The amazing Ferrari F40 LM sells for $3,3 million
Relive the old RM Sotheby’s auction when they sold the « Pinnacle Collection » (a portfolio which had a bunch of incredible cars, including a Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari 250 LM, Lamborghini Miura, Bugatti Veyron SuperSport, a Mercedes-Benz 300SL and much more). Well, they also sold a 1994 Ferrari F40 LM, one of the only 19 units built. Filmed by Robert Myrick (aka REMROB) on YouTube:
The particular thing about this Ferrari F40 LM is that is has NEVER raced. Chassis number 97904 has slept in and never seen the racetrack… Poor thing. That is actually a good thing if the buyer wanted to get almost a « factory new car ». However, it’s actually sad when you think about the previous owners who owned this, but didn’t enjoy it the way it was meant to be enjoyed. But that’s another story!
As with every auction, the pricing starts usually rather high (at least when a car of this caliber is introduced). Starting at 1 million, the 5 minute auction eventually ends and the Ferrari F40 LM sells at $3,3 milllion dollars. The price actually isn’t that crazy when you think about how many F40 LMs were made and how much they go for nowadays (and add the « brand new / mint condition too).
The Ferrari f40 LM is a 720bhp beast, it’s the « race version » of the Ferrari F40 (just like the FXX to the Enzo, the FXX-K to the LaFerrari etc etc). As you have probably guessed « LM » means « Le Mans ».