Lot 163 - 2007 Ferrari F430 Spider
|Odometer reading||33,622 km|
|Estimate||£70,000 - £80,000|
|Result||Sold - £65,000|
- Good service history
- Rare colour combination
The Ferrari F430 was produced by Ferrari from 2004 to 2009. A successor to the Ferrari 360, it debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show and was designed by Pininfarina under the guidance of Frank Stephenson, with the body styling of the F430 revised from its predecessor, the Ferrari 360. 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.
Imported from Singapore in 2018, this beautiful righthand drive Ferrari Spider has covered a mere 33,622km, (20,892 miles), from new and, as such, presents in good order throughout. The Giallo Modena coachwork is generally unmarked and the Nero leather interior with black stitching is soft and supple. The black wheels and yellow brake calipers compliment the colour theme of the car beautifully and the car’s service history is testament to it having been well cared for with seven stamps in its service history booklet, the most recent of which having been carried out by H.R. Owen, London. The car reportedly also had a new clutch fitted before leaving Singapore. Specification includes; Scuderia wing shields, anthracite interior dash trim, 60th Anniversary dash plaque, Giallo Modena Calipers, stainless door entry strips, steering wheel Manettino, (allowing the driver to select different driving modes), electric mirrors, on board computer, rear parking sensors and electric seats. Supplied with a V5C registration document, a current MoT test certificate valid until February 2020, the original leather wallet containing the service history with invoices and spare key, this F430 Spider offers huge performance and Ferrari thrills with a soundtrack unrivalled with the roof down.
Previous lotLot 162 - 2001 Bentley Arnage T
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