Ferrari F40 brings record revenue

Nürburg, August 10, 2015

The F40 is one of the specifics of the car world: It was the last Ferrari personally by CEO Enzo Ferrari was commissioned. That was in 1987, when the Italian sports car manufacturer celebrates its 40th anniversary. Therefore, the number comes in the name. And if only the sheet made ​​your mouth water: The F40 is driven by a 478 hp 2.9-liter V8 in 4.1 seconds and creates hundreds of 325 km / h top. These are very respectable values ​​today.

Old price: Approximately 227,000 Euros

Were built until the end of 1992 just 1,315 copies, which cost each converted 227,000 euro. That seems almost a bargain if you look at the prices that are requested in August 2015 for a F40. In Internet exchanges a wide range of species is currently being offered, the price expectations are from 800,000 to 1.4 million euros.

Nigel Mansell F40 brought 690,000 euros

That for the racer from Maranello is not only asking a lot, but much is paid, showed up at a classic car auction of the auction house Coys on August 8, 2015 under the AvD-Oldtimer - Grand - Prix at the Nürburgring. Here the immense bolide for 1.12 million euros changed hands. Almost a year ago, the auction house Bonhams auctioned off a F40, which once belonged to the ex-Formula One driver and world champion Nigel Mansell. The car then went for almost modest 690,000 euros ?? away but also had a lot of owners, with 36.000 kilometers on the clock.

7881 km mileage

The F40, which now came under the hammer on the Nürburgring, was part of a private collection. He had only one previous owner and was straight times 7881 km driven. He is one of the last built F40: His production date is in December 1992, he was extradited on 4 January 1993. The car was rarely moved, the owner was still refer fresh in 2010 the seats. He then introduced the super sports car into an air-conditioned hall, where he slept until mid-2015. The first trip went by the way for inspection at " Toni Auto", a Ferrari workshop in Maranello. Who has now bought the car, Coys not reveal. And if he continues to rise in value, can not be foreseen today . ( hd )