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The best thing about selling a car for A $ 1.7 million (a little over a million euros) is to be careful on the last ride.

Getting behind the wheel when you haven’t driven it for 5 years is a very bad idea, for example. And yet, that’s what the seller of this Ferrari F40 did. The result is not really glorious and all this will cost him dearly because the beautiful Italian was no longer insured.

This is how to turn a perfect sale into a real financial nightmare. Because repairs on this type of vehicle are very expensive due to the scarcity of parts and the value of the Italian car.

A vintage car

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The sale is surely canceledPhoto Credit – Facebook screenshot

At the time of its conception in 1987, the Ferrari F40 was the fastest production car in the world. This is how you situate the phenomenon. Its twin-turbo V8 engine develops 478 horsepower for a top speed of 324 km / h. We understand better why our friend finished his race in the trees.

Now the F40s are very difficult to find second-hand and their price exceeds one million euros. So it’s hard to imagine the buyer’s frustration when he discovered his new Ferrari in the ditch.