For Sale: 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello in Chicago, Illinois

Vehicle Description

2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello SUPERBLY PRESENTED EUROPEAN MODEL FERRARI V-12ORIGINAL BLACK FINISH OVER BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR485 HP 5.5L DOHC V-12/GATED 6-SPEED MANUALCLEAN HISTORY & SPARING USE W/ 13K ACTUAL MILESMAY 2022 TIMING-BELT SERVICE & NEW TIRESGREAT-SOUNDING TUBI EXHAUST SYSTEMONE OF FERRARIS LAST FRONT-ENGINE/MANUAL V-12 MODELSFRESHLY INSPECTED, SERVICED, AND GREAT TO DRIVE! Introduced at Germanys legendary Nrburgring circuit in 1996, Ferraris new Pininfarina-designed 550 Maranello replaced the Testarossa-based F512 M and heralded a long-awaited return to the front-engine V-12 Ferrari GT-car layout, one not seen since the 365 GTB/4 Daytona. While based on the longer Ferrari 456 and sharing its 5.5-liter engine, the 550 Maranello was distinctly an upmarket GT car, and while strictly a two-seater, it offered spacious and luxurious accommodations and plenty of storage space to go with its immense all-around performance, including a top end nudging 200 mph.The 550 Maranello was and remains a very important modern Ferrari. At launch, it represented a decisive return to the companys 1960s/1970s road-car heyday with its awesome front-mounted V-12 engine, manual gearbox, and classically gated shifter. The 550 Maranello also helped propel the company to its many future successes during the 2000s and beyond. Today, these cars are simply awesome to drive, with exceptional balance, thanks to their rear-mounted transaxle. Visually, they are sinewy and purposeful in appearance, and their Pininfarina-devised styling cues will continue to be revered for years still to come.Offered with a clean Carfax report, good service history, and exceptionally low 13,258 actual miles at the time of writing, this stunning black-on-black 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello was imported new to Texas in December of 2000. A three-owner car from new. According to recent paint-meter readings, the Ferrari importantly retains the original paint finish. Factory-rated at 485 horsepower, the Maranellos 5.5-liter V-12 engine delivers its power to the road with excellent balance via a classically gated 6-speed manual rear transaxle and limited-slip rear end. Factory options and amenities are many, including an AM/FM CD stereo with a trunk-mounted amplifier and subwoofer, air conditioning, cruise control, tilt/telescopic steering, and power-operated brakes, steering, door locks, mirrors, and windows. Accompanying items include a tool kit, car cover, service records, and the aforementioned Carfax report. In May, the engine-out timing-belt replacement service was completed and new tires were installed. Freshly inspected and detailed, this extremely desirable modern Ferrari legend is ready to enjoy, while the Tubi exhaust system delivers a fabulous exhaust note with every shift of the gated 6-speed! Contact us to experience it for yourself and prepare to make it yours today!

Vehicle Details

  • 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello
  • Listing ID: CC-1626312
  • Price: $219,500
  • Location:Chicago, Illinois
  • Year:2000
  • Make:Ferrari
  • Model:550 Maranello
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:13258
  • Stock Number:C711
  • VIN:ZFFZR49B000118293
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2900 North US Rte 41
Chicago, IL 60064

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