2000 Ferrari F355

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Mileage 
    28 050 mi / 45 143 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Country VAT 
    GB
  • Chassis number 
    ZFFXR48C000113764
  • Engine number 
    51153
  • Lot number 
    44
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Introduced at the May 1994 Geneva Salon, the F355 was the standard bearer for a new generation of more technologically advanced 'small' Ferraris. Based around a robot-welded sheet steel monocoque equipped with all-round independent double-wishbone suspension, ventilated ABS disc brakes and utilised a new computer-controlled electronic damper system that self-adjusted depending upon the feedback gleaned from various road speed, brake pressure, suspension loading, and steering sensors. The F355 was revealed to be seven seconds and four seconds a lap faster round Ferrari's Fiorano test track than the 348 and 512TR respectively. Cradled by a separate subframe, its longitudinally mid-mounted 'quad-cam' 3496cc V8 boasted F1-style titanium con-rods, forged alloy pistons, three-inlet and two-exhaust valves per cylinder (40 in total) and the latest Bosch M 2.7 engine management system. Developing an incredible 380bhp and 268lbft of torque, it drove the rear wheels via a neatly integrated transverse six-speed manual gearbox. Reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds, 0-100mph in 10.6 seconds and 185mph, the F355 was an undoubted supercar. Unveiled at the May 1995 Monaco Grand Prix meeting, the F355 Spider benefited from a strengthened body-shell and specially reinforced windscreen, it permitted 'wind in the hair' 180mph motoring!

Finished in the classic combination of Rosso Corsa with cream leather hide this example is one of just 139 righthand drive Spiders made with the F1 gearbox. Having covered just 28,050 miles from new and showing 4 previous keepers, the vendor informs us the car has only recently been taken out of long term storage. Re-commissioning works by a Ferrari specialist include: service and belt change, new clutch kit, new brake pads and discs, refurbished alloy wheels and new tyres, repaired manifolds together with engine bay detailing at a cost of c.£15,000. Offered with book pack and duplicate service book containing stamps from HR Owen of Leeds and a collection of invoices, its understood a fresh MOT will be obtained by the time of sale.

PLEASE NOTE: All estimates are subject to a buyer's premium of 15% incl. VAT (@ 20%)