Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet
- Up until 1959 the series 1 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet came as standard with 16” Borrani RW 3526 wheels fitted with 6.00-16 PIRELLI STELLA BIANCA.
- The radial alternative for a 16” wheel came out later. The 185 VR 16 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67 is the best option in our opinion.
- Also offered in period Pirelli made a 175 HR 400 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67 radial tyre for which Borrani make a Borrani RW 3598.
- The ideal innertube for these tyres is the Michelin 16F.
Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series 2 Tyres
- The Series 2 250 GT Cabriolet (between 1959-1962) fitted 15" Borrani Wheel RW3591 and would have fitted 185 VR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67 radials, which is still the best option to fit today.
- Some people with the series 2 cars like to fit a wider tyre in the size 205/70-15 Tyres, in which case we would suggest either the 205/70 R 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN12, or the 205/70 VR 15 Michelin XWX as the best.
- However It is worth pointing out that these tyres hadn't been invented when the Series 2 Cabriolet 250 GT Ferrari was in production.
- For these tyres the Michelin 15F is the ideal innertube.
Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Recommended Tyres
Other Options for Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Tyres
History of the Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet S1 & S2
The original 250 GT Cabriolet Pinin Farina Series I made its premiere at the 1957 Geneva Motor Show, with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm (102.4 in) and a body that varied from the Berlinetta. A total of 36 models were constructed before the Series 2 was shown in Paris in 1959. These latter cars resembled the manufacturing Berlinetta. There were around 200 Series II cars produced. The 250 GT Series I Cabriolet and Coupé was named ninth among the ten "Greatest Ferraris of All Time" by Motor Trend Classic.
In addition to the high-volume coupé, Pinin Farina created a simpler 250 GT Cabriolet for series manufacturing. The GT Cabriolet S2 debuted at the 1959 Paris Motor Show, looking similar to the GT Coupé of the previous year, with the exception of the elimination of the side vents, and the exposed headlamps of the Coupé. A total of 212 were produced.
Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Borrani Wheels
Borrani wheels are still available for your Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet. As agents for the iconic Ruote Borrani Milano company we are able to supply all wheels from their extensive range.
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Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet wheels made by Ruote Borrani Milano are, without doubt, the best wire wheels available. Borrani wheels utilise aluminium rims, steel spokes and steel wheel centres.
Wheels made by Borrani are available in the following styles
- Painted silver finish, as per the racing wheels of the period
- Polished and chrome finish, highly polished rim, chrome spokes & wheel centre
- Painted finish with polished outer edge