Alain Prost's Ferrari F40 to be auctioned

The luxury model owned by Alain Prost, one of history’s greatest drivers of the Formula 1, will be auction later this month. Alain got the F40 in 1989 asa a present after the signed the for Ferrari’s F1 team. Alain Prost was a pilot for the Scuderia in 1990 and 1991.

The F40 is powered by a 3-litre V8 engine with a maximum power of 478 hp and a peak torque of 425 hp. In 1987, when the F40 was unveiled was one of the fastest cars in the world.

The 0 to 60 mph sprint is made in just 3.7 seconds and th car reaches a top speed of 201 mph.

The F40 was a F1 car for the road: no carpet, stereo and the windows were plastic.

Prost only drove 2,800 miles with his F40 and the car recently benefited from a full service. Price begin with 315.000 euro.

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