For sale: Toto Wolff’s immaculate Ferrari F40
Each Ferrari F40 is special in its own right, the car is an automotive icon that has graced posters, phone wallpaper and magazine covers since it was unveiled on July 21, 1987 at the Civic Center in Maranello. Examples regularly swap hands, but some are more notable than others, and here we have such a situation. This F40 is offered straight from the collection of Mercedes-Benz F1 CEO and Team Principal Toto Wolff. Chassis number ZFFGJ34B000087007 is one of only 27 examples that were delivered new to Spain and have only driven 5536 km. As you would expect the car is in superb condition and is being sold with its original books including the always important warranty/service supplement, a leather portfolio, a special history file and the certified Ferrari ‘Red Book’ Classiche confirming that it has always been still retains its original chassis, body, engine and transmission.
In a world of LaFerraris, P1s and 918s, the Ferrari F40 is still talked about, dreamed of and drooled over, and with good reason. The F40 is to the ’80s and ’90s what the latest generation of hypercars is to us today. For many, today’s modern, safe and tech-dominated supercars can never come close to the F40 and its all-carbon, manual transmission and focused driving experience. A real car for real men, if you do it wrong it will hurt and bite you. traction control? SECTION? What are these?
Tom Hartley is offering this example at a price only revealed to serious buyers. It is expected to cost several million dollars. We can only hope that the new manager is brave enough to add many miles to the car, we certainly would!