Vijay Pattni23 March 2011

Jenson Button’s Ferrari up for grabs

F1 star auctioning off classic 1978 Ferrari next month because he ‘can’t enjoy it’… Can you?

Jenson Button Ferrari

Jenson Button is unable to enjoy this Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer. So he's getting rid of it.

Try as he might, the man from Frome can't find the time to explore the rather glorious charms of his 1978 Fezza, just one year after purchasing it. Honestly, it's not like ‘being a full time F1 driver and part time athlete and McLaren ambassador and Head & Shoulders model and making sure the MP4-26 isn't rubbish and all round Mr cool' takes up all his time, is it?

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"I've had a great time driving the Boxer," explains Jense. "It has had a thorough service that has addressed all the issues of an older Ferrari," he assures us.

The 512 BB has covered just 49,155 miles and has been spoilt to the tune of £94,000 over the past 33 years, including bodywork refurbishment and an all-new interior. Maybe even a peck on the steering wheel now and then.

It's expected to sell for around £100,000 when it goes up for auction at the RAF Museum in Hendon, on 11 April. Interested?

via SWNS.com

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