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Ferrari Dino Competizione – Back to the future

Submitted by on September 11, 2014

Ferrari Dino CompetizioneBuilt from a surplus 206 race car, the Ferrari Dino Competizione was a beautiful prototype developed by Pininfarina in 1967. Today, it’s on display.

It’s impossible to miss the Ferrari Dino Competizione – it looks like something straight out of a classic science fiction film. It’s outlandish shape, bright yellow paintwork and gullwing doors give it a look reminiscent of what the world expected the future to look like, and that’s more or less what it is.

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The Dino Competizione was a prototype developed by Pininfarina as a show car in 1967. A Ferrari 206 surplus race car was used as the foundation, and the car was shown off before being locked away in the Pinafarina museum for the next 40 years.

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The car was eventually acquired by Jim Glickenhaus, who restored and road registered the beautiful machine before driving the Targa Florio in it. Here, it’s on display at Pebble Beach.

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