2009 Ferrari SP1
Each journey comes with a starting, and within the case of Ferrari’s One-Off personalization program, the start got here within the type of the SP1, the Ferrari F430-based one-off that Ferrari created for Japanese businessman Junichiro Hiramatsu, the previous president of the Ferrari Membership of Japan. Studies from a decade in the past say that Hiramatsu was an enormous fan of the F100, an idea automobile designed by Italian design home Fiovaranti again in 1998.
Ferrari’s remedy of the SP1 isn’t as bombastic as a number of the more moderen one-off fashions it is created, which makes you marvel if that was a product of Hiramatsu’s needs or if Ferrari One-Off was nonetheless feeling its approach by way of the endeavor.
Both approach, the outcome nonetheless deserves the one-off label, partly as a result of the minimal adjustments to the F430 one way or the other added as much as a considerably extra streamlined look. For individuals who could also be confused, the SP1 is a totally totally different one-off animal from the Ferrari Monza SP1 Speedster that Ferrari launched alongside its sibling, the Monza SP2, final 12 months.
2011 Ferrari Superamerica 45
The 2011 Ferrari Superamerica 45 was one of many first official commissions by Ferrari One-Off, the division in command of creating and constructing all of the fashions on this listing. It’s based mostly on the Ferrari 599 GTB and impressed by the 2005 Ferrari 575M Superamerica and the 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica from which it will get a part of its identify.
The Superamerica 45’s one-off standing was outlined by the mannequin’s one-piece carbon-fiber roof and glass rear window.
The entire roof panel swivels and retracts again underneath a carbon fiber trunk lid, which is a special remedy, too, in comparison with the pane of glass that Ferrari used on the 575. Below its hood sat a 6.5-liter V-12 engine that produced 661 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. The Superamerica 45 additionally got here with distinctive particulars that finally discovered their method to future manufacturing fashions, together with the entrance and rear bumpers that Ferrari ended up utilizing within the 599 GTO and the wheels that made their approach into the Ferrari FF. The Ferrari Superamerica was commissioned by American actual property mogul Peter Kalikow, how purchased this primary Ferrari — the aforementioned 1961 400 Superamerica — 45 years earlier than he commissioned the one-off mannequin.
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2012 Ferrari SP12 EC
The 2012 Ferrari SP12 EC might be the primary one-off Ferrari that captured the world’s consideration. A part of that may be traced to the truth that famend rock star Eric Clapton was the one who commissioned Ferrari to construct it. The SP12 traces its roots from the 458 Italia, which, at the moment, was nonetheless solely a 12 months faraway from hitting the market. Just like the Superamerica 45 that preceded it, the SP12 EC featured design cues pilfered from various iconic Ferraris, none as apparent because the boxer-engined Ferrari 512BB.
The 2-tone purple higher physique and black decrease physique schemes come from the 512BB, as does the lengthy fence-like entrance grille that occupies all the decrease entrance part of the automobile.
The form of the hood and the physique are additionally nods towards the 512BB. The SP12 EC isn’t as sharp across the edges because the 512BB, and the headlights are literally borrowed from one other iconic Ferrari: the Enzo. Taken collectively, the SP12 EC stands out as a basic instance of Ferrari’s skill to mix the designs of its previous fashions to create a wholly new one. It didn’t harm, too, that the SP12 EC got here with the 458 Italia’s 4.5-liter V-8 engine that produced 570 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. All instructed, there are reviews that Clapton spent nearly $4 million on the SP12 EC, a staggering sum for a Ferrari. Then once more, the SP12 EC isn’t your typical Ferrari, both.
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2012 Ferrari SP Arya
The Ferrari SP Arya was in all probability the primary one-off Ferrari that made me understand that Maranello was on to one thing with this division. There’s really not loads to know in regards to the Arya, solely that it’s owned by Indian businessman Cheerag Arya, who wished to create his dream Ferrari that’s based mostly on the 599 GTO. Because the man already owned a 599XX on the time he commissioned Ferrari to construct the SP Arya, I’d say Arya was on to one thing then.
Many of the elementary particulars in regards to the SP Arya stay true to the 599 GTO’s roots, although there have been some modifications made to the Ferrari’s suspension and exhaust system.
Oh, and the Arya additionally featured the identical 6.0-liter V-12 engine because the automobile it’s based mostly on. The powertrain produced 661 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. If there’s something in regards to the SP Arya that also rings true to at the present time, it’s that this one-off has among the best names of the bunch. I do know it references its proprietor’s final identify, however given what we all know in regards to the “Arya” identify in popular culture today, it’s taken on a wholly totally different which means by itself.
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2014 Ferrari F12 TRS
The Ferrari F12 TRS was one in all two one-off Ferraris that Maranello launched in 2014. It’s additionally the primary one-off to be based mostly on the F12 Berlinetta, which turned one of many go-to base fashions for future bespoke one-off Ferrari creations. The F12 TRS was utterly forward of its time when it comes to its bodywork. You possibly can have a look at it right this moment and argue that it’s a model new mannequin. That’s how timeless its speedster-style silhouette appears to be like. A part of it may be traced to the mannequin from which it’s impressed from, the 1957 250 Testa Rossa. However the larger and extra necessary motive comes from the work put in by Ferrari’s engineers and designers.
The TRS’ low-set, wrap-around windscreen is one in all its many design highlights, although you’ll be able to argue that each one off the one-off’s distinctive qualities come to a head with its 6.3-liter V-12 engine that produces a stomach-punching 740 horsepower and 508 pound-feet of torque.
Options apart, the F12 TRS additionally holds the excellence of being the one — to this point — one-off Ferrari that one way or the other turned a two-off Ferrari. That’s as a result of the automobile’s unidentified proprietor really had a second mannequin constructed with flamboyant chrome silver paintwork.
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2014 Ferrari SP America
The 2014 Ferrari SP America might be my least favourite one-off Ferrari, however that’s not an indictment on Ferrari One-Off or Danny Wegman, the American grocery store tycoon who commissioned Ferrari to do it. Just like the F12 TRS that got here earlier than it, the SP America is predicated on the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Not like the TRS that was impressed by the 250 Testarossa, the SP America was impressed by what’s, with out query, the holy grail of all Ferrari fashions, the 250 GTO.
The SP’s reverse scallop rear part that integrates the spherical taillights are taken straight out of the 250 GTO.
The dramatically kicked-up rear spoiler is one other design nod to the icon amongst Ferrari icons. Just a few refined design cues additionally reference the 250 GTO, together with the three openings on the hood and the slip vent aft that you could see within the rear-quarter glass. Energy comes from the identical 6.3-liter V-12 engine that sits underneath the hood of the F12 Berlinetta. The mill produces 740 horsepower and 508 pound-feet of torque. The SP America continues to be a stunner, however as extra one-off Ferraris have arrived, this one doesn’t maintain as a lot sway because it as soon as did when it arrived.
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2016 Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione
Arguably essentially the most retro-inspired design of any one-off Ferrari ever created, the Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione arrived in 2016 on the behest of American dentist Rick Workman. This one-off can be based mostly on the F12 Berlinetta, although the design inspiration behind its retrofitted look comes by the use of the 1965 Le Mans-winning Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale.
The SP 275 RW Competizione’s pouty nostril, bulgy wheel arches, and the abundance of slat vents alongside the automobile’s physique are all design hallmarks of the long-lasting 275 GTB/C Speciale.
Even when it sits on the underpinnings of the F12 Berlinetta, the SP 275 RW Competizione really makes use of the identical 6.3-liter V-12 engine that’s discovered underneath the hood of the track-focused F12tdf. By advantage of boasting that changed mill, the SP 275 RW Competizione boasts an output of 769 horsepower and 520 pound-feet of torque. This one-off could appear to be it’s misplaced in time, but it surely certain as heck has sufficient energy and efficiency capabilities to justify its billing as a real one-off Ferrari.
2009 Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta
The Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta was the second automobile to return by way of Ferrari’s One-Off program. It was constructed for Edward Walson, the son of John Walson, in any other case referred to as the person who created cable tv.
The P540 Superfast Aperta was additionally the primary one-off Ferrari to hint its roots to the Ferrari 599.
Vital modifications had been made to the automobile, together with reducing elements of the roof and tweaking the chassis because of the roof getting lower. The gold end on the physique was an added contact, presumably to provide the P540 Superfast Aperta an additional layer of shine to flaunt its one-off standing. As flamboyant because it regarded, the P540 Superfast was additionally quick and highly effective. It got here with a 6.0-liter V-12 engine that produced 612 horsepower and 448 pound-feet of torque. It was essentially the most highly effective series-production Ferrari of that point, making it a becoming candidate to function the premise of what’s grow to be one of many nicest-looking one-off Ferraris to return out of Maranello.
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2014 Ferrari SP FFX Coupe
Occasionally, Ferrari creates a one-off whose roots are laborious to pin down. Technically talking, the Ferrari SP FFX is predicated on the Ferrari FF. That’s been established. However if you happen to have a look at the precise one-off, it’s laborious to shake off photos of the California.
The entrance part, for instance, appears to be like much more aggressive than a series-production FF, particularly the inclusion of two vertical sections within the grille that utterly adjustments the world’s complete aesthetics.
The rear finish was additionally utterly redesigned to accommodate a coupe-like tail. Then there’s the two-tone, red-and-white shade scheme, which really appears to be like good on the one-off. There’s positively extra to the SP FFX than meets the attention, although. Energy comes from the FF’s 6.3-liter V-12 engine that produces 651 horsepower and 504 pound-feet of torque. Maybe the proprietor of this trip, an unidentified particular person from Japan, determined that he wished a Ferrari FF that regarded extra like a standard coupe than a fastback mannequin. Properly, he actually received his want, didn’t he?
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2016 Ferrari 458 MM Speciale
The Ferrari 458 MM Speciale is an attention-grabbing form of one-off. It’s based mostly on the 458 Speciale, and whilst you can nonetheless see hints of the 458 Speciale within the physique, all of the precise labels are utterly bespoke, designed and created in-house by Ferrari Centro Stile utilizing hand-finished aluminum.
The entrance and rear bumpers are additionally totally different by advantage of being constructed from carbon fiber.
The opposite notable Ferrari from which the 458 MM Speciale takes inspiration from is the 288 GTO. You see elements of that homage with the wrap-around windscreen. Ferrari’s Italian ancestry can be prominently displayed with the tricolore racing stripes operating the size of the supercar. The 458 MM Speciale will get its energy from the identical 4.5-liter V-8 engine because the 458 Speciale. That engine produces 597 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. A sure British particular person owns the one-off Ferrari 458 MM Speciale so the following time you discover yourselves within the U.Okay., be looking out for this placing Ferrari.
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2018 Ferrari SP38 Deborah
The Ferrari SP38 Deborah is, palms down, my favourite amongst all one-off Ferraris ever made. It’s based mostly on the 488 GTB and was designed with none apart from the long-lasting Ferrari F40 in thoughts. Yow will discover traces of the F40 scattered all through the SP38 Deborah, none extra distinguished than the static rear wing that sits on the rear of the F40-like rear clamshell. All the pieces else in regards to the SP38 Deborah’s design speaks to the talents of Ferrari’s designers.
The wrap-around windshield that we noticed within the 458 MM Speciale makes a return look within the SP38 Deborah.
The slit-looking headlights exude aggressiveness, and the free-flowing nature of the entire physique completely encapsulates how unbelievable the SP38 Deborah is to take a look at. It comes with the identical powertrain because the 488 GTB — a 3.9-liter V-8 engine that produces 661 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque — but it surely’s a wholly totally different automobile in it of itself. There’s no phrase on who the proprietor of this one-off Ferrari is, however I’m keen to wager that whoever that particular person is aware of somebody named “Deborah.”
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