Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Collector Ferraris at Mecum

The last naturally aspirated V8 Ferrari convertible. With the world turning to smaller turbocharged engines, the 2015 458 Speciale Aperta represents the end of an era. It is also one of the final Ferraris to wear the Pininfarina badge.

One of 499 produced, est. $700,000 - $750,000
One of 299 F12tdfs that were produced worldwide in 2016, Mecum is offering the rarity at their Kissimmee event, Jan 5-13, 2018.

Successor to the F12 berlinetta, the F12tdf has a monster 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine. The power plant is capable of 769 horsepower and 520 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Painted in a vibrant Giallo Triplo Strato paint and featuring a black Alcantara interior and equipped with over $120,000 of custom factory options, the odometer stands at just 150 miles.

Built to remember Ferrari’s dominance in the Tour de France races, 799 cars were produced in 2017. Each with a 6.3 liter V12 making 769 horsepower and 520 lb-ft of torque. A seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is mounted at the rear axles and connected to the engine by a carbon fiber torque tube. This example boasts over $92,000 in options.
1,157 miles on the clock and signed by Sebastian Vettel, 4-time Formula One Champion and driver for Ferrari Scuderia, estimate is $1,150,000 - $1,350,000