Convertible Ferrari Testarossa in Bracknell today

Convertible Ferrari Testarossa in Bracknell today

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jtremlett

600 posts

160 months

Sunday 3rd February
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4rephill said:
...Assuming that was a collection of Agnelli's personal cars, the F40 in the background will be the only one ever made with a Valeo semi automatic gearbox.

As with Agnelli's Testarossa, his F40 still has a gear lever, and operates the same way as the Testarossa in semi-auto mode, but unlike the Testarossa, there's no clutch pedal in the car, to drive it conventionally.
The pictures are from the exhibition at the London Design museum last year and the F40 is Nick Mason's car. The Testarossa belongs to a UK owner. I'm not 100% sure but I think the ex-Agnelli F40 may now have a conventional clutch installed. Funnily enough, I parked next to it in Ferrari car park at the Monza World Finals a few years ago.

Incidentally, the 360 Barchetta shown above in the post from 9 January belongs to Luca di Montezemolo and was made for him not for Agnelli.

4rephill

3,606 posts

116 months

Sunday 10th February
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jtremlett said:
............The Testarossa belongs to a UK owner..........
Agnelli's Testarossa was sold at auction in 1986: https://www.artcurial.com/en/lot-1986-ferrari-test... , and may have changed hand several times since, with owners from all manner of Countries.

The blue detailing on the bodywork shows that it was the car originally built for Agnelli, and is the rarest, factory authorised Testarossa in the World.

jtremlett

600 posts

160 months

Sunday 10th February
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4rephill said:
Agnelli's Testarossa was sold at auction in 1986: https://www.artcurial.com/en/lot-1986-ferrari-test... , and may have changed hand several times since, with owners from all manner of Countries.

The blue detailing on the bodywork shows that it was the car originally built for Agnelli, and is the rarest, factory authorised Testarossa in the World.
Yes, I may not have been clear. It is indeed the ex-Agnelli car and it has belonged to the current UK owner for a couple of years or so.