Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ferrari F40

The Ferrari F40 is a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-door coupé sports car built from 1987 to 1992, with the LM and GTE race car versions continuing production until 1994 and 1996 respectively. The successor to the Ferrari 288 GTO, it was Ferrari's fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car. The car debuted with a factory suggested retail price of US$400,000 in 1987. A total of 1,311 F40s were manufactured in total.
The car is powered by 2,936 cc (2.9 L) twin-turbocharged Tipo F120A V8 of 471 hp funneled through a 5-speed manual transmission.
The body was a new design by Pininfarina featuring Kevlar, carbon fiber, and aluminum for strength and low weight. The F40 made 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 321 km/h (199 mph).
Hagerty quotes an average price of $ 1.6m for a concours quality F40.