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Chassis no. 005S - Engine no. 013S
Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
Categories: A- Concept and show cars; B- Prototypes; C- One-off models; D- The remaining cars from extremely limited productions 3 made; E- Historic event cars; F- Cars owned by the famous; G- Team cars; K- Famous chassis' cars; L- Limited edition cars (no. 1 remaining of no. 3 manufactured, no. 3 built)
Owner: Museo Ferrari (Italy)
This Ferrari prototype was exhibited at 1948 Turin Salon and won the fist Coppa InterEuropa in 1949. It is believed to be the first 2+2 and the oldest “road-going” Ferrari in existence.
The Ferrari 166 - the number assigned to a Ferrari model traditionally corresponds to the capacity of each individual cylinder - was the direct evolution of the first 125 (fitted with a 60° V12) from 1947. The engine of that early car, designed by Gioacchino Colombo had firstly been transformed into a 159 and then with the 166 taken to the limit of the two litre class.
All 166s sat on a dedicated chassis designed by Ferrari but produced by specialized Gilco in Italy.
The 166 S was launched at the start of 1948 in both berlinetta and spider versions, both of which were built by Allemano. The berlinetta took victory in that year’s Mille Miglia, while the spider won the Giro di Sicilia.
Ferrari followed this success with a prototype for a production car called 166 Sport, a closed body “road-going” version of the 166 Spider Corsa. In total three examples were constructed in the odd chassis number range 001 S – 005 S, the first two having Allemano bodywork, and the final model a coupe body by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan with the Superleggera system and the panoramic roof Aerlux. This latter car was shown at the 1948 Turin Salon and won the 1st Coppa InterEuropa in Monza the following year with Count Antonio Sterzi of Milan as driver. It is believed to be the first 2+2, the oldest “road-going” Ferrari in existence and the survivor of these small series.
The car is fitted with the famous 12-cylinder engine. The original engine number was unknown and now the car is fitted with 013S. The engine of 166 Inter Touring Coupé displayed at 1949 Geneva Motor Show.
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history - owners & events
15th September 1948 - 20th September 1948
Salone Internazionale dell'Automobile di Torino
| Turin | Italy
25th November 1948 - 7th April 1951
owner: Antonio Sterzi | Italy
29th May 1949
Coppa Intereuropa
| Monza (MI) | Italy
driver: Bruno Sterzi
entry number: 16
7th April 1951 - 1980
owner: Eugenio Tommasini Mattiucci | Italy
1980 - 1990
owner: Antonetto | Italy
15th September 1983 - 18th September 1983
Ferrari Days Modena
| Modena (MO) | Italy
driver: Ettore Guerra
entry number: 127
17th March 2007 - 18th March 2007
Concours d'Elégance Trofeo Salvarola Terme
| Salvarola Terme | Italy
driver: Andreas Kerschbaumer
16th June 2007 - 17th June 2007
Circuito Automobilistico di Piacenza
| Piacenza | Italy
24th October 2008 - 26th October 2008
Martini Legends
| Madrid | Spain
18th February 2015
Enzo Ferrari incontra Luciano Pavarotti
| Modena (MO) | Italy

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