|Model:||Ferrari F40 : 1990|
|Exterior Colour:||Rosso Corsa|
First registered to Vito Coco in Catania, Italy on 22nd January 1990. It was kept in a private museum in Italy for at least 5 years before it was shipped to the UK in January 1998 by Maranello of Egham.
An early 1990 car, non-cat, non adjust the second owner kept it up until 2013 when Furlonger supplied it to the 3rd owner.
In 1999, 2000 and 2001 the owner entered it for various race series and it won the Maranello Championship, the Intermarque championship and a Porsche vs Ferrari challenge series.
It is one of the most successful of 30 recognised period conversion race cars as listed in the 2001 Cavallino magazine on LM, GT and GTE cars. It holds many lap records and won numerous races.
During its racing career a substantial part of the car, including front bonnet, rear lid, valance, wheels, suspension components, seats and steering wheel were removed and professionally dry stored so they could be returned to the car post racing retaining their factory fresh original condition.
Modified parts from Ferrari were used during racing culminating in the car being raced in LM specification. These were removed following the racing when the car was taken back to original road car spec and condition. No holes were drilled during racing so the car remains indistinguishable from factory spec today.
#83916 had a 57% ‘race entered to victory’ ratio having won 28 times from 49 races. It won 8 pole positions with 32 fastest laps. It finished in 87.76% of its races and completed three championships without incurring any body damage accidents.
At the end of the 2001 racing season #83916 was loaned to the Beaulieu motor museum for 3 years where it was the star car of the museum (displayed in the entrance lobby).
In 2011 the car was nut and bolt restored by a very well recognized F40 specialist using all the original parts and then entered the Ferrari Owners Club 2011 national concourse at Heythrop winning its class and the event overall. The tanks were replaced in 2011 as part of the restoration.
#83916 has appeared on TV and in magazines and has been driven by Jody Schekter and Jack Sears adding to the fame of this very special car.
A perfect example of a non cat non adjust F40 this car has an interesting and comprehensive service history supporting the low mileage of 12,000.
Out of the 1315 F40's produced, many F40's have been involved in accidents. This particular car represents the opportunity to acquire one of the most successful racing Ferraris worldwide, without any previous incidents and remains in factory specification concours condition. A unique opportunity for any serious collector or Ferrari racing enthusiast.Enquire Now