The definitive supercar of the 1980s, the Ferrari F40 set the standard for the ultimate driver's car. Its record breaking 201 mph top speed and its use of lightweight materials solidified Enzo Ferrari's last masterpiece as his greatest achievement. With its striking Pininfarina design, the F40 was an instant hit and orders exceeded expectations. Its racecar derived chassis, suspension and drivetrain made the F40 an absolute thrill to drive on the street or on the track. It remains to date a staple in any discerning collection.
This 1990 Ferrari F40 is powered by its matching numbers 2.9 Liter V8 twin turbo motor and is paired to its original five speed dogleg racing gearbox. Chassis 87161 is 1 of 213 and the 81st built for the US market and is currently showing 5150 miles. Finished in Rosso Corsa, the seller states the paint is in excellent condition. At the time of purchase a no expense spared service and Classiche certification was performed. The vehicle is complete with all books, service records, tool kit and original five piece Schedoni luggage. Previously it was owned by a well known collector for 25 years.
The F40's interior is all business and race focused. The lightweight seats are covered in their original Red cloth and the mouse-hair dash shows no wear. The seller mentions that all the accessories including gauges, automatic seat belts and the climate control are in perfect working order and that the air conditioning blows cold.
Derived from the 288 GTO, the F40's 2,936cc V8 is rated at 478hp and 426 lb.ft. Documentation from November 2017 shows a complete major service performed at Ferrari of Ontario. The Classiche passport was also stamped at its 5,000 service interval. During this service it is noted that the brake rotors were changed and the Tubi exhaust was installed. The seller notes that the original exhaust is in perfect condition and is included.
This F40 comes with its original and complete 5 piece Schedoni luggage set. The seller mentions that all the pieces are in excellent condition and have never been used during his ownership. A set of brand new Pirelli Pzero tires have been fitted to the Speedline wheels.
This 1990 Ferrari F40 is currently plated with a clean title in Ontario, Canada.
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