500 Superfast, the Royal Ferrari

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  1. Marcel Massini

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    #51 Marcel Massini, Feb 10, 2012
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    Very sorry to disagree, Francis.
    It is a nine page color article with eleven color photos.

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    #52 Marcel Massini, Feb 10, 2012
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    This is 8879 SF, the last 500 Superfast built, RHD.
    Photographed November 1992 at European Auto Sales, Inc., in Costa Mesa/CA.

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    6041 was offered some time ago in giallo solare with green interior.
    was this before or after 2002 when it was nero?
     
  4. Marcel Massini

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    After 2002.
    It went to Brazil later on.

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    Marcel, the photo that I posted is from another (poor quality) magazine. It's Auto Plus.
     
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  8. Marcel Massini

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    Alright then. This means they used the same pix in two different French mags.
    Thanks for letting me know, Francis.

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    Auto Passion was a rather good magazine, but does not exist anymore. I stopped to buy magazines some years ago. Too much stuff about cars and aircraft. Sometimes a good book and... Google.
    Here are 2 pix from the 80's with #5977SF.
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    Taken 9th September 1989 at the Louis Vuitton Automobiles Classiques Concours d'Elégance at the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris, France.
    5977 SF has spent its entire life in Switzerland (owners that are resident in Switzerland).

    The yellow 275 GTB next to the Superfast is #07555 of Monsieur Lacarelle.

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    Mark, this is not 500 Superfast but 400 Superamerica
     
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    Thanks wasn't sure, but I knew I could count on you folks.
     
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    Marcel,

    Are you sure the last SF is 8879?
    I think it is more 8897 SF. The only explanation is on the keyboard of your computer the finger located at the right side of your right hand had been faster than the other one!

    8879 is a 330 GTC.


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  17. Marcel Massini

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    I stand corrected. My sincere apologies. Thank you very much, Frédéric. Of course it is 8897 SF.
    And yes, 8879 is a 330 GTC, sold new to John Frankenheimer, the movie director of "Grand Prix".

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    Sometimes a Superfast can be useful for things other than driving. This is 6661 serving as a sunshade (yes it is sometimes sunny in England!) for its little friend in 2009 and, separately, pictured with a 330 GTC cousin.

    Incidentally, there is a nice little article in the Spring 1967 issue of Drive magazine where they talk to the then owners of all the UK Superfasts. Obviously I cannot post it for copyright reasons but it is worth checking out if you should come across a copy.

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    Would love to see images with Mohammad Reza Pahlevi and Gunther Sachs with their 500 Superfast. Please post them if you have.
     
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    8897 in 2010 (described as the last 500 Superfast and one of two RHD SII):
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  23. Marcel Massini

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    Thanks. Looks like the Imperial Palace Collection in Las Vegas/NV.
    And the black 330 GTC Speciale next to the Superfast is #10107.

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    Correct on all accounts...of course:
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    Is the silver and black Boxer CMJ?

    Not bad that the AeroVette was in attendance too.

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  27. Marcel Massini

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    I guess this is 6305 SF owned by Herb L. Levinson of Indianapolis/IN at the time.

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