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1980

4 PLACES, 8TH TITLE

NEW INTERPRETATION OF THE 2+2 THEME

4 PLACES, 8TH TITLE
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126 CK
Mondial 8
208 GTB
308 GTBi
1981
4 PLACES, 8TH TITLE
19804 PLACES, 8TH TITLE
MomentsGarage
1947
1947FIRST VICTORY
1948Launch of 166 MM
1949TRIUMPH AT LE MANS
1950
1950A RED MILLE MIGLIA
1950DEBUT IN F1
1951FIRST F1 WIN
1952MARZOTTO'S MONACO WIN
1952VICTORY FOR ASCARI
1953SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONS
1954LAST PAN AMERICAN
1954QUEEN OF PARIS
1955THE LADY OF THE COUPÉ
1956FANGIO CHAMPION
1957LAST MILLE MIGLIA
1957CALIFORNIA DREAMING
1958ELEGANT CHAMPION
1959AMERICAN RESISTANCE
1960
1960SERIES BEGINS
1961RED MONOPOLY
1962MASTERPIECE
1963LE MANS, ITALY
1964HERO OF THE TWO WORLDS
1965VICTORY AT TARGA
1966365 P JEWEL
1967LEGENDARY FINISH
1968TRIBUTE TO THE TRIUMPH
1968ARGENTINE TANGO
1969DINO OF TASMANIA
1969MASTERS OF EUROPE
1969A NEW PARTNER
1970
1970THE 512 S MIRACLE
1971THE 365 GT4 BB
1972CLEAN SWEEP FOR 312 P
1972HOME TRACK
1973DINO 308 GT4 ARRIVES
1974FEVER AT 50
1975LAUDA CHAMPION
1975FIRST TIME
1976AUTOMATICALLY LOVELY
1977NIKI DOUBLE
1978PROPHET AT HOME
1979SCHECKTER WORLD TITLE
1980
19804 PLACES, 8TH TITLE
1981TURBO WIN IN MONACO
1982UNSTOPPABLE 308 GTB
1983OPEN AIR PLEASURE
1984MASTERPIECE OF STYLE
1984FIRST OF A KIND
1985328, LAST ACT
1986AMERICAN SURPRISE
1987ENZO’S DREAM
1988DAY OF FAREWELL
1989MANSELL’S GEARS
1990
1990100TH F1 WIN
1991EVOLUTION OF AN ICON
1992A CLASSIC GT
1993DEDICATED TO CUSTOMERS
1994EXTREME REFINEMENT
1995F1 IN A ROAD CAR
1996SCHUMY’S FIRST
1997REVOLUTIONARY GEARBOX
1998SHAPE AND SPEED
1999RETURN TO THE TOP
2000
200021 YEARS LATER
2001SECOND WORLD TITLE
2002HOMAGE TO THE FOUNDER
2003REMEMBERING AGNELLI
2004UNSTOPPABLE
2005SUPERAMERICA MAGIC
2006EXCLUSIVE XX PROGRAMME
2007KIMI FINAL MASTERPIECE
2008STILL CHAMPIONS
2009BENCHMARK CAR
2010
2010RED FUN
2011FF FOR EVERY CONDITION
2012PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN
2013EXTREME INNOVATION
2014THE ULTIMATE
2015INTO THE FUTURE
201670 YEARS OF AN ICON
2016STOCK MARKET LAUNCH
2017HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY!
2018Farewell Sergio
2019DIFFERENT FERRARI FOR DIFFERENT FERRARISTI
2020
2020AN ENORMOUSLY RESILIENT BRAND
2021A YEAR OF GREAT CHANGE
2029
1980Unparalleled beauty

4 PLACES, 8TH TITLE 

NEW INTERPRETATION OF THE 2+2 THEME
In 1980 Ferrari consolidated the structure of its range with two well-defined product lines linked to V12 and V8 engines.
The Mondial 8 was unveiled in Geneva as a replacement for the Dino 308 GT4, again in four-seat configuration and with a mid-engine, mounted in front of the rear wheel axle. After the experiment with Bertone and the GT4, Maranello returned permanently to Pininfarina, continuing the theme of the wedge line with radiator grille under the front bumper. The wheelbase of the Mondial 8 was 10cm longer than the car it replaced and with a wider track, giving more passenger room. The interior was very smart, with a wealth of standard features. It was larger in line with the sizes of 12-cylinder models. The car had big bumpers, two striking air inlets on the side panels, pop-up headlamps and even an optional sunroof. Because of its content, and in terms of ergonomics, reduced fuel consumption and emissions, the Mondial was defined as Ferrari’s first “world car”, or even as a “democratic supercar”, given it was much cheaper than the V12s. Indeed, the name itself might suggest that, but it actually had another double meaning: a tribute to the F1 World Championship won a year earlier and the 500 Mondial barchetta of 1953, named in honour of Ascari’s world championship triumph.
Scaglietti made the first copy of the Sport 500 Mondial on the Dino Ferrari design, starting with a 166. In fact, this car marked the end of the Dino adventure, also given that the latest GT4s sported a Ferrari badge. The engine of the Mondial 8 was the same as the Dino 308 GT4, but the first ever adoption of injection instead of carburettors on a production Ferrari, made the power delivery more fluid.
The 214 hp delivers a maximum speed of 230 km/h. With this model the Ferrari went back on permanent sale in the United States. In 1982 it released an update with the birth of the Mondial 8 Quattrovalvole, which used the new 240 hp 3000 cc V8 engine with four valves per cylinder. Aesthetically, the vehicle was the same as the first series. Along with the Cabriolet, in production since 1983, it is one of the longest lived models in Ferrari history and was restyled again in 1985 and 1989.

1980 Masterpieces 

126 CK
312 T5
Mondial 8
308 GTSi
208 GTS
208 GTB
308 GTBi
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