The transition from carburetors to injection and anti-pollution laws had significantly reduced the power of the 308 GTBi compared to the previous 308 GTB. Studies rapidly launched to remedy the inconvenience indicated the four valves per cylinder as the optimal solution. This Ferrari 308 Quattrovalvole is not the most powerful, not the best in handling, or the one that holds the value better. Yet for many of us these shapes designed by Pininfarina are part of an era and iconic heritage of the Ferrari dream.
Photographer: Marcel Laec