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Rare Ferrari NART Spyder wins Best of Show honors at the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

A 1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 ‘NART Spyder’ earned top honors at the second Chattanooga Motorcar Festival that took place October 15-17 in majestic Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 ‘NART Spyder’

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A rare 1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 ‘NART Spyder’ earned top honors at the second Chattanooga Motorcar Festival. A 1936 Packard 12 took home the Timeless Elegance honor, and Ken Gross [Old Cars contributor] himself was awarded the Chairman's Award by event founder Byron DeFoor for Ken’s work piecing together CMF’s Concours d’Elegance. 

Only 10 ‘NART Spyder’ examples were produced making the model one of the rarest Ferrari has produced. N.A.R.T. stands for “North American Racing Team” and was created to promote the Ferrari brand in the United States. This example is owned by Rare Wheels Collection. Recently a 1967 Ferrari NART Spyder sold for $28 million at auction in Monterey, CA.

A stunning example of a second generation Packard Twelve (Owned by Jack Boyd Smith) took home the award for Timeless Elegance.

A stunning example of a second generation Packard Twelve (Owned by Jack Boyd Smith) took home the award for Timeless Elegance.

A stunning example of a second generation Packard Twelve (Owned by Jack Boyd Smith) took home the award for Timeless Elegance. Packard represents the height of American luxury best with their long bodies and sweeping lines. A powerful V12 engine helps solidify not only the model’s name but it’s status as one of the best cars to ever leave Detroit. 

Ken Gross

Ken Gross

Ken Gross is one of the world’s eminent automotive minds having been the author of many books and Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA. Ken is also the director of the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival’s Concours d’Elegance, and a huge factor is the event’s success. For these reasons and many more, the festival's co-founder, Byron DeFoor, bestowed Ken with the Chairman’s Award.

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About Chattanooga Motorcar Festival:

Proceeds from the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival support neuroscience research through Fifty Plus Foundation, Inc. Approaching a decade of supporting Alzheimer’s and neuroscience research, Fifty Plus Foundation, Inc., created the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival to bring that support to a local level while funding research that will help find a cure. Learn more at chattanoogamotorcar.com.

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