Lot 279 - 2006 Ferrari F430 F1 Spider
|Odometer reading||15,800 miles|
|Estimate||£75,000 - £85,000|
|Result||Sold - £78,400|
The Ferrari F430 was produced Ferrari from 2004 to 2009. A successor to the Ferrari 360, it debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show. Designed by Pininfarina, under the guidance of Frank Stephenson, the body styling of the F430 was revised from its predecessor, the Ferrari 360, to improve its aerodynamic efficiency. Although the drag coefficient remained the same, downforce was greatly enhanced. Despite sharing the same basic Alcoa aluminium chassis, roof line, doors and glass, the car looked significantly different from the 360. A great deal of Ferrari heritage was included in the exterior design. At the rear, the Enzo's tail lights and interior vents were added. The car's name was etched into the Testarossa-styled driver's side mirror. The large oval openings in the front bumper are reminiscent of Ferrari racing models from the 60s, specifically the 156 'sharknose' Formula One car and 250 TR61 Le Mans cars of Phil Hill.
This low mileage, righthand drive Ferrari F430 F1 Spider was supplied new here in the UK to someone who lived in Spain hence in the service history showing two service's carried out by the Ferrari main agent in Spain and then in this country by Ferrari specialists Verdi Ferrari in London. Finished in Grigio Silverstone Grey with black roof and red Daytona style interior, red calipers and carbon fiber instrument panel. This Ferrari 430 Spider is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in May 2016, the service book pack, a full tool kit, the original car cover and two sets of keys. An excellent example of the marque with a full service history in one of the most sort after colour combinations.
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