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For sale in our next auction in Paris “Retromobile by Artcurial Motorcars”, on the 5th February 2016.
Chassis # ZFFPR41B000104532
– Real street legal F355 Challenge
– Refurbishment at great expense
– Rare registered F355 Challenge
– Car for both road and track
This car, first registered on 28 March 1996 is one of 108 units made of the Type F129 AB. In its original “Gialo Modena” shade, it has undergone a complete refurbishment by Color Dream (bodywork suppliers to Art Grand Prix, the racing team of Frederic Vasseur and Nicolas Prost). The work particularly concerns a complete engine disassembly with the replacement of belts and all joints (the original engine block, in excellent condition, has been preserved and will be provided to the future owner); fefurbished Speedline alloy rims; new F40 LM brake calipers; new dashboard, door panels, windshield and rear window. Furthermore, the original OMP carbon seats were completely restored by Sellerie 3000, from Chatelet-en-Brie (partners of Oreca). A complete picture file is part of the file that comes with the car.
During its racing career, this car took part in the Challenge Ferrari France from 1998 to 2000 through Modena Motors dealership with Alberto Voltoni. The present owner acquired the car in February 2001 from the dealer François Jakubowski and entered the Rallye de Paris and the Ferrari Pirelli Maranello Challenge at Spa in May, before participating in the French Endurance Championship VdeV in the colors of the Kodak, from 2004 to 2007.
Currently the car displays only 17,000km on the odo, and is equipped with the Challenge 99 kit with the rear spoiler in carbon fibre. The car comes with its two technical passports FFSA dated October 18, 1998 and May 31, 2008.
Refurbished with over €40,000 in recent invoices and more than double since 2001, this car is one of the few registered F355 Challenges with clear history. Easily comparable to a Porsche 911 RS, this car had the reputation of being very dynamically balanced and easier to drive. Next year for its 20th birthday, it will be eligible for Ferrari Classiche, this worthy successor to the Ferrari 250 GT SWB is eligible for most of the prestigious competitions, and can reach the track by road.
Auction estimate: €125 000 / 165 000