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The alone speedboat powered by a Ferrari F1 agent is up for bargain — and if you accept to ask how abundant it costs, you apparently can’t allow it.
In 1952, Italian speedboat racer Achille Castoldi set his architect on the baptize acceleration almanac for an 800kg boat. In adjustment to accomplish it, he commissioned a new three-point hydroplane from the Cantieri Timossi boatyard on Lake Como and set about award a acceptable agent supplier.
Having absent an Alfa Romeo agent accord to capital battling Mario Verga, Castoldi was alien to Enzo Ferrari by his antagonism disciplinarian accompany Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi. Ferrari had not congenital an agent for abyssal use before, but fable has it he was afflicted by Castoldi’s efforts to adumbrate two Alfetta 158 hunt cars from German armament during the Second World War and agreed to accumulation an F1-specification V12 Tipo 375 engine.
The aftereffect was the different Timossi-Ferrari Arno XI Hydroplane.
With 385bhp ambuscade beneath its Rosso Corsa agent awning and a amber appearance accoutrement its board hydroplane, Arno XI was abreast to hunt the almanac it had been congenital for. Initial analysis runs in January 1953 saw Castoldi almanac an actionable top acceleration of 124mph, but it anon became bright it wouldn’t be abundant as Verga set a new 800kg almanac with a two-way boilerplate of 140.74mph.
Unperturbed, Castoldi went aback to Ferrari to accept the agent rebuilt and upgraded. Maranello’s engineers were let off the bridle and adapted the agent to run on methanol, while abacus two huge superchargers and two atom plugs per cylinder. The aftereffect was an access in ability to over 600bhp.
On October 15, 1953, Castoldi fabricated a new almanac attack on Lake Iseo, accomplishing a two-way boilerplate of 150.19mph over a aerial kilometre — a almanac that still stands 66 years later.
Following a blast in a 1,700kg hydroplane and the afterlife of Vega in a abstracted accident, Castoldi retired from the action and in 1958 awash Arno XI to gentleman-racer Nando dell’Orto. Beneath its new ownership, Arno XI was adapted to hunt in ambit championships, consistent in the characteristic air assimilation and rear fin it still has today for added aerodynamic stability.
After ample success, dell’Orto retired from antagonism in 1968 and Arno XI was stored in a Milanese barn for the best allotment of 25 years. Just as it was on the border of adulteration away, it was bought by a new buyer in the aboriginal 1990s and adequate to its antagonism prime. The V12 agent was beatific aback to Ferrari so that it could be adapted to run on unleaded petrol and, according to bargain affidavit in 2012, accomplished an achievement of 700bhp on a analysis bench.
Arno XI was aftermost awash in Monaco in 2012 for a amount of €868,000 at bargain and has back been on affectation at Ferrari’s building in Modena. It is now up for bargain afresh through Du Pont Registry and comes with endless of actual documents, including Castoldi’s aboriginal baptize acceleration almanac affidavit from 1953.
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