According to James Edition, the seller based in Esloo Netherlands, the limited edition Ferrari’s current mileage is at 118 km (73mi) and it also features the Ferrari 458 Speciale’s 600PS (447kW) naturally aspirated V8 engine. Then why is it more special? Read on.
The limited edition Ferrari was initially developed into a concept car as a tribute to Sergio Pininfarina, a renowned designer from Turin, Italy, who passed away in 2012. A year after the prototype’s premiere, Ferrari has put the car into production with only six examples in total, which also falls in line with Pininfarina’s 85th anniversary. All six roadsters were completely sold out following its launch at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015 with a sticker price of $3 million each.
Fast forward, one of the six bespoke Ferrari Sergio roadsters is now up for sale in the Netherlands with a listed price of a cool €4.3 million. That’s about $5,043,900 after the current exchange rates or $2 million more expensive than it was a couple of years ago. Sergio Pininfarina after all was called the “godfather of automotive design” and has always been associated with Ferrari. He has also designed cars for Fiat, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and was a board member of Ferrari for a number of years.
Among the very distinctive qualities of a Sergio roadster is a set of bespoke alloy wheels, circular tail lights and roll bar with fixed air intakes. Since the production version is based on the Ferrari 458 Speciale, the cabriolet’s fuel petrol engine is capable of producing up to 597hp and 398lb-ft of torque. It can run to 60mph in 3 seconds and is equipped with a rear wheel drivetrain and F1 gearbox. Inside, the Pininfarina-styled Ferrari features sports seats with contrasting red design plus a whole lot of carbon fiber. The limited edition car also comes with a specially designed rear diffuser and a dual exhaust system at the rear.
Since the Ferrari Sergio was sold exclusively by invitation, there isn’t as many information regarding its current owners. What we do know is that one went to Switzerland with another one went to Japan while the first production unit was delivered to the SMB Royal Gallery in UAE. The rest of the three examples meanwhile were sold to US customers. Based on a few reports, the Sergio currently listed on the seller’s website with Euro-specced yellow body paint looks like the same car that was originally sent to Switzerland. Interested buyers may check out JamesEdition for more details.