2008 Ferrari F430 Challenge Car For Sale
Location: San Francisco
Not Street Legal
Another Ferrari F430 Challenge car for sale. This is a 2008 Ferrari F430 Challenge Car (NOT STREET LEGAL) is freshly painted and ready to go! The perfect serious track day car or can be entered in the Tifosi Challenge Race Series.
The F430 Challenge cars were raced in the Ferrari Challenge Series from 2006-2011 . Ferrari 355 Challenge cars are trading hands above $160,000 so keep an eye on the F430 Challenge car market.
The car was maintained by R3 Racing in LA, and has had numerous items replaced during its race life, as is the case for well-maintained race cars. The car has been lightly driven in the last 5 years, used very occasionally and gently as a track day car. During its racing career, this car set the track record at Montreal while under the ownership of the previous driver, Harry Chueng. The car now has 8,997 miles on it, or 14,510 kilometers, 60% remaining clutch life, front rotors are 59% worn (41% remaining), rear rotors are 20% worn (80% remaining) pads are nearly new. Included with the car are the hard and soft shocks, springs and sway bars, windows, and a second set of wheels with rain tyres on them.
Would do you think of these Challenge Cars?
Trim:Challenge Racecar – NOT STREET LEGAL
San Francisco Motorsports
1421 Francisco Blvd E
Contact: (415) 259-5553
Price $89,900 US Dollars
F430 Challenge has no carpets or sound deadening, no stereo, and the standard leather seats have been replaced with ultra light FIA approved carbon racing seats. A lifeline snap off boss allows the alcantara steering wheel to be removed from the car to aid entry and exit to the cockpit. The race wheel replacing the standard cars airbag equipped road car wheel. It also has buttons for pit radio, and for interfacing with the digital instrument display. A full roll cage and 6 point racing harnesses are also present in the cockpit along with super light carbon door panels and Lexan front, side and rear windows replacing all road car glass.
Traction control is permanently disengaged, along with the stability system. The car does retain ABS and ASR though. The racing modifications are present in most all of the components, with the E-Differential being replaced by a mechanical one, and the suspension settings modified for racing.
The engine is the same 90° 4.3 litre V8 as in the standard F430. The output remains the same at 483 hp (360 kW), as well as the torque at 343 lb·ft (465 N·m). The engine is equipped with Double Overhead Camshafts and contains 4 valves per cylinder. The engine is, and always has been, naturally aspirated. The engine is mounted behind the cockpit, and faces longitudinally
The transmission is the 6-speed, paddle operated, sequential manual found in the F430. The transmission uses Formula One technology and can shift gears in 150 ms. The brakes use carbon ceramic material, which is very resistant to brake fade.
Both front and rear suspension use double wishbones and anti-roll bars. The exhaust system is updated for the Challenge car, placing the outlet ports higher in the back of the car. The back also includes a new grille to help with drawing heat out of the engine.