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post #1 of 22 Old 06-01-2007, 11:14 AM Thread Starter
 
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Rhd F355

Have been trying to choose between a few F cars as my first
originally was thinking 348 or TR , but as pointed out by most including Boxer the prices of the F355 are not to far off the prices for the 348 and TR .
Have done a bit of research and production numbers for the F355 are a lot lower than the TR , just wondered if anyone knew how many RHD F355 there are ? i would prefer the GTS to the berlinetta but its only a perference rather than a need .
On a sub note and Why i posted here , I live in Perth Scotland and there is a real lack of F cars around , Marlins location says it all
Scotland almost a ferrari free zone
why is this ?
Is it the RHD numbers or something totally different ?

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post #2 of 22 Old 06-02-2007, 05:40 AM
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The numbers production numbers I have are:

Testarossa
Total 7177 RHD 438

512 TR
Total 2280 RHD 50

512M
Total 500 RHD 41

F355 GTB
Total 4915 RHD 496

F355 GTS
Total 2577 RHD 434

F355 Spider
Total 3714 RHD 454
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Thank you very much
that is exactly what i was after
thanks again

choice time now ?

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On a sub note and Why i posted here , I live in Perth Scotland and there is a real lack of F cars around , Marlins location says it all
Scotland almost a ferrari free zone
why is this ?
Strangely enough I've seen 48 Ferraris up here this year already.
328 GTS at the end of our road today.
They are out there, but don't come out much !
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Strangely enough I've seen 48 Ferraris up here this year already.
328 GTS at the end of our road today.
They are out there, but don't come out much !
It's not just Scotland that's quiet, I live and work in the Midlands and this year I have only seen half a dozen in open road driving (excluding cars at FOC meets). Strangely I've seen more Lambo's on the road than F-cars this year, I saw 3 Lambo's and no Ferraris over the Easter weekend.

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Silverstone

Should be different on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Silverstone. Should make up for the rest of the year !
Anyone going ?
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I heard they are going for a record of most Ferraris on the track at one time.
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http://www.ferrariracingdays.co.uk/racedays/

Ferrari GB will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the "Largest Parade of Ferraris" at the Ferrari Racing Days spectacular at Silverstone from 8-9-10 June 2007. The attempt will take place on Saturday 9 June and will see the Silverstone circuit turned Rosso Corsa as Ferrari owners from all over the UK take to the track in an incredible display of Ferrari’s road car heritage. Ferrari owners interested in participating in this attempt to set a new Guinness World Record should contact Ferrari GB directly on 01753 878700 with details of their Ferrari and to register their interest.
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I believe registration for the Largest Parade Lap closed last Friday.

Is anyone planning on participating ?
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Should be different on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Silverstone. Should make up for the rest of the year !
Anyone going ?
Yes will be their on both Saturday and Sunday.
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Wow

Just back last night from the event. Left on Thursday morning so I missed your post, Boxer. 44 x UK F40s !! When I get the photos sorted I'll post some. Don't know how many Ferraris I saw but I guess it was over 400.

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77289 E274 BGT
77800 E891 FUR
78776 F431 OUD
80574 F40 STR
80731 G567 UMB
83089 J27 JWV
83586 C4 LLS
83915 486 BHP
83916 F40 ETA
83972 B18 RAW
84070 F40 DUG
84089 G425 UUE
84090 K820 WKJ
84163 G799 TTV
84608 F40 MGM
84644 G689 BBM
84648 158 MAL
84683 F40 AJH
84730 MYF 40
84871 4 DSR
85614 G4 WOR
85690 F40 TPO
85867 F40 MNF
86135 G159 TBD
87325 F40 CAT
87420 F40 GTA
87742 H881 YUW
87784 F40 WAD
87894 F40 ABV
88139 F40 NRT
88622 F40 PHX
88960 H138 JBJ
89047 H206 PPU
89400 SMT 2
89416 J806 JUY
90430 40 RED
91193 F40 SAO
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That sounds like quite a collection of F40's, must have been awesome. I really wish I had gone now. I've had a lot of busy weekends recently and the next 5 or 6 are taken up too, so I had planned a quiet one at home, but now really wish I'd gone, Silverstone's only 35 miles from my home.

I saw a photo of Rod Stewart and his Enzo last week, and wondered how many of the 399 (less the 65 that have been written off, according to TG mag) are in the UK. I saw a couple at Donington a few weeks ago, and I believe that celebrities like JK, Nick Mason, Roger Walters, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton own them too.
Anyone know how many Enzo's are in the UK?

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Anyone know how many Enzo's are in the UK?
25 Enzos were originally delivered in the UK.
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25 Enzos were originally delivered in the UK.
A supercar weekend for all of the UK based GTO and F series supercars would be a truly awesome sight, and noise Any prospect of it ever happening, Boxer?

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A supercar weekend for all of the UK based GTO and F series supercars would be a truly awesome sight, and noise Any prospect of it ever happening, Boxer?
Possibly could happen but would need to be arranged by either Fiorano Ferrari or Goodwood.
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Just back last night from the event. Left on Thursday morning so I missed your post, Boxer. 44 x UK F40s !! When I get the photos sorted I'll post some. Don't know how many Ferraris I saw but I guess it was over 400...
...?.... F40 NTR
I know this is a bit of a late reply to this, but for completeness there were a total of 950 Ferraris (i.e. 950 different cars, including competitors) at Silverstone over the Ferrari Racing Days weekend. There were 45 F40s present, but I think only 43 took part in their track parade. F40NTR is chassis number 84764.

On a separate note, regarding Archie's Enzo question: Firstly, I don't believe as many as 65 have been written off. The number in the UK keeps changing as they are traded internationally. Romans International in Surrey, for example, told me that they have sold 28 different cars and over 30 in total as they have sold some more than once. Also, although Ferrari say they made 400 Enzos, in fact they have made a fair few more than that. The worldwide 'spotters' list is currently at something like 430+

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Good morning Jonathan - great to see you here

An invaluable mine of info as always sir:thumbup:
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Good morning Jonathan - great to see you here

An invaluable mine of info as always sir:thumbup:
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On a separate note, regarding Archie's Enzo question: Firstly, I don't believe as many as 65 have been written off.
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I don't doubt your info, I picked that info up from last months Ferrari 60th Anniversary edition of Top Gear Mag. We all know that journo's don't always tell the truth
Always useful to have another expert on the forum

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Any guesses to how many F40's and F50's were actually produced (vs official factory numbers) and how many still are around ?
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