1966 Ferrari Dino 206 Sport-Prototipo
No enveloping-body customer competition Ferrari has ever offered a more attractive combination of compact packaging, aesthetic line and performance potential than the illustrious Ferrari Dino 206SP series of 1966-67. These 2-litre V6-engined cars were universally admired at the time for their good looks and tremendous performance and within their class of international World Championship endurance racing they became very much Ferrari’s “Formula 1 car in disguise”.
Kidston SA is delighted to offer this wonderful, updated version of this rare and highly desirable model – a car with no fewer than four Targa Florio appearances to its name, which was campaigned in original form by Luigi Chinetti’s legendary North American Racing Team, driven by the Mexican star Pedro Rodriguez who within months would win the Formula 1 South African Grand Prix and later be acknowledged as “the world’s fastest sports car driver” – and which would be further campaigned by Italian private-owner/ driver Leandro Terra, including a Maranello factory update into its present ‘Spider Corsa Montagna’ form. After six hectic years of competition it would eventually be preserved in his ownership for more than a quarter-century more...
Photo Credits: Publiphoto and the Klemantaski Collection