Ferrari Confirms Plans For Six Pininfarina Sergio Speedsters
One of the standouts of last year’s Geneva Motor Show was the Pininfarina Sergio concept, a wild speedster with a windswept shape and the running gear of a Ferrari 458 Spider. The car was built as a one-off showpiece honoring the late patriarch of the Italian design firm that bears his name and, we’re sure you’ll agree, is the most beautiful of Pininfarina’s creations since its previous one-off Ferrari, the P4/5.
It’s now been confirmed by Ferrari that six examples of the Sergio will be built, but before you grab your phone to place an order take note that all six build slots for the car have been sold. They were snapped up by six of Ferrari’s most loyal customers who were invited by the automaker to place an order, similar to how the ten F60 Americas destined to be built were sold.
Deliveries will take place next year, to locations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. It’s not clear how much the cars cost but Pininfarina CEO Silvio Angori said last year that a production version of the Sergio would cost around 3 million euros ($3.82 million).
When developing the original concept, the team at Pininfarina envisaged building a road-going version, so all homologation requirements are already known to the firm. In addition, a small windshield could even be installed so that anyone driving a Sergio wouldn’t require a helmet. The original concept features no windows.
Being based on the Ferrari 458 Spider, the Sergio benefits from a 4.5-liter V-8 engine tuned to deliver 562 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels. However, at only 2,822 pounds, the Sergio is around 330 pounds lighter than the 458 Spider, which means it should be considerably faster. Pininfarina quotes a 0-62 mph time of 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 200 mph.
Source: Motor Authority