Wed, 19th Jun 2019 13:00

Imperial War Museum Duxford

 
  Lot 34
 

1995 Ferrari 456 GT

Sold for £40,500

(including buyers premium)


Lot details
Registration No: M674AJN
Chassis No: ZFFSD44C000100925
Mot Expiry: April 2020

- 1 of just 141 UK-supplied RHD cars with the preferred six-speed manual gearbox

- Timing belts, tensioner bearings and auxiliary drive belts renewed in March 2018

- Current ownership since 2006, the world's fastest production four-seater when new with a claimed 192mph top speed!

- 55,000 miles from new and current 'no advisories' MOT valid until April 2020

Introduced in 1992, the 456 was not only Ferrari's most powerful road car since the rabid, twin-turbocharged F40 but also the world's fastest production four-seater. Displacing 456cc each, its twelve cylinders were arranged in a 60-degree Vee and between them produced 436bhp / 406lbft of torque. Fitted with a choice of six-speed manual or (from 1996) four-speed automatic transmission, road testers found the 'stick shift' cars capable of 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds and 192mph. The UK received just 141 RHD manual 456 GTs.

Purchased by previous keeper John Spooner from Legends Racing of Cheltenham in 2004, 'M674 AJN' had been advertised thus: 'Le Mans Blue with Tan Trim. This car is stunning with CD player, Electric Seats, Climate Control, ABS, Power Steering, 34,000 miles with FFSH and recent cambelt service'. Entering the current ownership two years later, again via Legends who had maintained it in between times, the Ferrari has since been treated to the following works. 2006: two new rear shock absorbers, window frames modified, self-levelling fluid changed, replacement CAT control units (Keys Motorsport Silverstone Ltd, £2,696.64). 2008: Annual Service (Keys, £934.13). 2009: Cambelt Service (Keys, £1,885.34). 2010: Annual Service and Geometry Set-Up (Keys, £1,054.63). 2011: Annual Service (Keys, £1,219). 2012: Cambelt Service, new Control Box, replacement auxiliary belt idler bearings (Keys, £2,596.07). 2013: Annual Service and new Flexible Brake Lines (Keys, £1,416). 2015: Cambelt Service (Keys, £1,810.86) and Tracker Fitted (Batrak, £299). 2016: Service and New Battery (Templeton's Garage - Sports & Performance Car Specialists, £713.67). 2018: Full Belt Service including Tensioner Bearings and Air-Conditioning Overhaul (Templeton's, £2,423.18). A true marque enthusiast, the vendor considers the 456GT to possess 'very good' engine, manual gearbox, bodywork, paintwork, electrical equipment and interior trim. Warranted to have covered some 55,000 miles from new and possessing a 'no advisories' MOT certificate valid until April 2020, this handsome Ferrari is offered for sale with book pack and history file.
 

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