The mid-engine Ferrari as we know it today has taken years in the making. The introduction of the Dino in the late 1960’s brought about a new concept for Ferrari, and also rivaled the likes of Lamborghini. This evolution for Ferrari gave way to many different and interesting cars/ The 512, Testarossa, 308/328, 348, and the 355. In the year 1999, Ferrari released, at the time, there latest mid-engine performer. The 360 model line offered 400 horse power and a lightened aluminum space-frame by Alcoa. Despite an only slight increase in horse power, the 360’s power to weight ratio was up tremendously from the 355 that utilized a steel chassis. This allowed for a 0-60 time of just 4.3 seconds. Both beautiful and fast, the 360 is certainly an exotic worthy of the passionate driving enthusiast.
This 16,000 mile, 360 Spider is finished in the very desirable color combination of Argento Nurburgring over red and is optioned with the rare 6-Speed Manual gearbox. Along with the excellent color combination comes an extensive options list that includes; Scuderia Shields, Daytona Seats, grey seat piping and inlays, red brake calipers, and a 3M clear bra for frontal protection. A recent basic service included new tires and fluids change. Service records indicate a well cared for example tended to by Lake Forest Sports Cars of Hartland, Wisconsin. As well as Algar Ferrari Maserati of Rosemont, PA. Showing thorough servicing up to a few years ago, including a belt service in late of 2009 at about 12K miles. The car runs and drives as it should delivering excellent power and braking capabilities with no issues to be noted regarding driving performance. The exhaust note is incredible thanks to an aftermarket Borla Exhaust.
Cosmetically, the car is consistent with its 16,000 miles showing minimal blemishes. A few notable blemishes are located on the bottom right of the front bumper where a 3 inch scuff can be found along with a very faint dent in the passenger side door which will easily PDR. Also typical with these cars is a series of small rock chips on the front bumper with the 3M clear bra helping to protect the paint beneath. A couple of the wheels have slight curb rash, and the interior has some but minimal “stickiness” on the buttons. . The top functions properly along with all electrical components working as they should. The interior is clean with only slight wear on the driver side seat bolster. Overall, these are the blemishes that all 360’s have that most do not disclose. The reality is these cars were built to be driven and enjoyed. As such there are minor items here or there that almost all of them have.
Complete with service records, tools, and all original manuals. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a well optioned Ferrari 360 Spider with a gorgeous color combination and low miles.