7 February 2018

1995 Ferrari 456 GT

  • Chassis no. ZFFSP44B000102488

Without Reserve

  • Single Italian ownership for 20 years
  • Striking Blu Swaters over Blu Nuovola paint and interior scheme
  • Recently serviced; ready to drive and enjoy

The best things sometimes come with a wait. That’s how Ferrari justified its re-entry to the grand touring market with its 456 in 1992, after discontinuing its 412 predecessor three years prior. The 456 headlined Garage Francorchamps’ 40th anniversary celebration in Brussels. It marked major departure from the 412 with its all-new, 65-degree V-12 and curvaceous styling.

The new 5.5-litre V-12 helped the 456 sprint to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds before topping out over 300 km/h. As a grand-tourer, it excelled with its comfortable, leather-lined interior, and modern switchgear. A six-speed manual transmission with Ferrari’s classic gated shifter was standard in the 456 GT, with an automatic transmission available as an option.

Presented here, this 1995 Ferrari 456 GT was delivered new in Italy and stayed with its first owner for about 20 years. Finished in a distinctive Blu Swaters paint and Blu Nuovola leather interior with matching carpeting, the car is mated to the desirable six-speed manual transmission, making for a subtle and tasteful grand tourer. Its current owner, a German collector, acquired the car a year and a half ago. Recent maintenance includes a €3.300 major service in late 2015 and brake service and a fluid flush in 2017. Furthermore, the car is accompanied by its original service book with over 20 service stamps from throughout its life, confirming its mileage as just under 68,500 original kilometres from new.

• Un seul propriétaire italien pendant 20 ans
• Superbe combinaison de peinture "Blu Swaters" avec intérieur "Blu Nuovola"
• Révision récente ; prête à prendre la route

Les meilleures choses réclament parfois un peu de patience. C'est ainsi que Ferrari a justifié son retour en 1992 sur le marché du grand tourisme avec la 456, après avoir arrêté trois ans plus tôt sa devancière, la 412. La 456 a accompagné les célébrations du 40e anniversaire du Garage Francorchamps, à Bruxelles. Elle traduisait surtout une évolution marquante par rapport à la 412, avec un tout nouveau V12 à 65° et un style tout en courbes.

Le nouveau V12 de 5,5 litres permettait à la 456 d'accélérer de 0 à 100 km/h en 5,6 s, et d'atteindre une vitesse de pointe de 300 km/h. Comme voiture de grand tourisme, elle excellait avec son confortable habitacle tendu de cuir et ses commandes modernes. Une transmission manuelle à six rapports, avec grille apparente Ferrari classique, faisait partie de l'équipement standard, une boîte automatique étant disponible en option.

Proposée ici, cette Ferrari 456 GT 1995 a été livrée neuve en Italie et elle est restée chez son premier propriétaire pendant environ 20 ans. Affichant une belle teinte "Blu Swaters" avec intérieur en cuir "Blu Nuovola" et moquettes assorties, cette voiture est équipée de la désirable boîte manuelle six-rapports, ce qui en fait une machine de grand tourisme d'allure élégante et d'usage plaisant. Son actuel propriétaire, un collectionneur allemand, a acheté la voiture il y a un an et demi. L'entretien récent inclut une grande révision à la fin de 2015 pour 3 300 € et un entretien des freins avec vidange du circuit en 2017. Par ailleurs, la voiture est accompagnée de son carnet d'entretien d'origine sur lequel apparaissent plus de 20 tampons correspondant à des opérations d'entretien depuis l'origine, tout en confirmant que son kilométrage d'origine est inférieur à 68 500 km.

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