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Ferrari 365 GB/4 Daytona turns 40Enlarge Photo
The GT was also famous for its triple win in June 1967 at the '24 hours of Daytona' event, which earned it the unofficial nickname of the Ferrari Daytona. Now, over four decades later, Ferrari has commemorated the historic win by taking 20 original Daytona supercars to the Mugello Historic Festival where they raced on the 300km ‘Circuito delle tre province’ (circuit of the three provinces).
The legendary GT was the last of Ferrari’s front-engined tourers until the 1990s when the sports carmaker introduced the modern 550. The original 365 GTB/4 featured a 352hp V12 driving the rear wheels, and could hit 60mph in just 5.4 seconds and go on to almost 180mph - not bad for a 40 year old.