A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours

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  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    A late Ferrari 550 Bachetta is certainly not a common sight
    And the owner of this one is finally ready to part with it
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Why Ferrari made it
    It was built to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pininfarina
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Essentially a topless 550 Maranello
    Ferrari gave you a cloth top to protect the interior from rain and not to drive with it at high speeds
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Ferrari built more units than initially planned
    They built 448 cars instead of 444 and the reason may surprise you
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    A Japanese superstition surrounding the number "4" was the reason for the extra cars
    In Japanese "4" is pronounced as "shi", which also means "death" in Japanese. Ironically, Ferrari countered the superstition by building 4 extra cars
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    The 550 Maranello engine remained the same
    The 5.5-liter V-12 produces 478 horsepower and 419 pound-feet
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Lower top speed due to the lack of roof
    While the 550 Maranello could reach 200 mph, the 550 Barchetta could only do 186 mph
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Each 550 Barchetta has a unique serial number
    A must-have feature for any limited edition vehicle
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    It's also a proper driver's car
    All 550 Barchetta have the gated six-speed manual
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    This one is barely driven too
    With just 8,173 miles on the clock
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    Which is why the black leather interior is still like new
    Just like the rosso finish on the exterior
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
    It also has a few tasteful but reversable mods
    A new exhaust and an Alpine stereo have been installed, but the original ones come with the car too
  • A Rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta could be yours
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