Frankfurt 2007: Ferrari F430 Scuderia debut almost scrubbed
click above image for more high-res shots of the Ferrari F430 Scuderia
It's not a good sign when there is a massive throng pushing into the display hall and an announcement from inside the hall is asking people to step back away from the stage. But when the booth happens to have a Prancing Horse above it and none other than 7-time World Champion Michael Schumacher is standing front and center, it's understandable that there might be some interest in seeing what he has to show. Jean Todt was even on the outside looking in...for a short time. He was here like the rest of us, of course, to see Schumacher unveil Ferrari's latest track model for the street, the F430 Scuderia. We already know all of the pertinent details about the car, but seeing one in person was what this event was all about. And it didn't hurt that MS was here for the photo op. We actually lucked out and he walked right up to us at the side of the stage after his introduction. He looked incredibly well-rested and relaxed, unlike the car which looks like it wants to jump out of its skin.
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Beautiful! all these special editions of Ferraris are truly work of art. I like the standard 430 as my dream car, above an Enzo or Fxx, but this Scuderia models looks just stunning. they make me remember the Hamman F430.
thanks for the pictures.
In the UKs edition of CAR magazine this month. They are doing a comparison of the 430 Scud against Mclarens new P11 supercar. Apparently they used a 360 Modena as a test bed for the new Mclarens running gear. Its about time Mclaren bought out a proper ferrari rival supercar. They say its going to be priced at approx 150K UK Sterling.
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