Cavallino Magazine issue 217

February / March 2017

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 80 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Dino 206 GT, s/n 00306

Andreas Beyer


Journal of Ferrari History

Cavallino is the journal of Ferrari history, covering Ferraris old and new for over 40 years. It's the most reliable, most trusted source of everything Ferrari. Ever since the first issue in 1978 Cavallino presents extensive stories and detailed information from knowledgeable experts and enthusiasts who share the passion for Ferrari. All Ferraris are unique, and each one has its own chassis serial number. This is how the Ferrari world keeps track of all the great cars. Cavallino is the only publication that prints the serial number for every Ferrari mentioned in our stories, articles, and race results.

Cover of Cavallino Magazine issue 217, February / March 2017

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
6 Ecco Ecco

Mauriche Louche, Keith Bluemel


Our menu for you in this 227
8 Auto Storic A Family affair
The Life & Times of a Family 2+2

Sean Smith

Sean Smith


A Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 has found a good home, and where it intends to stay.
24 Feature The 250 GT
In the Tour de France Automobile

Germain Malléjac

Maurice Louche Archives


By 1959, the Tour de France Automobile was not just about the sporting aspect of the race, but represented an essential full scale test for drivers and manufacturers as well as for the lessons learned concerning the evolution of automotive engineering.
38 Feature 2 Men, 6 Cylinders, 12 Hours of Sebring
The story of Dino 206 GT, s/n 00306 in the legendary 12 Hours of Sebring

Andreas Birner

Andreas Birner, Douglas Hammond Archive, Dick Fritz Archive, The Henry Ford Arthouse


In November of 1967, Ferrari has launched the Dino 206 GT at the annual Turin Motor Show. This new "little Ferrari" has been designed to compete against Porsche's 911 that was remarkably cheaper than all sports cars in Ferrari's model range of the era.
48 Notizie Special Project SP275rw Competizione, s/n 223542
A classic race car reinvented for the modern era

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


The latest undertaking from Ferrari's Special Projects division, to be handed over to the new owner, is the F12 based F275rw Compeitizione. This had its inaugural public showing at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali event at the Daytona International Raceway, held between the 1st and 4th of December 2016, having been delivered only a few days before the meeting.
56 Notizie Ferrari Finali Mondiali 2016
The Ferrari Family comes together

Keith Blueme, Enrique Senior

Ferrari SpA


For the first time in its hisotry, the Ferrari Finali Mondiali end of season gathering was held in the USA, or to be more specific, at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. One of the benuses of this, compared to its more usual venue of the Mugello circuit in Italy, at this time of the year, is the weather in Florida is much more clempent and certainly also a lot warmer.
63 Corse GP A struggling season comes to and end
FIA Formula One Championship

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Brazil 11/13
Abu Dhabi 11/27
65 Corse GT The Ferrari GT Season 2016
Many Awards to be had by the Ferrari GT Teams

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


As the end of the 2016 season Ferrari in the various GT series and their drivers picked up a number of awards, as the transition from 458 series models to the 488 series of new turbocharged cars took place. The 458 series has remained a competitive force in both GT2 and GT3 guises, whilst the new 488 GTE and GT3 models are continuing on the foundations laid by their predecessors.
68 Guida All Ferraris produced & Pricing Guide to the Market
As of February 1, 2017

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff


The GT, Sport and Production Ferraris, with pertinent information and values.
74 Mercato Astonishing Results for the biggest car auction ever in Europe
RM Sotheby's Duemila Ruote

Olivier Bidaud

Olivier Bidaud


The RM Sotheby's Duemila Ruote auction, held at the end of November in Milan, Italy, during the Milano Auto-Classica show and offering no less than an amazing 817 no-reserve lots, results in $54.6 million in total sales. RM Sotheby's offered for sale a complete one-man collection in the largest auction ever in Europe. The collection, known as "the Treviso Collection" was owned by businessman Luigi Compiano from Treviso, Italy. This collection had been seized by the Italian government three years ago, following a reported fraudulent bankruptcy.