2002 Ferrari 550

Barchetta

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2002
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Rosso Dino
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

To mark Pininfarina''s 70th Anniversary, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo said: "I asked Sergio Pininfarina to present a design for a front engined 12 cylinder Ferrari roadster that would capture the spirit of the classic road races of the past, and cars such as the 166 MM, 250 GT California and 365 GTS4 Daytona." Pininfarina duly proposed the 550, a car that combines the coupé’s powerful design with a refined interpretation of barchetta styling cues - this is a car destined exclusively for open use. The result surpassed expectations, so it was decided to name it after the coachbuilder in his honour, the 550 Barchetta Pininfarina.
Echoing the design of classic Ferraris of the past, the 550 Barchetta maintains the powerful profile of the 550 Maranello while incorporating minor body changes t