Scuderia Ferrari 296 GTB Honors Champion F1 Car

Ferrari’s 2004 F1 Reign Honored with Limited Edition 296 GTB

The celebrated ‘Atelier’ arm of Ferrari has recently highlighted one of its newest projects – namely the custom-made Ferrari 296 GTB Assetto Fiorano. This one-of-a-kind creation serves to commemorate the unforgettable triumph of Scuderia Ferrari in the annals of racing history.

At the 2004 Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s cars began in the top two slots on the grid. When the race concluded, they had taken both 1st and 2nd place. Furthermore, the fastest lap went to the Ferrari drivers and, as a result, their sixteenth consecutive Constructors’ Championship was assured.

The vehicle that reigned supreme during the 2004 campaign was the F2004, commanded by Michael Schumacher who obtained his seventh and final Driver’s Crown in that same year, alongside his partner from Brazil, Rubens Barrichello, who was the runner-up at the end of the season.

Every one of the five Ferrari 296 Assetto Fiorano editions is due to be delivered to their Hungarian holders, with the opening showing presented in the city of Budapest.

As an admonition, the Ferrari 296 GTB was the premier V6-fueled Ferrari since the Dino. The motor is an 819-horsepower plug-in hybrid twin-turbo V6 which aids accelerate the supercar from 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds and tops out with a speed of 205 mph. It has remarkable handling, a seductive exhaust sound, and the Assetto Fiorano package comes with a variety of weight-trimming carbon-fiber components.

“These limited edition models boast some truly unique features: the number ‘1’ can be found on the nose, in the original font, and the same Bianco King white as the F2004 Formula 1 car is also present.”

The same distinctive Rosso F1 hue – a three-coat metallic red – is exhibited on the 296 with bright Bianco King accents decorating the hood, stern, rooftop, and lower sides.

The remarkable specs are hiddenka underneath, with top-of-the-line GT race-provided Multimatic shock absorbers and a front-wing constructed for maximum downforce when on the track. Inside, the overture of the Hungaroring track pattern plus Hungary’s flag is embroidered on the headrests of the comfy seats that feature four-point safety belts.

The iconic Ferrari 296 GTB has an estimated market value of approximately $340,000; nevertheless, we assume the five privileged buyers were more than content to pay handsomely beyond that price tag to receive these one-of-a-kind models.

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