july 21, 2017 - Ferrari

30th anniversary of the F40

Thirty years have passed since the official presentation of the #f40, which took place on 21 July 1987 at the Civic Centre in Maranello, now home to the #ferrari Museum. Created to celebrate the company’s 40th #anniversary, it was the last car to carry the founder’s “signature”. It was a definitive car, the ultimate expression of the technology thus far developed by the Prancing Horse, but at the same time it went back to Ferrari’s roots when racing cars were also road vehicles. An extreme derivation of the 308 GTB and of the 288 GTO Evoluzione prototype, the #ferrari #f40 is a masterpiece of engineering and style, which entered the collective imagination as a symbol of an era.
On the #anniversary of the launch of this motoring legend, #ferrari has gathered together the memories of three of its creators: Ermanno Bonfiglioli, then Head of Special Projects, Leonardo Fioravanti, a designer for Pininfarina, and test driver Dario Benuzzi.