was the replacement to the popular 308 and featured notable performance and design advancements over the outgoing model. The mid-mounted V8 engine was increased from 3.0 to 3.2 liters and the iconic Leonardo Fioravanti designed body was updated for a smoother, more contemporary appearance with integrated bumpers and revised cooling ducts, resulting in a more cohesive and streamlined profile.
Pininfarina built two variants of this mid-engine sportscar, the Gran Turismo Berlinetta Coupe and the Gran Turismo Spider, featuring a removable Targa top. While performance of the GTS was the same as the GTB, it offered an exhilarating open-air driving experience, and afforded the driver and their fortunate passenger unbridled access to the unmistakable sound of the dry-sump Ferrari V8. In the short four year run of the 328, 6,068 examples were produced, a great success which, combined with the success and popularity of the 308, ensured the position of the mid-engine V8 in Ferrari’s permanent stable.
The Ferrari 328 GTS presented here is an earlier production example featuring the better looking concave wheel design. It presents in good condition throughout, with its shiny Rosso Corsa (FER300) paintwork and offset by a classic Beige interior with matching carpets. Built to RHD specifications, it was manufactured in 1987 and first registered in Hong Kong in 1991.
Body: 2 Doors with Targa Top
Exterior: Rosso Corsa
Interior: Beige Leather
Driver's Sider: RHD
Indicated Mileage: 50,700 Miles
Location: Hong Kong
Registration: Hong Kong Registered
History: This RHD 328 GTS was a UK delivered car in 1987, arrived and registered in Hong Kong in 1991. Showing just 1 previous owner on the HK Registration, this car is now showing 50,700 miles, occasionally used and well-kept in an excellent mechanical condition, original book pack and owners manuals are present along with its spare wheel. This excellent example is ready to enter a new stable. Available for viewing by appointment for serious interest only.
A fine Ferrari 328 GTS available on the market today.
Finished in Rosso Corsa with contrasting Beige leather, this example is quite simply beautiful.
One of the best classic Ferrari’s ever to drive, light on the controls and surprisingly fast for a car of its age.
Classic Insider condition score: 79 points out of 100
Restored original. An older restoration but the paint still look very fresh and well-kept for the age. Specified in the most classic Ferrari colour combo of Rosso Corsa over Beige Interior. Original wheels are unmarked and shod with fresh 2018 tires. The Interior is original, seats, dash, carpets and door cards shows signs of age but the wear and tear is in a generally acceptable condition for the age. Mechanically excellent, air condition was uninstalled, non-original radio installed. Engine bay is kept clean and tidy. Ferrari Owner's book pack and spare presented.
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BACKGROUND AND HISTORY:
The 328 GTS model, together with the 328 GTB with fixed roof, represented the final development of the two-seater series with transverse aspirated V8 engine. The number 328 in the model abbreviation referred to the total displacement of the engine unit, 3.2 liters, while the eight represented the number of cylinders.
In essence, the 328 was a revised and updated version of the 308, which survived for nearly a decade without radical body changes. The 328 model features a softening of the wedge shape typical of the outgoing car, with a redesigned nose with a more rounded shape, which was counterbalanced by the vehicle's tail panel.
The interior was completely revisited with new design, new modern door panels with opening handles, more control switches. Everything was accompanied by an evident aesthetic restyling of the whole car. Air conditioning, metallic paint, dashboard and interior fittings in leather were available.
The displacement was increased to 3185 cc with the internal processing reference number F 105
The drive unit retains the Bosch K-Jetronic starting system, but equipped with electronic Marelli ignition. The declared power reached 270 horsepower at 7,000 rpm.As in the previous 308 models, the engine was mounted transversely as a block with the five-speed transmission, located at the bottom behind the engine oil pan.
The 328 GTS remained in production for four years, until in the fall of 1989, it was replaced by the 348
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