The book covers the history and development of Ferrari's new V8 engine, and the 308's daunting role as successor to the popular Dino. There are specification tables and production figures for the model variants, along with details of concept cars and other related models, and a review of competition exploits. The book also considers the cars' current position in the classic car market and offers insight into the rewarding ownership experience each of the models now represents.
Robert Foskett spent his early career working in the world of automotive promotions at motor-shows, film and photo shoots. His current work is in the field of information technology where he manages an application development and support team. A life-long sports car enthusiast, Robert has owned a variety of exotic cars, including models from Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, and of course Ferrari. An ongoing obsession with Italian sporting cars in general, along with an enjoyable period of 308GT4 ownership, ws the inspiration behind this book.