The Ferrari F40 is one of the most valuable models in the history of the Italian brand. Repairing a carbon-fiber supercar won't be cheap.
The famous Ferrari F40 has been involved in an accident in Switzerland. The iconic supercar was smashed during the Kerenzerbergrennen rally dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Ferrari. This is reported by the Swiss publication 20 Minuten.
The rally was held in the Alps in the format of a mountain race – Ferrari and Maserati supercars overcame winding serpentines at high speed. Mostly new Italian cars participated in it, but there were also several historical models like the Ferrari F40.
In one of the sharp turns, the driver of the Ferrari F40 lost control of the car. The car skidded and she hit the bump stop. Almost immediately, an ambulance arrived at the scene of the accident (it was on duty on the highway during the rally), but fortunately no one was hurt.
But the car was seriously damaged. The front of the supercar is completely destroyed. Given that the body of the Ferrari F40 is made of carbon fiber, repairs will not be cheap.
The Ferrari F40 is one of the most iconic models in the history of the Italian brand. This is the swan song of Enzo Ferrari – the last car designed with his participation.
In total, 1315 such coupes were produced in 1987-1992 and now their cost reaches 2.8 million dollars. The supercar is equipped with a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V8 with a capacity of 478 hp. With. and a 5-speed manual transmission.
Ferrari F40 accelerates to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and develops 324 km/h. At one time it was the fastest production car in the world.