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From Enzo to Nigel...<br />
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A stunning Ferrari supercar gifted to British Formula 1 legend Nigel Mansell when he signed for the Italian racing team has emerged for sale for 80,000 pounds.<br />
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Mansell was among the world's top drivers when in 1988 he was handpicked to join Ferrari by its founder Enzo Ferrari.<br />
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To mark the deal, Ferrari presented Mansell, then 35, with a top-of-the-range Testarossa supercar, the marque's flagship model.<br />
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Mansell, who was then living on the Isle of Man, put 1,000 miles on the car during the two years he raced for Ferrari.<br />
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The classic red Testarossa, Italian for 'red head', boasts a blistering top speed of more than 180mph courtesy of its supercharged rear-mounted 5-litre 380bhp engine.<br />
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Mansell sold it in 1992, the year he won the Formula 1 World Championship with rival team Williams.<br />
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The car features a plaque on the inside of the driver's door stating: "This car was supplied to Nigel Mansell for his use by Ferrari in his first season (1988) with Ferrari."<br />
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Bonhams - June 27th Goodwood - est £80,000