Four Phenomenal Ferraris from Private Collection Headline Bonhams Hendon Sale

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LONDON.- Four outstanding Ferraris – a 1999 Ferrari F50 Barchetta; a 1985 Ferrari 288GTO Berlinetta; a 1990 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta; and a 2003 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale – which form part of a private collection, are to be sold at Bonhams sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon on 11 April 2011. In total, the cars are expected to realise in excess of £1 million between them. The 1999 Ferrari F50 Barchetta, which has just 5,444 kilometres on its odometer, has been written about in Autocar as ‘an uncompromising, carbon fibre, V12, two-seat sports car based on the Ferrari 614/2 that won six races in 1990 and nearly snatched the driver’s championship for Alain Prost’. Built to commemorate the Maranello marque’s 50th anniversary, it has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £350,000 – 400,000, whi