Maranello, 21 July 2017 – Thirty yrs have passed considering the fact that the formal presentation of the F40, which took position on 21 July 1987 at the Civic Centre in Maranello, now home to the Ferrari Museum. Produced to rejoice the company’s fortieth anniversary, it was the very last motor vehicle to carry the founder’s “signature”. It was a definitive motor vehicle, the final expression of the technological innovation as a result far created by the Prancing Horse, but at the similar time it went back again to Ferrari’s roots when racing cars were being also highway vehicles. An severe derivation of the 308 GTB and of the 288 GTO Evoluzione prototype, the Ferrari F40 is a masterpiece of engineering and model, which entered the collective imagination as a symbol of an period.
On the anniversary of the launch of this motoring legend, Ferrari has collected with each other the reminiscences of 3 of its creators: Ermanno Bonfiglioli, then Head of Special Assignments, Leonardo Fioravanti, a designer for Pininfarina, and take a look at driver Dario Benuzzi.
The F40 is on present at the Ferrari Museum of Maranello as component of the “Under the Skin” exhibition devoted to the evolution of innovation and model in the 70-year background of the Company.
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