Happy New Year

Wishing you all a Happy New Year 2024, filled with lots of fantastic Ferrari moments. Hope you have a good one, stay healthy!

Special 308 GTB issue of French Enzo Magazine

Enzo special issue

This special “Hors Série” issue of the French Enzo Magazine is dedicated to the 308 series and features a nice compilation of related articles. If you are are a frequent reader of Octane or if you already have the summer 2020 issue of the English Enzo Magazine, you probably won’t find much new information in […]

Where is s/n 21457?

photo of 21457

A former owner of the 308 GTB with the chassis number 21457 has contacted me, aiming to find out the current location of the car. He still has some documentation about it and would like to contact the current owner. It’s a 1977 steel bodied car in Azzurro Metallizzato with blue interior, originally delivered to […]

The Summer 2020 issue of ENZO

The Summer 2020 issue of ENZO magazine features more than 30 pages of various articles on the 308 GTB. A comparison of the fiberglass vs the steel version, a report on a special rally car from the UK, the rare 308 GT/M by Michelotto – it’s all in there. In particular I enjoyed reading the […]

Happy Birthday!

It is hard to believe that this year marks the 45th Anniversary of the introduction of the 308 GTB, at the Paris Salon in October 1975.  What a timeless design!

Il Cavallino Nel Cuore: Autobiography of a Designer

308 GTB designer Leonardo Fioravanti turned 81 on January 31, 2019. If you should be interested in his life and work, his biography ”Il Cavallino Nel Cuore: Autobiography of a Designer“ is now available for a reduced price at a well known online bookshop.

The Register goes social media

Although being generally rather old-fashioned, we finally established a feed for 308 GTB fans on Instagram. Follow us @308_gtb if you like it!  Find our feed here.

308 GTB Group 4 scale model

If you are collecting scale models and have missed the all blue Pioneer Michelotto by Ottomobile, they have just announced the production of another version (Andruet/Biche, Tour de Corse 1982):  Find further information here.

Auction results of Duemila Ruote

RM Sotheby’s “Duemila Ruote” (2000 Wheels) auction on 25-27 November 2016 provided some crazy bidding and surprisingly high results for many lots. Here are the results for the 308 GTB’s (and to my knowledge these prices don’t even include premium and VAT):