An Extremely Rare And Valuable Ferrari F40 That Hasn’t Been Driven In 29 Years Hits The Auction Block On Sunday

Oct 9, 2021 | Auto Auctions, Rare Items

If you are a guy who was born between roughly 1975 and 1985, it’s very likely that the Ferrari F40 was your very first car obsession. You probably had either a poster of the car, or a model version in your bedroom. Or both! I was born in 1982 and certainly loved the Ferrari F40, but if I’m being honest, my first car obsession was the F40’s successor, the F50. I had both the poster and the model version.

The F40 is an absolutely gorgeous beast. Introduced in 1988 to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary, it was the first production car to achieve a top speed of over 200 miles per hour and the last Ferrari that was overseen by company founder Enzo Ferrari who died on August 14, 1988.

Between 1987 and 1992, 1,315 Ferrari F40s were produced. Today there are believed to be around 1,000 left in the wild. Not all of them were red, but around 84% were indeed painted “Rosso” while 8 were delivered in yellow and two were delivered in black.… Read Full Article |

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