The Ferrari Classiche Certification Program is the ideal way to provide any classic Ferrari owner with the restoration, technical, and maintenance assistance required to preserve their vehicles in a way that’s faithful to their original designs. The Classiche Certification Program provides Certificates of Authenticity to owners to officially attest to the legacy of the car.
The Ferrari legacy and racing history date back as far as 1947 when the very first GT model took to the track and captivated the hearts of millions around the world. An instant legend was born changing the way people see exotic automobiles forever. Continental AutoSports Ferrari is dedicated to keeping the original Ferrari passion alive today with our restoration of these beautiful and rare pieces of automotive art. It is our goal that the Ferrari vehicles that have lasted the test of time remain in or return to their pristine operating condition for driving enjoyment just as they left the original factory in Italy.
The Ferrari Classiche department exists specifically to provide restoration services to these classic Ferrari models. Classiche certified cars thus inspire confidence that the vehicle is a work of art that has been restored to the glory of its prime.
A certificate of authenticity is available to Ferrari road cars over 20 years of age, as well as to Ferrari limited-series cars and Ferrari competition cars irrespective of their age. In order to receive your certificate of authenticity, the Continental AutoSports Ferrari Service Team must perform an inspection to confirm the following components are of the original specification:
Our factory-trained Ferrari Master Technicians are certified to offer technical assistance, and to carry out complete restoration and maintenance services on significant vintage Ferraris. Continental AutoSports Ferrari will work with the factory on receiving a certificate of authenticity and copy of the original build sheet for your historic Ferrari. Receiving a certificate of authenticity for your Ferrari vehicle provides documentation that not only serves as a great addition to any classic Ferrari, but also provides vital information for buyers if the vehicle is ever sold.
Benefits of Classiche Certificate of Authenticity:
Ferrari Classiche was established to protect the heritage of the Prancing Horse brand, and as such not just any Ferrari is eligible for the program. The requirements are as follows:
Classiche experts can also determine a vehicle’s authenticity.
The Ferrari Red book is essential a Certificate of Authenticity that indicates that a vehicle and all of its components meet the original specifications — in other words, a Ferrari that has gone through the Classiche Certification process is literally as good as new, as capable and beautiful as the day it first left Ferrari’s factory. Documentation is an important part of legitimate Ferrari restoration services, and the Red Book testifies to all the work that’s been completed on the vehicle in question, as well as its current condition.
The Ferrari Red Book also uses a passport system, which requires that the restored Ferrari be inspected regularly to ensure that it continues to meet the impeccable standards of Ferrari Classiche Certification, providing peace of mind to both owners and prospective buyers of classic Ferrari models.
If you have questions about Ferrari Classiche certification, vintage Ferraris, or anything else related to the Prancing Horse brand, contact us today. We’re based in Chicagoland, but we welcome existing and aspiring Ferrari owners from Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and nationwide, whether you’re shopping for a Ferrari or if you’re curious about the Classiche program.