Responding to the growing demand for bespoke super cars, Pininfarina announced a while ago that they are going to build the Ferrari Sergio concept in limited numbers. The first unit has now been put together and has been shipped to its UAE-based owner who has reportedly paid 3 million Euros for it.
Delivered to Mr Customer at the SBH Royal Auto Gallery at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit where the Finali Mondiali Ferrari are being staged, Ferrari Sergio is a re-bodied Ferrari 458 Italia designed and built in honor of Sergio Pininfarina. Compared to the concept version, the production Sergio is a bit less dramatic since it now has a windscreen. That of course makes it more practical, but also make it look like a very ugly 458. The customer might be missing a large chunk of his 3 million Euros now!
To be more precise about the technical details, Ferrari Sergio is a 458 Speciale Aperta underneath, as it is based on the 458 Spider but has the 605 horsepower V8 engine of the Speciale. Not that it matters really, because the Sergio is all about the styling and how artistic it looks. It is a piece of Pininfarina’s history. We just wish it looked a bit more special. But hey, we’re not buying one.
Some of the notable features of the car include a three-layer red exterior paintwork and a sporty cockpit boasting black leather upholstery with contrasting red stitching, Alcantara seat inserts, and extensive carbon dash and door well trim. They will make only six units in total, each customized by its owner at the Tailor Made atelier in Maranello.