Ferrari 458 Italia - ABSOLUTELY AMAZING RECREATION BY DNA !!!Supercar looks with very low running costs ,This car not only looks fantastic but sounds wonderful and is an absolute pleasure to drive ,This car was the subject of a 9 page feature over 2 months in Complete Kitcar magazine. I have copies of the magazines.Professionally built. The initial fitting, locating and gapping of the panels was done by DNA, the manufacturer of the kit. All detailed preparation and painting of the bodywork, the customising, modification and fitting of the interior and all other work was then completed by the original owner and builder of the car, a renowned bodyshop owner and completed in 2015 .The bodywork and the interior remain in beautiful condition.All new glass was used in the building of the car.Many genuine Ferrari 458 parts used.The original already excellent DNA replica engine panel was made even more convincing by the addition of clips, pipes and other ancilliaries and painting before being fitted in the back of the car where it is visible through the rear glass.The donor car was a one-owner, low mileage (30,000 miles) Ford Cougar. Current mileage is less than 38,000.Original unmodified Ford Cougar Duratec 2.5 litre V6 24 valve DOHC engine. Sounds great with replacement exhaust, including DNA back box. Pristine 20 inch anthracite alloys with fitted replica red callipers and carbon discs behind . The car has been Mot and serviced every year (except 2020 due to COVID). Current MoT until 10 October 2022.Expensive, fully adjustable XYZ Supersport coil overs fitted on the front just 4 miles ago. I have the rear coil overs but have not yet had them fitted. Only about 7 of these which replicate the appearance of the 2009-2015 458 coupe, were ever made .My car was built over more than 2 years and hundreds of hours of work by a renowned professional bodyshop owner and kit car builder well known for his attention to detail. As said previously The build was the subject of a 9 page feature in Complete Kitcar magazine over 2 months in August and September, 2019.The build can also be seen if you go to madmechanics.com and search for - beemamans dna 458 build.Unlike some body kit manufacturers DNA also produced a full interior make over kit for the DN8 including a complete dash transformation, door cards, rear bulkhead, tunnel and seats. Despite the comprehensive nature of the interior kit, the builder of my car wanted to go even better and fit genuine Ferrari 458 parts where feasible. He obtained and fitted genuine switches and buttons on the centre tunnel, genuine door levers and even genuine air vent louvres on the dash.Of course, the fitting of these genuine components involved a considerable modification of the DNA interior panels.DNA also supplied a set of fibreglass panels, which could be used by a professional trimmer to convert a recommended set of aftermarket seats into a convincing set of replica seats. These were obtained and entrusted to a very reputable trimming company who did a first class job of the seat conversion, resculpting them before finishing them in leather with red stitching. The same company also trimmed the dash panels, door cards etc. in the same material.The builder was determined not to leave any part of the original Cougar trim on show to give the game away. The Cougar heating and air conditioning controls could not be replaced but were rehoused into a new customised panel to match the rest of the new interior. He did a fantastic job of recarpeting the interior and replacing the original headlining etc.To quote directly from the Complete Kitcar article - If the exterior of the car is mind-blowingly impressive, then the interior goes even further - This is perhaps one of the most comprehensive and impressive kit car interiors we have ever come across. THE AMAZING AMOUNT OF ADMIRATION !!! from all ages - nobody ever questions what it is but are amazed when / if told its a recreation - Im sure that this is down to the excellent panel fit, paintwork, comprehensive and impressive interior and the use of genuine Ferrari parts but also because so few of these DN8 replicas were ever built compared to the numbers of other replica models. Also possibly because the DN8 is based on a newer model Ferrari than many of the others.Only about 7 other of these DNA DN8 replicas were ever built and I dont think that you will find a better one anywhere .Correctly registered with DVLA on the V5 as a DNA REPLICA - EASY TO INSURE ..£44,995 - I believe The Finest available on the market .POSSIBLE PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED - MODERN OR CLASSIC - CAR , MOTORCYCLE , MOTORHOME ETC .DELIVERY WORLDWIDE CAN BE ARRANGED - ASK FOR QUOTE .
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