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Is the Ferrari F40 the best supercar of all-time?

I am a Lamborghini enthusiast, but I can surely see why people would consider the Ferrari F40 the best supercar of all time, which is a question being asked in the latest video from CarWOW on YouTube, and let’s not forget the fact that the Ferrari F40 was launched back in 1987, at that time with an MSRP of ‘just’US$400,000, which was a staggering amount back then as it was effectively five times as much as the predecessor, the magnificent looking Ferrari 288 GTO, at the time of writing a Ferrari F40 is valued at about $2,500,000, which is even more impressive as an F40 isn’t really that rare, in the end, a total of 1,315 units were built, initially only 213 of those were officially imported into the United States, compare those numbers to the total production of just 272 units for the 288 GTO, which is valued at $3,500,000 these days.

The Ferrari 2880 GTO

Power in the Ferrari F40 comes from the famous 2.9 Liter Twin-Turbo V8 engine delivering 480 hp and 580 Nm of torque, which in today’s world of hypercars might not sound like much, but back in 1987 that was a very impressive number, especially in a car that puts just 1,250kg on the scales with all fluids and fuel loaded, and remember this is a rear-wheel-drive only car with a manual, five-speed gearbox … and it gets even better, in 1987 this was the fastest road car on the market with an acceleration from 0 to 60 Mph in just 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 201 Mph.

1991 Ferrari F40
Ferrari F40 – the engine

But let’s see what Mat Watson thinks about this Eighties supercar from Maranello in the video below: