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Lot 119 - 2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge

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ESTIMATE €75,000- €90,000

Auction 2016 mondial de l'automobile paris
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Lot Number 119
Reg. Number EU Registered
Chassis Number ZFFEX63X000147104
Year 2006
Make Ferrari
Model F430 Challenge

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The Ferrari F430 Challenge is a production-based race car built by Ferrari. The car is directly based on the standard F430 and uses the same 4.3L V8 engine. It was introduced at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show to supersede the Ferrari 360 Challenge in the Ferrari Challenge and the Rolex Sports Car racing series. The F430 Challenge is a non-road legal variant of the road-going Ferrari F430, it has been extensively modified by Ferrari to boost its on circuit performance with extensive weight reduction and suspension changes. Just like in previous Ferrari Challenge cars the engine has largely remained the same as on the production road cars except for some enhanced breathing by means of a racing exhaust system and some engine management tweaks and fine blueprinting. Furthermore the body styling has received very few styling changes with the Formula One inspired single central nut (slick shod) BBS wheels hiding enormous carbon brakes. The transmission is derived from Ferrari’s Formula One program, and offers the same 150 ms shift times as in the standard Ferrari F430 with no option of a manual H-gate gearshift. Fifth and sixth gears have been tweaked, as well as the final drive ratio, specifically for the Challenge car. Weight saving efforts have affected all areas of the car, the most noticeable of which being the cockpit. Inside, the F430 Challenge has no carpets or sound deadening, no stereo, and the standard leather seats have been replaced with ultra light FIA approved carbon racing seats.

This car is presented in light blue and is in excellent condition. These are thoroughbred racing cars which are exhilarating to drive and will provide the incumbent with all the necessary thrills to enjoy on the track. With pedigree like this, one can only succeed against others in similar machinery on any track day!

De couleur bleu clair cette voiture est en excellent état. Ces voitures de courses sont de vrais pur-sang et procurent à leurs propriétaires de vrais sensations sur les pistes. Avec un pedigree comme celui-ci elle ne peut que dominer ses concurrentes.


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