Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery

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  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    The Ferrari F40 was designed to conquer the Porsche 959
    It was based on five obsolete 288 GTO Evoluzione prototypes there never raced because FIA shut down Group B racing
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    The Ferrari F40 was powered by a modified version of the 288 GTO's engine
    Ferrari was able to boost output from 394 HP and 366 LB-FT up to 471 HP and 426 LB-FT
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    The Ferrari F40 is still in high demand
    Don't expect to find one outside of the $1.4-1.7 million range
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    The oldest F40s that have thin paint are VERY rare
    In an attempt to save weight Ferrari initially used just 2 liters of paint on the F-40.
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    Ferrari's desire to keep the F40 light was felt by the driver - literally
    The F40 had zero driver aids, and few creature comforts. U.S. customers complained about cabin temperature so much that Ferrari was forced to install A/C in later models
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    In the end, the F40 weighed just 2,433 pounds
    Beating out the Porsche 959, which tipped the scales at 3,214 pounds
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    The Ferrari F40 didn't feel like an exotic car on the road
    Something done intentionally after getting tired of hearing customers complain about how comfortable and plush the brand's cars were becoming
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
    Don't forget about the Super Rare F40 LM
    On two of these babies were built before Ferrari changed the name to Competizione.
  • Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets - gallery
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