• Year of manufacture 
    1998
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Peter F. Baumberger Collection of Motorcars
* All sold with No Reserve *
20 Aug 2010
Gstaad Palace Hotel
Switzerland
Lot No: 8
One owner from new
1998 Ferrari 550 Maranello
Coachwork by Pininfarina
Chassis no. ZFFZR49B000110792
Estimate: CHF60,000 - 80,000
Footnote:
"The 550 Maranello will go down as one of the most memorable Ferraris of recent times. Performance as blistering as this, mated to a chassis that is friendlier and better than any Ferrari's since the 246 Dino, means you don't quickly forget a hard drive over a good road in the 550M." Autocar, 27th November 1996.
What was remarkable about the Ferrari 550 Maranello was not that it was a reincarnation of the fabled Daytona, nor that Ferrari positioned it as the flagship of their road car range, but that they decided a front-engined car was the correct replacement for a mid-engined one.
Replacing the F512M with the 550 broke one of the unwritten rules of supercar creation, but as CEO Luca di Montezemolo said at the car's un


Bonhams Peter F. Baumberger Collection of Motorcars, Gstaad 20 Aug 2010
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Phone 
+44-2074685801
Fax 
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