Up for auction one of the last Ferrari F40 ever

The 1992 was the last year of production for the Ferrari F40. Produced in only 22 units in the final year, it is one of the most iconic Reds of all time and is still the object of desire of many collectors and enthusiasts of the history of the Prancing Horse.

One of the latest F40s is up for auction Kissimmee from Me Auctions which is held from 6 to 15 January 2022. This is how it is made.

Perfectly preserved

The auction Ferrari F40 features the classic color Racing red and has only covered 14,053 km in almost 30 years of life. Its timeless line has remained unchanged with original alloy wheels and all the sophisticated solutions of the time still well intact. The F40, in fact, was the first Ferrari in history to be designed with composite materials such as kevlar, glass fiber e plexiglas.

1992 Ferrari F40
1992 Ferrari F40
1992 Ferrari F40

The car was made to celebrate the brand’s 40th anniversary in style. Inspired by the Formula 1 of the time, it was so popular that, despite the list price was already very high and within the 374 million lire (about 431 thousand euros currently taking inflation into account), in the unofficial market Ferrari reached prices close to 2 billion lire (2.3 million euros).

A record-breaking supercar

By opening the hood you can admire the incredible 2.9 V8. This engineering jewel of over 30 years ago was able to unleash 478 CV at 7,000 rpm and a couple of 577 Nm through a 5-speed manual gearbox. Weighing just 1,100 kg, the Ferrari was one of the fastest supercars of the time. The F40 was able to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.1 seconds and touch the 326 km / h.

1992 Ferrari F40
1992 Ferrari F40

Note how theexhaust system of this Ferrari has been modified by the previous owners, who opted for a system developed by the Italian Tubi Style.

The specimen for sale is offered with a carefully documented history that traces the various steps of Ferrari. Released from the factory on 6 June 1992, it is the specimen number 19 of 22. Its price could be around 1.7 and 2.3 million euros.


Source: Motor1.com Italia – News by it.motor1.com.

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