Lot 171 - 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello
|Odometer reading||38,154 miles|
|Estimate||£70,000 - £78,000|
- Right hand drive UK car
- Desirable six-speed manual gearbox
- Relatively low mileage
The Ferrari 550 Maranello is a two-seat grand tourer manufactured from 1996 and is powered by a front engined V12. It shared its platform and 5,474cc engine with the 456 but was positioned as the company's high-end model. Featuring a luxurious and spacious interior and, unusually for a Ferrari, the boot could accommodate a set of golf clubs. The 550 has a tubular steel frame chassis with light aluminium bodywork. Power steering is variable assist and, to be expected of a car with this performance, disc brakes are fitted all round. Acceleration is an impressive 4.2 seconds 0-60mph and top speed a reported 199mph. In total, 3,083 Ferrari 550's were produced of which only 457 were supplied within the UK.
This lovely, right hand drive, Ferrari 550 Maranello with the six-speed manual gearbox was supplied new by Maranello, Egham in January 2000 with electric seats, climate control and Scuderia shields on the wings. This car has a good service history until been put in storage at 30,000 miles in 2007, only being brought out for check and MoT’s until 2016. Service history in service book as follows:
PDI Maranello Egham Ferrari January 2000
22.02.2001 @ 5,985 miles Maranello Egham Ferrari
17.06.2002 @ 17,319 miles Maranello Egham Ferrari
07.03.2003 @ 17,485 miles Maranello Egham Ferrari
21.04.2004 @ 18,479 miles Dick Lovett Ferrari Swindon
29.07.2005 @ 19,203 miles Dick Lovett Ferrari Swindon
27.10.2006 @ 25,757 miles Dick Lovett Ferrari Swindon
28.12.2016 @ 34,553 miles HR Owen London Ferrari
Finished in Grigio Alloy (light blue) with contrasting dark blue Scuro hide and blue Scuro carpets, this very good, low mileage, Ferrari 550 Maranello is supplied with a V5 registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in December 2021 and the original tan leather wallet with the owner’s manuals and service booklet. We are informed the car will have a service completed before the sale. Considered to be one of the best driving grand tourers around, a Ferrari 550 Maranello offers a refined drive yet exhilarating when required.
Interested parties should note that the private registration plate shown is to be retained by the vendor and a new, age-related registration issued instead.
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