The 308 GTB Is the Ferrari for Drivers

For when the sensations you get behind the wheel are more important than the value estimates at auction.

Most vintage Ferraris are now appreciating collector's items, but a few models remain good buys if your intention is to drive rather than keep it in storage. The 308 GTB—especially an early carbureted example—falls into this category.

Petrolicious discovered this while profiling Steve Bolton, owner of this 1977 Ferrari 308 GTB. Born in the '80s, he was influenced by television show Magnum P.I. to own a 308, and finally realized his dream after buying a black example to replace his wrecked air-cooled 911.

Bolton explains that the car is distinctly analog, with few creature comforts to speak of. There's no automatic climate control, no heated seats, no charging ports. The only power function Bolton can think of on the car are the power windows. The lack of modern features allows for a refreshingly simple driving experience that can't be matched in anything modern.

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