1996 Ferrari F50

THE Factory RHD

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

Ferrari''s F50 was the response to the technological challenge of producing a street car with all the characteristics of a Formula One racer. Thanks to the research made possible by Ferrari''s vast experience in this field, having produced over 45 racing models and over 120 GT and sports models, the F50 was built to the same tolerances and with the same integrity as a Formula One car. The carbon-fibre monocoque chassis that encloses an aeronautical rubber fuel tank, the V12 engine that acted as a load-bearing structure for the transaxle-rear suspension assembly, the pushrod suspension and the separate hand-braking system are all formed on the basic principles of a racing car projected into the dimension of normal, safe use in all situations. The result was a car with