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2006 Ferrari 599 GTB F1 Fiorano

Lot No.: 356

Registration: BP56 XGF
Chassis Number: ZFFFD60B000149819
Engine Number: 109006
Number of cylinders: 12
CC: 5999
Year of Manufacture: 2006
RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Sold for (£): 77,625

 

  •  Delivered to its first owner through Ferrari Kuwait in October 2006
  •  Left-hand drive and finished in the classic Rosso / Tan colour combination
  •  Main dealer serviced throughout whilst in Kuwait with accompanying service book and invoices
  •  Now showing 65,000km and supplied with a UK V5c

 

The 599 replaced the 575 in the summer of 2006 and brought the front-engined V12 Ferrari slap bang into the modern age. Whereas the 550 and 575, even at their introduction, always felt like modern classics, the 599 was every inch a new-age Ferrari: all-aluminium chassis, lashings of glossy carbon fibre, F1 SuperFast gearbox, F1-Trac stability and traction control, magnetic semi-active dampers and carbon-ceramic brakes, all wrapped in aggressive, aero-optimised bodywork with minimal overhangs and maximum presence.

Top billing, though, went to the engine - a lightly modified version of the Enzo's 6-litre V12 with a mighty 611bhp at 7600rpm, endowing Ferrari's new series-production flagship with truly sensational performance: 0-60 in 3.5sec, 0-100 in 7.4 and 205mph.

This left-hand drive Ferrari 599 GTB F1 Fiorano was supplied new on 9th October 2006 to its first owner, a Mr Meshaal, through Official Ferrari Dealer, Kuwait Automobile & Trading Co. Finished in Rosso with Tan, the cabin benefits from having the carbon interior package, Daytona-style seats, and a Bose sound system with iPod kit. Whilst in Kuwait, the car was only serviced by Ferrari Main Dealers as recorded in the service book and the host of invoices in the file.

Supplied with its original leather wallet, all manuals, original service book, Ferrari battery conditioner, spare key, tools and a UK V5c, this car has now covered 65,000 km, equivalent to 40,390 miles. A sensibly priced and well looked-after 599, this car would make a great entry into the amazing world of front-engined, V-12, two-seater sports cars.