1996 Ferrari F50

Ferrari Classiche Certified

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1996
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €400,000 - €450,000
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: ZFFA468000105081
With the possible exception of the McLaren F1, the Ferrari F50 came closer to being a true Formula One racer than any of its production car contemporaries. Built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ferrari, it followed a similar recipe to the brand’s 40th anniversary special, the F40. Both cars were precision tools designed to forge a road-going link to the Ferrari competition legend. The F40 was powered by a potent twin-turbo V8, but for the F50 Ferrari opted for a more familiar power plant: the naturally aspirated V12.
Reinforcing the F50’s ties to F1 racing, the car’s engine was derived not from another Ferrari road car but from the company’s 1990 season F1 engine. An over-square design with an 85mm bore and 69mm stroke, the 65-degree V12 displaced 4.7 lit