Lot 80
2003 Ferrari Enzo

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Body by Pininfarina

CHASSIS NO: ZFFCW56AX30132049

• Certified by Ferrari Classiche with “Red Book” in hand
• Original U.S.-delivery model; 1 of only 400 produced
• F1-inspired design and engineering; stunning performer
• Autographed by Enzo Designer, Ken Okuyama
• Offered from an impressive private collection
• Virtually as-new with just an approximate 2,700 miles
• Displayed at Ferrari North America’s 60th Anniversary Concours


5,998 cc DOHC V-12 engine with four valves per cylinder, Bosch Motronic engine management and electronic fuel injection, 650 HP, six-speed computer-controlled sequential gearbox, limited-slip differential and traction control, front and rear pushrod-actuated double wishbones with horizontal coil-spring damper units, four-wheel, ventilated carbon-ceramic 15-inch disc brakes with ABS; wheelbase: 104.3"


Announced at the 2002 Paris Motor Show, the Enzo was created to celebrate Ferrari’s return to Formula 1 racing dominance and coincided with the legendary Maranello manufacturer’s 2002 World Championship win, a particularly satisfying one with Michael Schumacher taking the title in record time. It also seemed fitting to name the car in memory of company founder Enzo Ferrari, whose staunch commitment to racing – particularly Formula 1 – never wavered. At its core, the Enzo can be likened to Schumacher’s championship-winning F1 car with a sports-car body. The specification sheet for the Enzo certainly reads like one, with its carbon-fiber chassis, carbon-ceramic disc brakes, and a paddle-operated six-speed gearbox. Pininfarina highlighted the Enzo’s F1 heritage by incorporating a pronounced nose and giant rear air diffusers, plus computer-controlled adaptive aerodynamics, so effective that unprecedented levels of downforce and grip were achieved with minimal drag. Bristling with race-derived engineering wizardry, the Enzo’s 5,998 cc DOHC V-12 is rated at 650 HP and 484 pounds-feet of torque.

In contemporary tests, Road & Track editors clocked the quickest acceleration figures ever for a production road car – including 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds and the ¼-mile sprint in 11.1 seconds at 133 MPH. They also marveled at the Enzo’s competition-type braking system, developed by Brembo, and the car’s brilliant handling, including 1.01 g lateral acceleration on the skid pad. Of course, the Enzo’s flat-out speed potential was massive, reaching 218 MPH. Enzo production was strictly limited and only select existing Ferrari clients were invited to purchase one. Just 349 cars were originally planned, selling out before production even began. Demand dictated 50 more cars, bringing the total to 399, with the 400th presented to Pope John Paul II and quickly auctioned for charity.

Numbered 132049, this original U.S.-specification Enzo is an early-production example, constructed during February 2003. Appropriately finished in Rosso Corsa over red leather upholstery with black trim and carbon fiber accents, 132049 was delivered in May 2003 to Ferrari of New England in Massachusetts, where it was purchased new by Louis Scafuri of Cohasset, Massachusetts, the CEO of Syneron Medical Ltd., who registered the car “Enzo 1” and soon exhibited it in the ‘Tutto Italiano Show” at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Massachusetts. In July 2003, Enzo 132049 was shown at the 3rd Annual Car Classic event at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. There, Art Center transportation design head Ken Okuyama, the Pininfarina stylist who designed the Enzo’s functionally stunning exterior, autographed the car. In mid-August 2003, 132049 was exhibited at Concorso Italiano, one of the premier events of Monterey Car Week. In January 2004 and 2005, Enzo 132049 graced consecutive editions of the Palm Beach, Florida Cavallino Classic. Following the 2005 Cavallino Classic, 132049 was sold to a noted San Francisco-based collector and enthusiast, who clearly treated this vehicle with care and respect, eventually going on to exhibit the Enzo in the Ferrari North America 60th Anniversary Concours d’Elegance on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, as one of the 60 most important Ferrari models ever produced. In early 2016, 132049 was acquired with only an approximate 2,700 miles of use, now in the hands of an extremely selective and highly knowledgeable collector-car enthusiast with a passion for only “best in class” cars. Only driven sparingly over an approximate 20 miles since acquisition and overseen by Ferrari professionals throughout its current stewardship, Enzo 132049 remains spectacular in every possible respect and maintains outstanding provenance and unassailable integrity, complete with its “Red Book” issued by Ferrari Classiche.