Engine Size
2.9L V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual
Body Style

1982 Ferrari 308 GTSi

Production date February 1982

Rare and desirable 308 GTSi one of 1,743 built. Very nice example finished in Rossa Corsa with a Tan interior. Belt service was done on May 11, 2011; at 33,548 miles $5,801.94 was spent. Mechanically runs strong and is ready to enjoy!

Three (3) owners, originally delivered in Chicago, Illinois to the first owner and owned until 1995. The second owner purchased the 308 in July of 1995 with 26,116 and shipped it to Albuquerque, New Mexico. The present owner purchased the 308 in November of 2005 with 32,660 miles.

The second owner did a complete repaint in Rosso Corsa that is in excellent condition. The third and current owner had a completely new leather interior was done by Re-Originals in Houston, Texas with Connolly hides. Finished in Tan (Color 4208) installed in 2005 – 2006 made to order by the original supplier to Ferrari. Everything has been redone including the door panels, dash, headliner, rear panels and 100% Italian wool carpets. Simply stunning!

The GTSi was the introduction of the Bosch K-Jetronic mechanical fuel injection producing 214 HP. The 2.9L V8 is in excellent condition and starts readily, with perfectly-tuned fuel injection and a great exhaust. Gated manual five-speed, easy and fun to drive at speed.

The Ferrari 308 GTSi Targa is a V8 mid-engined, 2-seater sports cars manufactured from 1975 to 1985. The 308 replaced the Dino 246 GT and GTS in 1975 and was updated as the 328 in 1985. The similar 208 GTB and GTS were equipped with a smaller initially naturally aspirated.

History 308 GTB/GTS

The Pininfarina-styled Ferrari 308 GTB was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1975 as a supplement to the Bertone-shaped 2+2 Dino 308 GT4 and a direct replacement for the 2-seater Dino 246.

Its F106 AB V8 engine was equipped with four twin-choke Weber 40DCNF carburetors and single coil ignition. European versions produced 255 PS (188 kW; 252 bhp) at 6600 rpm (7700 rpm redline), but American versions were down to 240 PS (177 kW; 237 bhp) at 6,600 rpm due to emissions control devices. European specification cars used dry sump lubrication. Cars destined to the Australian, Japanese and US market were fitted with a conventional wet sump engine from the GT4.

A notable aspect of the early 308 GTB was that, although still built by Carrozzeria Scaglietti, its bodywork was entirely made of glass-reinforced plastic (or GRP), allowing a very light weight of 1,050 kg (2,315 lb). This lasted until June 1977, when the 308 was switched to steel bodies, resulting in an overall weight increase of approximately 150 kg (331 lb). Standard wheels were 5-spoke 14-inch alloy. 16-inch wheels were made available later as an option, together with sports exhaust system, high compression pistons, and high lift camshaft.

At the 1977 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Targa topped 308 GTS was introduced. Independently from the market, all GTS used a wet sump engine and were steel-bodied. European GTB models retained the dry sump lubrication until 1981.
There were 3,219 GTS and 2,897 GTB examples were made during the 1975–1980 production periods. Only 808 of the first fiberglass (vetroresina in Italian) version were made.

Test performance, 308 GTB (GRP): Weight (curb with 74 l fuel) 2,778 lb (1,260 kg), acceleration 0-100 mph 15.0s, 0–100 km/h 6.5 s, 100–200 km/h 17.8s, top speed 159 mph (256 km/h).


Engine Type
Engine Size
2.9L V8
Fuel Specification


Body Color
Rosso Corsa
Body Style
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Interior Color
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console

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