The Benetton B196 is being offered for Auction at the Motostalgia in Austin, TX on Sunday, November 16, 2013.
From the Auction lot for this Benetton F1 Car for sale:
Ford/Cosworth DFR engine, Benetton transverse 6-speed semi-automatic, Carbon fiber monocoque chassis, Double wishbone, and pushrod suspension.
The example we are proud to offer here is in impeccable condition, and ready to deliver an incredible experience on the track. In the hands of a professional F1 driver, the B196 is capable of 120 MPH to 0 in approximately 80 to 100 feet while pulling over 4 G’s. It comes equipped with a Ford/Cosworth DFR engine that has less than 60 miles SMOH along with an on board PI Data System. It also has spare carbon brake rotors and pads. The sequential paddle shift gearbox is equipped with a Pro Shift system installed by Williams Racing Development North Carolina. Engine/gearbox parts and service are available through Cosworth and Williams Racing.
The Benetton B196 was the car with which the Benetton team competed in the 1996 Formula One season. It was driven by the experienced pairing of Jean Alesi and Gerhard Berger, who both moved from Ferrari to replace departing 1994 and 1995 champion Michael Schumacher and his number two, Johnny Herbert.
This was the first Benetton car to race under Italian nationality.
PRICE: Auction Estimate: $350,000 – $400,000.
Check out the auction Lot information at motostalgia.com and check back in a month or so to find out the price.
At the same Auction you can get a Ferrari F300