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-Rare Verde British Racing with Tan leather interior, Tan carpeting and Tan convertible top, 6-speed manual, 42,000 miles from new, Long term California ownership, Extensively serviced and cared for to date, Factory books, tool and records.

Purchased new in California by Mr. Doug Prestean, this 355 Spider was Ferrari enthusiast owned and cared for incredibly well as can be seen this 355's enormous maintenance file. The 355 was kept in Doug's ownership until 2006 when it change ownership, but remained in the family, now being owned by Mr. Scott Prestean.

November, 2018 with 38,740 miles, the engine was rebuilt by Ferrari of Mill Valley at a cost of $41,784.00. At this time, the 355 also received new catalysts, manifolds, axles, absolutely everything was rebuilt to as new condition throughout. Maintenance receipts on record from 2002 until August, 2022 total and approximate $100,000.00.

Purchased by Autosport Designs on behalf of its most recent owner, August, 2022, we had the pleasure of using this 355 Spider to drive from San Francisco to Carmel-Monterey for that years Monterey-Pebble Beach car week. Having exceptionally strong mechanicals and driving as one would expect from a properly maintained 355, the top down Ferrari motoring was thoroughly enjoyed prior to loading the 355 at weeks end for it journey East to Autosport Designs and its newest and now most recent ownership.

Once it arrived at ASD, it was decided to perform various servicing and sympathetic restoration to bring to its current exception condition. The interior was treated to leather refurbishment to the dash binnacle, upper door panels, various sticky switches. The air conditioning system was serviced throughout. The convertible mechanism was refurbished with new electronic struts, a new control unit, new factory spec convertible top. The electrical system was tested and new battery installed. Externally, the 355 Spider has its front bumper and rocker panels refinished to factory as new condition. The wheels were also refinished to as new condition at this time. Finally, a factory 355 Challenge intermediate sport exhaust was sourced and installed and each engine bank was balanced to ensure optimum performance and throttle response. Therefore, another $40,000.00 has been spent to bring this rare Verde British Racing 355 Spider to its current, absolutely exceptional and ready to use condition.