When purchasing a used car, it's always important to check the accident history. This particular jalopy has been banged up a few times and was once driven into a wall head-on at 180 mph. I'm sure it'll be fine.
It's a championship-winning , also known as the Ferrari 640, and it's the twin to the car that carried Nigel Mansell to victory in his first outing with Ferrari. This example was driven by Austrian Gerhard Berger, who struggled with initial reliability issues and injuries sustained during the aforementioned crash yet still managed to clinch victory at the 1989 Portuguese Grand Prix, beating both Senna and Prost.
It's powered by a Ferrari-built 600-hp V12, one of the finest-sounding powerplants on the planet. The transmission was, at the time, revolutionary: While semi-automatic gearboxes have been the norm in F1 for decades, this car's seven-speed paddle-shifted transmission was a world first, helping it to keep up with mighty McLaren-Hondas.
Besides all that, just look at the thing—it's absolutely gorgeous. The F1-89 crosses the block at on May 10, and it's fully fettled by Ferrari F1 Clienti. While it's certainly rolling artwork, the car is also Ferrari Classiche-certified, meaning it's eligible to race in F1 historic series.