Cars We Sold

1981 Ferrari 512 BB/LM "Silhouette" Serial Number 35527


Lead photograph of 1981 Ferrari 512 BB/LM


Make   Ferrari Model   512 BB/LM “Silhouette”
Year   1981 Serial #   35527
Engine #   F102B000 0.23 VIN   
Engine Type   F 102 BB LM Chassis Type   F 102 BB LM
Build Sequence #    Number Built   19 of 25 built
Body Type   Berlinetta Body Builder   
First Owner   N.A.R.T. Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   USA


S/n 35527. 19th of 25 BB/LMs built. Sold new to N.A.R.T. 512 BB/LM “Silhouette”.


S/n 35527. 512 BB/LM. Chinetti — N.A.R.T.

1981, 13 June, Le Mans 24 hours. Race # 49. Entrant N.A.R.T. Morton, Cudini, Gurdjiian. DNF.

1982, 19 June, Le Mans 24 hours. Race # 72. Entrant N.A.R.T. Cudini, Morton, Paul. 9th.

With Bob Donner, Colorado.

1989, September, at Coys Nürburgring sale. Nycklen Bank Group, Sweden, paid $1,300,000.

1993, March, thru Ferrari of Los Gatos to Tom Celani for $350K.

1997, sold by M. Sheehan to Steve Barney.

1999, 9 Nov., as per long conversation with Wayne Obry, this car is now in the shop and getting the full hot rod treatment. Stock motor is 480hp. They expect they will get about 580hp. They will also have to build a much stronger gearbox. A very expensive update.

2000, 22 Jan., Cavallino Ferrari Classic IX, Palm Beach, Florida.

2000, 20–21 May, at the Ferrari Historic Races in Atlanta. Todd Morici.

2000, 4–6 Aug., Shell Ferrari Historic Challenge, Elkhart Lake.

2001, Cavallino Classic Shell Historic Challenge. Todd Morici.

2001, 23 June, Ferrari Challenge Race & Ferrari Historic Races; Lime Rock Raceway Park, Lime Rock, CT. Todd Morici. #72.

2002, 23–27 Jan., Cavallino Ferrari Historic Challenge. Todd Morici.

2003, 18 June, as per conversation with the owner, the engine is a factory brand new–old–stock 512 BB engine that was gone through by Motion Products. It has a REAL 526 hp and about 450 ft pounds of torque. Compression is 11:1. It has multiple gear sets, drop gears, special transfer gears, main shafts, etc.…

The original 512 BB/LM engine is with the car, was rebuilt at the end of 2001 and only had two races since.

Comes with two near new sets of BBS wheels and an older set of BBS wheels, also has a spare lower nose.

See Cavallino #106 Aug/Sept, pg. 50 for information on the American Historic Ferrari Challenge, 1998, with photos of this car and several others.

See Prancing Horse # 91, 2nd quarter, 1989, pages 8 to 11, for an article by Jerry McDermott regarding these cars.

See The Ferrari Market Letter, Volume 21, Number 21, 12 October, 1996, front page to page 3 for article by Michael Sheehan regarding these cars.

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.