Ferrari 250 GT Berlinitta Lusso

What is considered the most beautiful Ferrari ever built? There would be a lot of different answers to this question, depending upon what you consider beautiful. However, for many Ferrari enthusiasts the answer is the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso.

The term Lusso usually means Luxury in Italian. This is a relatively strange term to be associated with a Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari started out building racing cars. He then went on to build sports racing and road cars. The road cars were known for their power and handling and not luxury features. Wealthy owners were looking for performance and status, not creature comforts.

However in 1962 in the Paris Salon the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso was introduced. By 1964 around 350 cars had been produced. By no means the longest run of the 250 based cars, but a very good one for the factory.

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