The Haynes Manual treatment for one of the world's most iconic and desirable cars. The Ferrari 250 GTO story - design, evolution and racing history. Anatomy - chassis, cockpit, V12 engines, transmission, suspension and steering, brakes, wheels and tyres, electrics and aerodynamics. Owning and restoring - buying, provenance, paperwork, values and insurance, obtaining spare parts, restored 250 GTO profiles. Driver's view - racing in period, and today, with views from drivers such as David Piper and Nick Mason. Engineer's view - mechanics' memories, maintenance and repairs, setting up a 250 GTO, rebuilding and maintenance of a V12 engine. Appendices including technical specifications and race results.
Glen Smale is a writer on automotive subjects. His books for Haynes include Porsche 917: The complete photographic history, Porsche at Le Mans, Jaguar E-type: Portrait of a Design Icon, (for which he received the Laurin and Klement 'Design Writer of the Year' award in 2007) and Porsche 956/962: A photographic history. He lives in Carmarthenshire.