This time we could not get past this Ferrari 550 Barchetta 2001 release, because this is a real exotic. Yes, and such machines produced only 448 copies. The elegant roadster body for the model was made by the famous Italian studio Pininfarina. And thanks to the initially good condition of this car, he did not need restoration before the auction – everything in it is completely original. The mileage of the car is small – about 21,000 km.
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Design and construction features of the Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina
On the back you can see the brand nameplates SF. The nose and the rear-view mirror housings are additionally protected against chips by special material. But, unfortunately, age takes its toll. There are already light scratches on the safety arches behind the seats.. On the wheels of the sports car installed 5-spoke alloy wheels in PZero tires. Stylish red brake calipers can be seen between the spokes of the discs. Independent spring suspension corresponds to the aggressive burrow of the machine. Four high-speed ventilated disc brakes stop the Barchetta from high speeds.
The interior is one of the hallmarks of this car. Such cars in black exterior and black interior have created quite a bit. The interior also generously used carbon trim, and among the equipment listed proprietary Ferrari Stereo audio system.
A 5474 cc DOHC V12 engine is installed on the machine. 485 hp at 7000 rpm The injection process is controlled by the Bosch Motronic 5.2 unit. Torque is transmitted through the nowadays rare 6-speed manual gearbox. In May 2019, before the last sale, replaced the timing belt, so the relatively old sports car drives like new. Given the car’s body, keeping it in an open parking lot or driving it in rainy weather will not work, although the kit comes with a soft roof. And it is unlikely that this 550 Barchetta can compete with the current giants of the Ferrari lineup, since it is exotic, especially from the limited edition, which means that this supercar is not for every day. Therefore, its owner should be satisfied at least with the fact that the car drives and drives very well by today’s standards. Corporate tool kit and a full set of keys – a nice addition to the new owner of a sports car.