1972→1974 Dino 246 GTS

At the 1972 Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari released an open-top version of the Dino 246 called the GTS. Over 1200 examples were produced over a two year period.

The 246 GTS had a removable roof panel similar to the 1967 Porsche 911 Targa. Both these cars copied the idea from the Surrey-Top Triumph TR4 which was the first to use such a panel.

The Dino line was created in honor of Enzo Ferrari's son Alfredo Ferrari who was championing the V6 engine before his untimely death. The series began with a number of 206 sport prototypes and eventually the 246 road cars.

One of the ultimate specification Dinos was altered to accept 7½-inch wide Campagnolo wheels. These Chairs and Flares cars featured Group 4-inspired wheel arches and seats from the 365 GTB/4 Daytona.



Chassis & Sales

Ferrari Dino 246 GTS - sold for €129,734 Our racing red Dino GTS, registered in Paris on 26 June 1975, is a superb example, and the best version for driving in sunny weather! It has a typically '70s imitation black leather and brown velvet interior. When acquired by its current owner in 1992, the car had non-original elements (like outsize speakers) and its engine was not working perfectly. Franck (the collection's mechanic) was thus instructed to give it a complete overhaul. The 'ma... more
Gallery: 2010 Artcurial Sport & GTs au Mans Classic



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 07792 - sold for $159,500 This is not just a rare and original car but, with 45,000 miles on the odometer, 07792 presents itself as if new. Furthermore, the striking sports car is complemented by a host of rare accessories including a nose bar, power windows, air-conditioning and a radio.
Gallery: 2011 Scottsdale Auction by Gooding & Company



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS - sold for $187,000 Sympathetically restored in 2011. Accompanied by original manuals and warranty card. A lifelong West Coast car. Only four owners from new.
Gallery: 2011 Monterey Auction by RM



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS Barn Find with 2,910 miles - sold for $270,000 One of the first Ferrari experts to inspect this barn-find 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS described it without hesitation as “the finest original example on Earth.” In fact, with just 2,900 miles on the odometer after sitting in storage for over thirty years, the car shows barely a hint of the decades that have passed since it last saw the road and required very little to return it to perfect readiness. Citing some of the details that reveal a c... more
Gallery: 2011 Monterey Daytime Auction by Mecum



1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS “Chairs and Flares” 05820 - sold for $363,000 Comprehensive 2000 restoration by Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Low-mileage example. Rare “Chairs and Flares” option combination. 2012 interior restoration. Recently prepared for this sale with an all-new interior, this 246 GTS has also been fastidiously detailed with new correct undercarriage coating, color-sanded paint and fresh Michelin XWX tires. Still displaying just over 33,500 miles, only about 625 of which have accrued since its comprehe... more
Gallery: Amelia Island 2012 by RM Auctions



1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 04004 - sold for $231,000 Approximately 31,000 Original Miles. Known Ownership Since New. A Well-Kept Dino Spider. Recent Cosmetic Attention by Perfect Reflections. Offered with Books and Tools.
Gallery: 2012 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 'Chairs and Flares' 07908 - sold for $467,500 Rotisserie platinum-level restoration completed in 2012. Rare “Chairs and Flares” option combination. Two-owner car with low original miles. Ex-Bill Krause for 25 years.
Gallery: Monterey 2012 by RM Auctions



1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 06462 - sold for $506,000 FCA Platinum Award-Winning Example. Factory “Chairs and Flares” Model. Just 33,000 Miles from New. Authentic Presentation in Factory Colors. Complete with Show-Quality Books, Tools, and Rare Accessories. Impeccably Maintained Since Restoration. The Ultimate Specification Dino.
Gallery: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company



1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 'Chairs & Flares' 05720 - sold for $400,000 Desirable “chairs and flares” example. Factory air conditioning and power windows; believed to be only 92 so equipped. Recent restoration, including new Fly Yellow finish, black leather interior, and chrome. New clutch and full engine service and freshening.
Gallery: 2013 Arizona Auction by RM



1973 Dino 246 GTS 06678 - sold for €262,099 Currently being one of the most sought-after road going Ferrari models, this Dino 246 GTS in highly original condition is offered for purchase for the first time after more than 22 years. It comes with a leather pouch which includes the original warranty card, a spare parts catalogue and a handbook, with a tool roll and with one new copy of the ultimate book on the V6 Dinos, the "Dino Compendium" by Matthias Bartz, the latter in English langua... more
Gallery: Artcurial Motorcars à 2013 Rétromobile



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS - sold for $363,000 The Ultimate Development of the Original Dino. Factory-Delivered US-Spec “Chairs and Flares” GTS. Equipped with Optional Borletti Air-Conditioning and Electric Windows. Presented in Original Rosso Chiaro Livery. Offered with Tool Roll, Jack, and Dealership Directory. Documented by Ferrari Historian Marcel Massini.
Gallery: The 2013 Amelia Island Auction by Gooding & Company



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 07724 - sold for $302,500 We hear the term “survivor” often these days, and no better word can describe this fine Dino Ferrari. Even the mouse hair dashboard is original, an element that very often gets replaced on the best of cars. Very few Bianco Dinos with Daytona seats were produced, and this will surely be among the most original of those that survive in their original specification—a 246 GTS that allows one to see an example much as it was when it left the factor... more
Gallery: 2013 Amelia Island by Rm Auctions



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 07808 - sold for $396,000 One of Only 623 US-Specification 246 GTS Models. Long-Term California Car Delivered New to Modern Classic Motors. Equipped with Air-Conditioning, Daytona Seats, and Campagnolos. Well-Documented Chain of Ownership. Approximately 40,500 Miles from New. Exacting Show-Quality Restoration Completed in 2012. Faithfully Presented in Original Color Scheme. Complete Presentation with Tool Roll, Handbooks, and Records. Documented by Ferrari Historian Ma... more
Gallery: Gooding & Company’s 10th Anniversary 2013 Pebble Beach Auction



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 'Chairs & Flares' 08274 - sold for $473,000 Desirable, factory, black and tan, “Chairs and Flares” model. Equipped with factory air conditioning and power windows. Recent cosmetic and mechanical freshening in 2013.
Gallery: 2013 Monterey Auction by RM Auctions



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 'Chairs & Flares' 08500 - sold for $390,500 Factory “Chairs & Flares” option. Equipped with factory air conditioning. Just 19,000 documented miles from new. Recent complete restoration in early 2013.
Gallery: 2013 Monterey Auction by RM Auctions



1973 Ferrari Dino 246GTS 06290 - sold for $275,000 Two long-term private owners since 1975. Desirable factory options including Daytona seats, A/C, and power windows. Shown at Concorso Italiano. Driven 15,000 miles in last 5 years. US specification Dino GTS.
Gallery: 2013 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams



Rosso Cordoba Metallizato 1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 05724 - sold for $429,000 Five-Year, Nut-and-Bolt Concours Restoration. FCA Platinum Winner, 2012 Pasadena Concorso Ferrari. Consigned from a Prestigious Private Collection. Rare and Beautiful Color Scheme. A Significant Dino 246 GTS Worthy of the Finest Collections. Desirable US Version with A/C and Power Windows.
Gallery: The Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company



1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 04268 - sold for $352,000 Finished in vivid Giallo Fly over black leather. Only two owners from new. Recipient of a recent and thorough servicing restoration.
Gallery: 2014 Arizona by RM Auctions



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 08070 - sold for $341,000 Rare Factory Paint Color. Longtime California Car. Low-Mileage Example. Cosmetic Restoration Completed in 2012. One of the Last Dinos Built. Offered with Manuals and Tool Kit.
Gallery: The Amelia Island Auction by Gooding & Company



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 08286 - sold for $429,000 Ferrari’s first mid-engined, road going sports car. Recent mechanical and cosmetic refreshening by Ferrari specialists. Documented by Ferrari historian Marcel Massini. Matching-numbers engine and transmission. Last year of production for the 246 Spider.
Gallery: Amelia Island 2014 by RM Auctions



1974 Dino 246 GTS 08280 - sold for $390,500 Highly original, low mileage example of the legendary Dino 246GTS. Desirable "Flares & Chairs" spec with Daytona-style seats and wheel arch flares. A late-production Dino benefitting from all the production refinements. Striking silver over red color combination with Campagnolo wheels. Offered with tools.
Gallery: 2014 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams



1972 Dino 246 GTS 06464 - sold for $539,000 Recent nut-and-bolt restoration. Exquisite condition in and out. Desirable Chairs and Flairs GTS specification. Black with Tabacco colored interior from new. Delivered new to the US through Modern Classic Motors.
Gallery: 2014 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams



1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 06158 - sold for $440,000 Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection. Finished in classic Rossa Corsa over Tan. Believed to be less than 12,400 miles from new. Ferrari’s first mid-engine road going sports car.
Gallery: 2014 Monterey by RM Auctions



1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 07976 - sold for $440,000 Just Three Owners from New. Long-Term Single Family Ownership. Highly Original and Unrestored Example. Offered with Books and Tools.
Gallery: 2014 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company



1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 07328 - sold for $345,000 2418cc 195 HP DOHC V-6 engine. 5-speed manual transmission. 4-wheel independent suspension. 4-wheel disc brakes. Red paint. Black with Red stripe leather Daytona interior. Removable hardtop.
Gallery: Monterey 2014 by Mecum Auctions



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