Official 250 GT SWB pictures thread

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    Rear view photo please.

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    2735GT did have light blue roundels at the Goodwood TT in 1961 whereas in other races that Moss raced the car the roundels were white. The Parkes' 250 GT SWB Competizione 2417GT also had light blue roundels at the Goodwood 1961 TT. It was 2119GT that had the radio on which at the Goodwood TT in 1960 Moss famously listened to the live race report while racing the car. Along with many other differences, as there are between the 1960 and the 1961 250 GT SWB Competizione, the dashboards/clock surrounds and door windows are different between 2119GT and 2735GT.
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    Thanks Steven, i was always a bit confused because i wasn't sure if it was the same car with diferent liveries or 2 diferent ones...both are gorgeous, but i prefer 2735gt with it's light blue...
     
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    Thank you very much.

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    What an awesome license plate
     
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    Is 2251GT still owned by Michel Oprey, Belgium (2001)?
    Seems to hold a dutch registration GV21-TL, last seen in Holland in 2011.
     
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    A rare colour pic of 2119 GT, probably the most famous Passo Corto, now in the care of Ross Brawn (the F1 guru). Winner of the 1961 Brands Hatch Peco Trophy, driven by Mike Parkes...

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    Another racing pic, with 2 famous Passo Corto Competizione: 2819 GT driven by Olivier Gendebien & Lucien Bianchi leading 2937 GT driven by Willy Mairesse & Georges "Jojo" Berger (Ecurie Francorchamps) at the "le Pau" stage of the 1961 Tour de France. 2937 would win the overall race whilst 2819 came 2nd. 2819 would later be rebodied and become the "Breadvan" and 2937 would become part of Pierre Bardinon's famous "Mas du Clos" Ferrari collection.

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    Another special Passo Corto: 2643 GT "Sperimentale" prefiguring the 250 GTO with streamlined Pininfarina body similar to the 410 Superamerica and Tipo 168/62 dry sump engine with 6 Weber 38 DCN carburetors (from the 250 Testarossa)...

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    Since a few people have mentioned styling details and no-one has answered, here is my analysis of in-period pictures. The first of the 1960 cars came with a single side window with a pronounced downward curve to the top rear, the fuel filler cap was set in the boot (trunk) lid and there was an air vent in rear window glass. The very first few cars built did not have air exhaust vents in the side panels. 1961 cars had a straighter top door frame, an opening quarter light (don't know the US description) window, fuel filler cap on the left hand rear wing (fender) and the rear vent had been moved from the rear glass in to the roof panel. HOWEVER, the detail changes did not all happen at once, nor in model sequence but it appears that the quarter light window appeared as early as 1811GT, the rear window vent was moved into the roof around the build time of 1993GT and the filler cap was re-positioned about the build time of 2119GT. I hope that helps more than it confuses.
     
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    Thanks for that! Very useful!
     
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    Boudewijn, thanks for the neat sketches. Yes, very useful.
     
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    This was published in CAVALLINO Magazine some time ago.

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    The drawings were a general guide, knowing odd cars will have a mix of different elements, and many early cars had later pieces retrofitted.
     
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    Great pictures you're posting. Thanks. 2819GT was driven by Carlo Maria Abate and Colin Davis at LM '62.
     
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    Here are the both of them in profile at the 1961 TT, and you can easily spot the differences... #8 is 2119GT and #7 is 2735GT (you can also recognise Parkes and Moss driving). Image Unavailable, Please Login

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