1983 Ferrari 512BBi
Just released from over 25 years of collector ownership
Only 3,100 actual miles (4,989 kilometers)
Full engine out belt service performed in July 2018!
Rare and desirable 1983 Ferrari 512BBi
One of approximately only 487 built!
Documented by noted Ferrari historian Marcel Massini
Multiple class wins at Ferrari Club of America (FCA) Concours events!
Numbers matching 5.0 liter DOHC flat-12 engine!
Stunning color combination
Factory Air Conditioning
Nardi Steering Wheel
Carello JOD Fog Lights
Pioneer AM/FM Cassette Stereo With Equalizer
15" Knock-Off Alloy Wheels
Excellent documentation includes original books, jack, previous invoices, history report by Marcel Massini, factory fitted luggage and more!
One of the most original and lowest mileage examples in existence!
A dream for the Ferrari collector or enthusiast
The 1983 Ferrari 512BBi featured here is finished in stunning Rosso Corsa Red over a beige leather interior. This spectacular example was sold new through Continental Motors in Hinsdale, Illinois, and was just released from over 25 years of single collector ownership. This 512BBi displays only 4,989 kilometers (the equivalent of 3,100 miles) on the odometer and presents virtually as new. It has garnered4s class wins at Ferrari Club of America concours events on more than one occasion and has even been documented by noted Ferrari historian Marcel Massini. A full engine out service was performed in July 2018, ensuring that this 512BBi performs as well as it presents. We are especially proud to offer this low mileage, Marcel Massini documented 512BBi to the most astute investor, collector or enthusiast who desires the best. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
HISTORY OF THE FERRARI 512BBI
The Ferrari 512BB, abbreviated for Berlinetta Boxer, was introduced in 1973 and was the first model to incorporate the mid mounted flat-12 cylinder engine. Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, the 512 nomenclature was derived from the vehicle's 5 liter 12 cylinder engine. 1981 marked the first time the 512BB was produced with a Bosch K-Jetronic fuel-injection system over the more traditional Weber carbureted models. The aptly renamed 512BBi Ferrari was seen by many as a more drivable and reliable model compared to its predecessors. Minor yet noticeable styling changes occurred as well. Driving lights were integrated into a shortened egg-crate grill, while the rear of the vehicle saw the addition of rectangular parking lights matched with a redesigned exhaust shroud. With its 340 horsepower flat 12-cylinder fuel-injected engine, the 512BBi has quickly become one of the most sought-after Ferraris of the 1980's.
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