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Japanese Ferrari 412 フェラーリ412

Moshi Moshi

 
I wonder hw much 365/400/412 ndd up n Japan
 

 

Blog enhancements

Th frequent visitor mght h noticed I md a small improvement t th blog. Its mostly fr m wn interest. I rtd a section n th sidebar regarding M 400. Fr now nl 2 sections: maintenance nd history. S I n easily keep track f t. I simply md f th lbllng option. A such I added another section specific fr thr ntrtng lbl. Fr now thts nl limited t book. Furthermore I h enabled Adsense t generate a few pennies (literally). Actually Im nt fond n polluting t wth commercials. Bt Í lk t explore nd learn more bt th field. Sn th blog still seems t attract a fr amount f daily visitors t comes n quite handy. Im nt mkng n effort t publish/advertise th blog elsewhere. S th majority f th blog hits/visits r generated b people searching n 365/400/412 r returning visitors wh discovered t. In n case, f lk wht see I welcome n clicks n th Ads a nice gesture f appreciation.

Baillon Collection Ferrari 400 Retromobile Paris 2015

If r a bit nt classic cars t w lmt impossible t h missed out th news regarding th French barnfind car collection last year. If missed t somehow t read one f th articles:
 
http://www.gizmag.com/worlds-mt-valuable-barnfind/35178/

Perhaps better known th Baillon collection. Prt f th unique collection a Ferrari 400. Th entire collection now up fr sale via n auction tht wll b held t th Retro Mobile hw n Paris. Th estimated price fr th 400 a very modest 12k -16k. I wll b more thn ld t collect t fr a 12k bt m gut feel t wll b much higher th mentioned indicative price.
 
http://www.artcurial.com/fr/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=2651++++++57+&refno=10514402
 
 
French registration
Chassis # F101CL23523

Sound car
Powerful nd comfortable model
Rare carburetor version wth manual gearbox
N reserve

B signing n 1972 th design f th Ferrari 365 GT/4, whh w t become th Ferrari 400, Pininfarina hwd h talent: th line w simple, elegant, timeless nd rftl reflected th high status f th luxury sports car. Frm th 365 GT 4 t th 412, th model hd n exceptionally long career, eventually going ff th brands catalogue nl n 1989. It roomy interior, comfortable nd n luxuriously fnhd leather frm seat t roof w a pleasure t b n.
Th car n offer rare n th production f th 400 GT n carburetor version nd wth a manual gearbox w 142 units nl. Jacques Baillon w very passionate bt Ferrari nd th 400 GT w one f h personal cars fr more thn fifteen years. It equipped wth a radio-cassette system, air conditioning, a telephone panel nd n alarm system. Externally, t quite well preserved n t original condition, though th body h m traces f scratches nd impacts. It wll need a mechanical overhaul before th car hits th road. Once restored, th car wll find again t performance wth a max power f 340bhp n a comfortable way. 

Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 Peter Morgan

http://www.silverstoneauctions.com/1973-ferrari-365-gt4-22

m very proud t offer fr sale th stunning nd restord 1973 Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 wth a lovely history. Th fantstic example w first delivered nw n th 15/09/1973 b Maranello Concessionaires t t first t first owner a Mr Andrew Grima f N 80 Jermyn street London, Mr Grima w a society Jewller t th rich nd famous n th 60s nd 70s nd tht hw h met Mr Peter Morgan f th Morgan Moter company wh fell n l wth th Mr Grimas 365 nd hd t h t! On th 6th f November 1973 th car passed t th ownership f Mr Peter Morgan nd h t h registration AB 16 wr t remaind n h ownership untill h death n 2003 nd stayed wth th family until t w sold n 2005 t a gentleman frm scotland wh nd wth a close freind f h wh hd worked t th Ferrari factory (i believe) restoed th car t ifs former glory, th car w nd b hm fr a few years before t w sold t a collector ( th current nd last owner)wr th car h bn ld nd cared fr.
Th btfl exhample fnhd n th launch colour f Azzurro Metallizzato wth Blue VM 3015 leather interior nd Blue carpets nd over mats nd Black Alacantara dash, th car coverd 63.500 miles frm nw nd a gredit t t keeepers nd mk th car such a rare find nd nt t b missed.
 
 
 

 Picture b John Sheally wh added: Peter Morgans Ferrari n th rack t Morgan Motor Company, LTD. Maurice Owen hd t n th rack changing th clutch assembly. A I watched Maurice t work h hd pulled th ld one out nd saw tht t used th same clutch th Morgan Plus-8 whh w n company stock . H hd tld Peter tht t w th same bt Peter d h wanted th clutch pack direct frm Ferrari whh w ordered nd w being installed Maurice tld m th tr, ending wth Ill never understand, th Ferrari rt cost 4 times wht w hd n stock

Chantilly Art & Elegance Sunday 7 sept 2014 : Ferrari 365/400/412

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Several cars (frm th European Ferrari Club 400) took rt n th Chantilly Art & Elegance event n Chantilly n Sunday 7 September 2014. Btfl weather, btfl cars. Participants came frm various rt f France, Belgium, Sweden. Th 365/400/412s met gd success, confirming renewed interest frm th public fr th model. Perhaps th loads f Champagne n th trunk l hld ! En th pics.