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1987 Ferrari F40 Red in 1:12 scale


This is the 1987 Ferrari F40 Red in 1:12 scale by Norev.    Last piece!  Then SOLD OUT!

This diecast metal model does not have any opening parts.  It is hand painted and finished with glossy automotive paint.

he 1987 Ferrari F40 was built to celebrate Ferrari's 40th anniversary. It was designed by Pininfarina and engineered by Nicola Materazzi. The F40 was the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari.

The F40 was a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V8 engine that produced 478 horsepower and 425 lb-ft of torque. It had a top speed of over 200 mph and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just over 4 seconds.

The F40 was constructed with a lightweight tubular steel chassis and a composite body. It had a number of racing-inspired features, such as adjustable suspension, a large rear wing, and side skirts. The interior was stripped-down and functional, with no air conditioning or radio.

The F40 was originally planned to be produced in a limited run of 400 units, but due to high demand, production was increased to 1,315 units. The F40 was sold for a base price of $400,000, making it one of the most expensive cars for sale at the time.

The F40 was a critical and commercial success. It was praised for its performance, handling, and aggressive styling. It was also a popular choice for racing, winning numerous championships around the world.

Today, the F40 is considered one of the greatest Ferraris ever made. It is a highly sought-after collector's car, with values regularly exceeding $1 million.

Here is a brief timeline of the history of the 1987 Ferrari F40:

  • June 1986: The F40 project begins.
  • July 1987: The F40 is unveiled to the public.
  • October 1987: The first F40 is delivered to a customer.
  • 1989: The F40 LM race car is introduced.
  • 1990: The F40 GTE race car is introduced.
  • 1992: Production of the F40 ends.

The F40 is a truly iconic car. It is a testament to Ferrari's engineering and design prowess. It is also a reminder of the passion and dedication of Enzo Ferrari, who was determined to create the ultimate Ferrari.