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The Ferrari F40LM: Pushing the Limits of Performance and Engineering

The Ferrari F40LM is a race car version of the Ferrari F40. It was built from 1989 until 1994. The first two models produced, dubbed F40 LM, had a more potent engine, altered suspension, and unique aerodynamics.

The French importer who wished to enter it in the 24 Hours of Le Mans placed an order for the Ferrari F40 Competizione two years after the original model's debut.

The Ferrari F40's V 8 petrol engine has a capacity of 2936 cm3 (179.2 cu-in). A modified twin-turbo V8 engine from the Ferrari 288 GTO was installed in it. The engine produces 352 kW and 478 PS (471 horsepower). 

The Ferrari F40 has a 4.2-second 0-60 mph (97 km/h) acceleration time. The Ferrari F40 is capable of a top speed of 229 mph.

Pininfarina was the designer of the Ferrari F40. It was mostly made of composite materials. It had a first-rate chassis and sophisticated, high-performance, turbo-charged running gear, which gave it nearly racing car-like dynamic capabilities.

Of the 19 Ferrari F40LM models produced, this particular one was one of only three that Michelotto built to GTC specifications. Ed Wettach received a brand-new delivery from Ferrari North America in August 1993.

In the early 1990s, the Ferrari F40 LM was created to compete in the BPR Global GT Series. The F40 road car served as the basis for the LM, which was then heavily modified for racing. A roll cage, a stripped-out interior, and a more potent engine were among the upgrades.

Around 700 horsepower were produced by the LM's engine. In 1994, the BPR Global GT Series was won by the Ferrari F40 LM.

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