The Dino 246 GT was the first car built by Ferrari in significant quantities, it famously wore just the “Dino” badge as Enzo Ferrari didn’t want to dilute the brand by selling a “cheaper” car with his surname on the hood.

Rumour has it that the driving force behind the development and release of the Dino was the Porsche 911, Enzo wanted to compete with it and by all accounts he created a sports car that was faster, with quicker acceleration from 0-62mph and only slightly worse fuel economy.

Porsche would eventually respond with the 911 Turbo, creating a game of one upmanship between Stuttgart and Maranello that continues unabated to this day. If you’d like to read more about the Dino 246 GT you can click here to visit the history section of Ferrari.com dedicated to the model.

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Ferrari Dino Interior

Ferrari Dino Back

Ferrari Dino Front

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