The Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina is a one of a kind speed machine. When we say one of a kind, we aren’t joking as there was only one of these made!
I bet you are wondering how such a car was created? In all started back in March of 2005 when film director, James Glickenhaus was approached by Pininfarina (an Italian car design firm). Pininfarina asked Glickenhaus if he would be interested in commissioning a one-off car. Glickenhaus replied saying that he would like a modern Ferrari P and later that year he signed a contract giving the go-head to produce the car with a price tag of around $4 million dollars!
The car was unveiled on 18th August 2006 and when the former chairman of Ferrari, Luca di Montezemolo, saw the P4/5 he felt that the car deserved to be an official Ferrari and be emblazoned with the prancing horse. The car was then known as the Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina.
Let’s get into the specifications of the car and with a 0-62mph time of just 3 seconds and a top speed of 233mph, it’s clear to see that the P4/5 means business! The slick curves and sharp nose are made entirely of carbon fibre enforced plastic which makes the car extremely strong and lightweight, weighing 270kg less than the Enzo!
The inside of the P4/5 is just as impressive as the exterior, as you can imagine. James Glickenhaus designed the interior himself complete with an iPod Nano Stereo (those were the days), tablet PC and improved air conditioning. Even the seats are custom built to fit the shape of Glickenhaus and his son.
Over the years this legendary car has become somewhat of a cult classic with motoring fanatics all over the world drooling at the very thought of owning the animal. James Glickenhaus has had countless offers for the P4/5 with some reporting to be over $40 million but it’s very clear that he will not be parting with this beauty any time soon. For now, we shall have to just sit and look…
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