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Lot No. 716 - 1985 Ferrari Mondial QV 3.0

Not sold

One of Ferrari's most approachable sports cars.
Details Specification

The Mondial saw Ferrari return to Pininfarina as its choice of styling house, and it was sold as a mid-sized coupé and, eventually, a cabriolet. Conceived as a 'more usable' model, offering the practicality of four seats with the performance of a mid-range Ferrari and hopefully attracting a slightly wider audience than their traditionally more focused two-seaters. The car's body was not built as a monocoque in the same way as a conventional car but instead, the steel outer body was produced by the famous Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Scaglietti, just down the road in nearby Modena and clothed a lightweight steel box-section space frame. The Mondial was the first Ferrari where the entire engine/gearbox/rear suspension assembly was mounted on a detachable steel sub-frame, making engine removal for a major rebuild or cylinder head removal much easier than it had been on earlier models. Like the new 328 GTB, the Mondial's engine grew in both bore and stroke to 3.2 Litres (3185cc) for 1985, and output was now 280 bhp (201 kW). Available in both Coupé and Cabriolet forms, styling was refreshed with redesigned body-coloured bumpers, similar to the 328 with more integrated indicators and driving lamps, and new wheels with a more rounded face. The 3.2 also boasted a major interior update with a more ergonomic layout and a more rounded instrument binnacle. This LHD, Ferrari Mondial 3.0 QV is finished in Grigio with Tan leather and was sold new by Autodino AG Zurich on 30/05/1985. Having covered just 56,000kms (35,000mls), the car is in fine order indeed having clearly enjoyed a well-maintained life, the service records for the car are as follows: 10/07/1985 - Autodino AG - 1000km 09/12/1986 - AutoDino AG - 2,500km 11/06/1987 - AutoDino AG - 13,660km 06/06/1988 - AutoDino AG - 23,790km 18/06/1991 - Foitek AG Ferrari - 35,700km 16/08/1996 - Garage Frey Hore Ferrari - 45,358km 04/04/2013 - Touring Garage Imboden AG - 55,453km with belts 02/2016 - UK specialist, just prior to auction full service with belts Accompanied by its service book and handbook in the correct leather wallet, and recently prepared for sale including a full belt service, new MoT and UK registration, this lovely Mondial is an excellent example of one of Ferrari's most approachable sports cars.  

Year of manufacture:
1985
Make:
Ferrari
Chassis number:
ZFFLD14S000045233
# of cylinders:
8
Engine capacity:
2925cc
Body colour:
Grigio
MOT Expiry:
Friday 05 February 2016
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
TBA
Model:
Mondial QV 3.0
Engine number:
N/A
Interior colour:
Tan leather

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