The 250 GTO is no ordinary GTO
GT & Sport Cars
Powered by 3.0L V12 engine producing 300 horsepower, the 250 GTO is arguably one of the most iconic and desirable sports racers of all time.
And this Series II GTO is no exception.
Phil Hill, factory driver and F1 Ferrari champion drove it to victory in 1964 at Daytona and Sebring and has since remained one of the most rare and coveted cars in the world. To explore the nuances that make the GTO special, Phil’s son, Derek, also an accomplished racer, got behind the wheel of his dad’s former steed and let the power and performance speak for itself. As Hill articulates, ”It’s so hard to describe just how incredible it is to drive this car at speed. I mean, it’s really a certain kind of ecstasy.”
Watch this raw cut of the video as Hill effortlessly works his way up and down through the gearbox, matching revs, balancing steering and an acceleration in an expertly perfected dance between man and machine that will be pure viewing and listening pleasure for any Ferraristi.
Sit back, turn it up, and enjoy.