Today Ferrari revealed a one-off Ferrari Superamerica 45 to be debuted at this year’s Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza. The public debut is set for tomorrow and will show to the world this pretty much unique creation from Ferrari. It was created for the New York collector and Ferrari enthusiast Peter Kalikow, who visited Ferrari’s factory to receive deliver of his bespoke vehicle.
It was styled internally by Ferrari Design and engineered to be built in house, all to specifications by Mr. Kalikow to celebrate 45 years since he became a customer of Ferrari. We have some images and a full press release by Ferrari after the jump. But the thing we need to state is that we love this Blu Antille paint finish, which adds quite a bit of flash to this project.
New Ferrari Special Projects one-off to debut at Villa d’Este
Maranello, 19 May 2011 – New York collector and Ferrari enthusiast Peter Kalikow visited the factory to take delivery of his Special Projects Ferrari Superamerica 45, a unique one-off model. Styled internally by Ferrari Design and engineered and built in-house, the car was specified by Mr Kalikow to celebrate 45 years since he first became a Ferrari client and will make its public debut on the 20th of May at the Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza.
The design is bespoke, featuring a carbon-fibre rotating hard-top which incorporates a rear screen. The boot is entirely new to house the roof when open, and is now in carbon-fibre with a design optimised to reduce drag and increase rear downforce.
The rear buttresses are body-coloured, integral with the rear wheelarches, and incorporate rear quarterlights. The side view is further distinguished by double air vents on the front wing. The Ferrari Superamerica 45 also features a specific chromed front grille and special burnished aluminium A-pillars, wing mirrors and door handles.
The Superamerica 45 is finished in an exclusive Blu Antille, a colour that matches another important car in the client’s collection – a 1961 400 Superamerica cabriolet nr. 2331SA. The wheels are body-coloured with a contrasting diamond finish to the spokes. The roof and other carbon-fibre elements of the bodywork – front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser – are in a special contrasting darker blue, a theme that is carried over to the cockpit which features dark blue carbon-fibre dash trim and driver zone.
The interior is another area of exquisite personalisation, with a carefully selected combination of Cuoio leather trim and Blu Scuro carbon fibre details and a latest-generation touch-screen infotainment system.
Source: Ferrari VIA AUSMotive