Ferrari weren't the only ones to skirt around the homologation.
Our beloved Sebring Sprites were another example...
See "Spritely Years" for the details.
From: Bkitterer@aol.com <Bkitterer@aol.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Saturday, 16 January 1999 5:41
Subject: RE: GTO
>OK you got me into this. Can not find the reference so am going on memory
>(you know what thats worth)
><<What's interesting is that Ferrari made only 39 GTOs and 100 were
>for homologation at the time. >>
>As I recall Ferrari told FIA that they would build 100 cars at the FIRST of
>the racing season and got away with never building more than the 39. Here
>memory again, by the '60's GT (in the international world) referred to cars
>that handled like sports cars, went fast and with comfort. "So that after
>hours of driving you would not be exhausted", can not find that quote
>All though most were fixed tops by then such as Aston Martin DB2/4's, some
>Ferrari's, M-B 300SL to mention a few, cars with removable tops, 2 or 4
>could fit into this description, clearly the terms were getting fuzzy and
>marketing only mad it worse.
>Bob and Annice
>1960 Sprite (Mk IV in disguise)