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1982 Ferrari 400 GTi

Ferrari 400 GTi

  • 1982
  • 100.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • CH/EU taxes paid
  • Sold

Finished in a very distinguished Blue with excellent Tan leather interior. This rare manual 400 GTi runs and drives very well. She has a nicely detailed engine compartment and excellent panel and trim fit. Vehicle shows 100.000 km and we believe the mileage to be correct and original.

Beautiful Ferrari 400 series, well taken care of and ready to drive, show, and enjoy. She holds a European registration and all Swiss/EU taxes and commissions have been paid.

The Ferrari 400 Series was a new 2+2 that continued the Prancing Horse marque's tradition of offering a true luxury car with four rear seats and fitted with every possible amenity. They were introduced at the 1976 Paris Auto Show and signaled the first time a factory-installed automatic was an option. The Pininfarina designed body was accented by Ferrari's five-spoke magnesium wheels.

The 400 was Ferrari's first machine to stray from the company's racing roots. Sure, it had sharp Pininfarina styling and a thirsty V12. But the 400 also had four seats and, most significantly, an available automatic transmission.

Today, with the vast majority of cars sold being supplied with automatics, that little detail seems unimportant. Ferrari, though, was one of the most successful race car builders of all time. Its street cars exuded track-refined engineering, and they were all devastatingly fast and steadfastly hardwired to the human in the driver's seat.

An automatic transmission signaled a disruption in that philosophy of car building. A transmission that shifts for you, especially when three other people are in the car, creates a great distance between mankind and machine.

At least the logic behind Ferrari's decision to introduce its auto was clear: Americans loved automatic transmissions. Sure enough, there's proof that they still do. Ferrari saw a market they were missing in the GT world, and decided to go ahead and create a Gran Turismo that was more about gulping down the miles in high fashion than submersing the driver in total mechanical involvement.

The automatic used in these cars was a GM Turbo-Hydramatic. If that sounds familiar, it's because the same transmission was used in familiar greats by Jaguar, Cadillac, and Rolls-Royce. What do those three companies have in common with Ferrari? Nothing. Price, maybe, but surely no driving characteristics were ever shared between the brands. This meant that the auto was mismatched to the 400's V12. It was a great, smooth transmission, but it was lazy and luxurious, not quick and concise.

For 147 enthusiasts, a proper gearshift was still available. It was a 5-speed, and it allowed the pilot to harness the V12 with finesse. But the success of the auto proved something about Ferrari's wealthy clientele, many of whom were clearly more concerned with their image than with a Ferrari's phenomenal road manners.

The 400's engine, at least, was thoroughly Ferrari. It was based on the Daytona's excellent powerhouse, and made about 340hp out of 4.4 liters when first used in the car. It had twin overhead cams, and, beginning in 1979, fuel injection.

The 'i' in 400 GTi stood for injection, a feature that replaced the original 400's carburetors and followed through to the updated 412 model that carried much of the original 400's styling and character up until 1989.

Crisply styled by Pininfarina, the 400 looked the part of a proper Gran Turismo. It was comfortable, fast, and could handle four people with effortless ease. Was it really a Ferrari, though? Regardless of the controversy behind it, the 400 was a good car that added another type of vehicle to Ferrari's repertoire.

The influences of the 400 can be seen in some modern Ferraris, notably the 456 and 612, both of which have sold successfully in the United States. Ferrari used the 400 to show that it could build more than temperamental, racy machines for driving die-hards. It proved that the storied company could also make a brilliant GT.

1993 Ferrari 348 GTB

Ferrari 348 GTB

  • 1993
  • 37.000 km
  • Original
  • CH title
  • CH taxes paid
  • € 72.500

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

  • 1971
  • 44.000 mls
  • Unrestored
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1976 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

  • 1976
  • 55.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • CH/EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1996 Ferrari F50

Ferrari F50

  • 1996
  • 35.000 km
  • Original
  • CH title
  • CH taxes paid
  • Sold

1972 Ferrari 246 Dino GTS

Ferrari 246 Dino GTS

  • 1972
  • 5.600 mls
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1979 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

  • 1979
  • 76.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

2002 Ferrari Enzo

Ferrari Enzo

  • 2002
  • 11.500 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1978 Ferrari 308 Dino GT4 2+2

Ferrari 308 Dino GT4 2+2

  • 1978
  • 11.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1987 Ferrari 328 GTS

Ferrari 328 GTS

  • 1987
  • 63.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU/CH taxes paid
  • Sold

1988 Ferrari 328 GTB

Ferrari 328 GTB

  • 1988
  • 26.500 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1990 Ferrari 348 TB

Ferrari 348 TB

  • 1990
  • 56.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1996 Ferrari F355 spider carrozzeria Pininfarina

Ferrari F355 spider

  • 1996
  • 53.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1990 Ferrari Testarossa

Ferrari Testarossa

  • 1991
  • 49.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • CH/EU taxes paid
  • Sold

1998 Ferrari 550 Maranello

Ferrari 550 Maranello

  • 1998
  • 47.500 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

2002 Ferrari 360 Spider F1

Ferrari 360 Spider F1

  • 2002
  • 18.000 km
  • Original
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

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