Ferrari's iconic 1960s 250 GTO is currently one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world among collectors. Ferrari designed the 250 GTO purely for racing success, and the car dominated the GT category of sports car racing from 1962 to 1964 in events such as the Tour de France, Targa Florio and Le Mans. The 250 GTO is admired as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed, and its rarity and racing success has resulted in huge prices on the collectors' market. This new Haynes Manual, provides a unique perspective on what it takes to restore, maintain and race a Ferrari 250 GTO, as well as an insight into its design, engineering, development and period race history.
Glen Smale is a writer on automotive subjects. His books for Haynes include Porsche 917: The complete photographic history, Porsche at Le Mans, Jaguar E-type: Portrait of a Design Icon, (for which he received the Laurin and Klement 'Design Writer of the Year' award in 2007) and Porsche 956/962: A photographic history. He lives in Carmarthenshire.