Ferrari Dino 246 GTS was the larger-engined, and targa-roofed version of the original Dino 206 GT.
Many in the classic car community attach the Ferrari name to the Dino even though technically Dino was its own marque. The reason the Ferrari name is added is because the cars were built by Ferrari, and it helps to differentiate the Ferrari-built Dino cars from the Fiat-built Dino cars that shared the same engines but had completely different bodies.
The Ferrari Dino 206 GT + 246 GT / GTS
Enzo Ferrari established Dino as a marque in its own right, it was named after his beloved son Alfredo “Dino” Ferrari who had died in 1956 at the age of just 24 from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Despite his young age Alfredo had co-designed an advanced V6 racing engine for Formula 2 in collaboration with Vittorio Jano. It would be modified future versions of this V6