Ferrari 250GT SWB Berlinetta 1957 Gloster Gladiator zw.psd
The Ferrari 250GT SWB Berlinetta is one of the most desirable of all models in the timeless series of classic Ferrari's. The car is almost universally recognized as a legend, having graced the pages of racing literature since its conception in 1957. The car's development and perfection throughout its life were legendary, and it is often referred to as the "stone of the hill" of Ferrari's racing history. All subsequent Ferrari sports cars have been based on its design and performance, and many of the superstars of today are derived from its perfection and legacy.
One would be hard pressed to find a Ferrari car that has not been the subject of much speculation. The original design team for the car included Pininfarina and Sportello, with the most famous designer Maranello at the helm. Together they produced one of the most successful and elegant designs ever for a car, and it was marveled by Pino Palladino at the time. It was this perfection that would be missing from the final Ferrari 250 GT SWB, with the rest of the bodywork suffering from numerous mistakes and aerodynamic snags. One would think that the car would suffer the same fate, with the rest of the bodywork suffering from the same airspeed and drag, but this would not be the case. After much testing, and extensive refinements, the final Ferrari 250 GT was able to overcome its many shortfalls, and has become a true legend on four wheels.
A modern day Ferrari would be unable to compete with the original design team for its perfection of design. Only the best materials can achieve such perfection, and only the most talented designers and engineers can breathe life into a design, ensuring that each and every Ferrari car remain the master of style. in fact it only has one-half. The heart of any Ferrari still beats with passion, and the legend has not yet faded. A Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta remains an inspiration for car lovers the world over. A legend, and a work of art