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1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Serial Number 54231

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Lead photograph of 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Serial Number 54231

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   288 GTO
Year   1985 Serial #   54231
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   Tipo F 114 B 000 Chassis Type   Tipo F 114 AB 100
Build Sequence #    Number Built   272 built
Body Type   Berlinetta Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner   McClenahan Current Owner   Client
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

Converted to USA EPA and DOT specs. Also California legal. Factory fitted with air conditioning and power windows.

History

S/n 54231. 288 GTO. Euro model. Now US legal. Has A/C and P/W.

New to Bill McClenahan, Hillsborough, CA.

1988–90 Ferrari Owner’s Club Roster, listed by Bill McClenahan, Hillsborough, CA.

1990, 13 Oct., 27 Oct., 22 Dec., for sale in FML by Fantasy Junction. Offered as package with a 512BB.

“GTO is a one owner, EPA/DOT/California legal 8,000 mile car. Red with black interior. Air and p/w. Boxer is a one owner, EPA/DOT/California legal 5,000 mile car converted to injection. Black with tan interior. Gotti wheels. $1,050,000 the pair.”

1991 FOC roster listed by W.F. McClenahan.

1991, 14 Jan., for sale in FML by Fantasy Junction. Offered as package with 512BB.

“GTO is a one owner, EPA/DOT/California legal 8,000 mile car. Red with black interior. Air and p/w. Boxer is a one owner, EPA/DOT/California legal 5,000 mile car converted to injection. Black with tan interior. Gotti wheels. $1,050,000 the pair.”

1991, 20 Aug., Ferrari Owners Club parking, Monterey, with William McClenahan.

1994, 23–30 Aug., FCA National meet, Monterey, California, Scott McClenahan

1995, 24 June to 09 Dec., for sale in FML by Fantasy Junction.

“Red with black leather. Air, EPA and DOT, one–owner. Light–to–moderate damage right rear. $250,000.”

1997, 13 Sep. to 20 Dec., for sale in FML by Fantasy Junction.

“Red with black leather. Air, p/w, EPA and DOT, California registered. Featured in several magazines. Very clean inside and out. $285,000.”

1998, 03 Jan. to 14 Mar., for sale in FML by Fantasy Junction.

“ Red with black leather. Air, p/w, EPA and DOT, California registered. One owner. Featured in several magazines. Very clean inside and out. $265,000. o.b.o.”

1998, March, to Mark Mountanos, San Francisco.

2002, January, traded to a client as part of a complicated multi–car package.

2002, 21 Feb., as per client, please market the car.

2002, March, sold to a Silicon Valley based client with 18,729 km or 11,638 miles. Upon purchase the new (and current) owner had the engine rebuilt by Rod Drew of F.A.I. in Costa Mesa with all new titanium connecting rods, new forged pistons were installed, all new valve guides were fitted, all eight Bosch fuel injectors were replaced, all new water and fuel hoses were fitted, a Tubi exhaust was fitted, all new tires were fitted, the suspension was aligned, and more! The total invoice was app $31,265.79.

2004, May, Inspected by Michael Sheehan. Current mileage on 288 GTO s/n 54231 is 19,261 KM or 11,968 miles. Ferrari 288 GTO s/n 54231 is a magnificent example of the 288 GTO, and is ready to go. One of the few 288 GTOs that is and can be licensed in California.

2004, May, Offered by Michael Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com at $319,500 o.b.o.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.