- Photographed at The Enzo Ferrari Museum, Modena, Italy in 2016

Ferrari F40 in Modena

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A total of 1,311 Ferrari F40's were produced from 1987–1992.

Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti at Pininfarina, and built at the Ferrari factory in Modena, the F40 has gone on to become arguably the most iconic of Ferraris.

The 2,936cc twin turbo-charged V8 is mounted longitudinally to the rear-mid of the chassis, and of course features rear-wheel drive.

Power output is 352 kW or 471 hp, delivered through a 5-speed manual Transmission.

Curb weight is 1,254–1,369 kg (2,765–3,018 lb).

As the successor to the Ferrari 288 GTO, it was designed to celebrate Ferrari's 40th anniversary and was the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. At the time it was Ferrari's fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car for sale.

The car debuted with a planned production total of 400 and a factory suggested retail price of approximately US$400,000 (5 times the cost of the 288 GTO) in 1987 ($860,000 today), although some buyers were reported to have paid as much as US$3.6 million in contrast to its 1999 value of £140,000.

One belonging to the Formula One driver Nigel Mansell was sold for the then record of £1 million in 1990, a record that stood into the 2010s.

Of the total 1,311 F40s manufactured, 213 were delivered to the United States.

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