Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1989
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    LHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: UK registered Chassis Number: ZFFGJ34B00078375
The F40 needs no introduction. It is the quintessential ‘ultra car‘, developed by Ferrari to blast their competitors out of the limelight.
In 1984 Ferrari had launched their spectacular 288 GTO, a limited production car which was to wrest the title of World‘s Fastest Production Car away from Lamborghini, and which had been developed for Group B racing. Michelotto were engaged by Ferrari to develop the car for competition use, with close collaboration by the factory and the Evolution version was extensively tested. However, a change of direction by the F.I.A. saw the abandonment of Group B racing and the GTO was obsolete even before it had turned a wheel in competition.
The development work was not wasted, however. It is well-known that the F40 was launched in 1987 to celebrate Ferrari‘s fortieth year as a manufacturer. This car was t