Last Friday, we had a bit of Web video fun with some classic European sports cars in action. Out of all those supersweet automobiles, my favorite has to be the somewhat quirky looking Ferrari 250 GT SWB Drogo, perhaps better known as the "Breadvan" because of its unshapely and boxy exterior. Despite its hard-to-miss appearance, a reader noted that the car I focused on about the 5:10 mark in the video was in actuality not the 250 GT. I'll be the first to admit my mistakes and reiterate for the Nth time that I do not … Read more
Lately within this blog I've been discussing classic European sports cars and classic sports car racing. Yesterday I dedicated my web video and blog time to the Ferrari 712. While I was searching for clips of the 712, I stumbled across another related subject that I thought would be fun to talk about here. It is perhaps the most unusual sports car ever built in terms of appearance, and it is the Ferrari 250 GT - a car most enthusiasts and historians refer to as the "Breadvan".
The Ferrari 250 GT was dubbed the "Breadvan" … Read more