Enthusiasts Pink Floyd Member's Ferrari F40 Will Go up for Auction at Goodwood

23:16  30 june  2017
23:16  30 june  2017 Source:   MSN

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Ferrari F 40 . Goodwood Festial of Speed. pink floyd . His F 40 Berlinetta recently went through a restoration process totaling up to 15,000 hours, after a fire nearly ruined it in the late 2000 s , and now the car is up for auction at this year' s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The entire Pink Floyd crew is known for having exceptional taste in cars. His F 40 Berlinetta recently went through a restoration process totaling up to 15,000 hours, after a fire nearly ruined it in the late 2000 s , and now the car is up for auction at this year' s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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The entire Pink Floyd crew is known for having exceptional taste in cars. Ex-drummer Nick Mason is a seasoned McLaren F1 enthusiast, and guitarist David Gilmour is a well-worked Ferrari diehard. His F40 Berlinetta recently went through a restoration process totaling up to 15,000 hours, after a fire nearly ruined it in the late 2000s, and now the car is up for auction at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Bonhams offers this car with nearly everything being new. Its 2.9-liter turbocharged V-8 has been rebuilt along with the glorious gated manual gearbox, and the car has also been fitted with an upgraded engine management system. An official Ferrari agent even fitted it with upgraded suspension components. This is enough to return the F40 to its original glory while keeping it as a top-notch example, even after the near-fatal incident.

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A STUNNING Ferrari F 40 first owned by Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour is up for sale. The 200mph supercar will go under the hammer at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed auction .

So expect to pay big bucks if you want to get your hands on some of the cars up for auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a week' s time. That' s because the lot list includes an incredibly rare Ferrari F 40 that was formerly driven by Pink Floyd guitarist and

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The restoration was said to cost nearly $400,000, a bill that was happily footed by the rock hero. Bonhams claim that you must refer to the department for a price estimate, but chassis number 78036 will likely fetch well over $1,000,000 at auction, making things a bit easier to swallow.

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Gilmour's car was originally displayed at the International Motor Show in Birmingham. As many (including Enzo himself) regard this model to be the ultimate Ferrari, we wouldn't deny the likelihood of a well-known collector picking this one up for themselves.

Check out the listing here. The event will concurrently honor 70 years of the Ferrari marque—a fitting exposition of the supercar maker's legend.

This article was originally published on TheDrive.com

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