Ferrari 330 America


Cyrille Jacquinot


The story of this mysterious Ferrari (1963)

The Ferrari 330 America if it is unknown to the public, however, deserves to be a Ferrari in its own right. Often seen as the interim model between the 250 GTE and the 330 GT 2+2, it remains a mystery as it has a body of the 250 GTE Series III Pininfarina with a 4-liter Colombo 12-cylinder engine derived from the 400 Superamerica. Rare car because only 50 were built by Pininfarina on the initiative of Luigi Chinetti, the famous Ferrari importer located on the East Coast of the USA with his company Luigi Chinetti Motors Inc. of Manhattan, New York.
This unique book is a tribute to Luigi Chinetti, the first man who was able to convince with charisma and enthusiasm Enzo Ferrari on Christmas eve 1946 to become a real car manufacturer. Ferrari’s history with Chinetti will remain inseparable forever.
The foreword is by the great American pilot Mario Andretti.
The first part of this unique book is devoted to the life of Luigi Chinetti until 1964.
The history of Ferraris Americas, Superamericas is discussed until the arrival of the 250 GTE 2 + 2 then finally the mysterious 330 America.
A register of the 50 units manufactured in 1963 on more than 200 pages with testimonies from the famous Ferrari world.
A complete book in English by the French historian Cyrille Jaquinot which will be a reference in the libraries of Ferrari enthusiasts.