Pininfarina Sergio ready to set for the production
|   Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Pininfarina Sergio production set has announced that six examples in total will be going to get built which is dramatically based barchetta concept on Ferrari's 458 Spider. The Italian concept car design house of Pininfarina was been originally built the concept car to commemorate company's figurehead as well as former boss Sergio Pininfarina death in 2012.

Pininfarina has engineered and designed a carbon fiber body and its aerodynamic been tweaked so that airflow produces virtual windscreen over car, inspite lack-of conventional windscreen feature.
To put Sergio on road a couple of changes have been done with significant updates. The side windows and full windscreens allow driver and the passenger for safety purpose to avoid the helmet use.

The other biggest feature includes wing mirrors at full size doors instead of half size tiny items. Also, unlike 458 the air intake from deep side has been dispensed and instead the side windows small intake aft feeds air to engine. Moreover, to comply with the height regulation of headlights it's been presumably moved upwards and the vents of front air had been removed.

At the Pininfarina models gathering the Pininfarina Sergio was first got been unveil at Hurtwood Park Polo Club, Surrey, in UK. After that during August 2014, it been got displayed in Knightsbridge, Berkeley Hotel at the showroom of H.R Owen Ferrari Atelier. Although based on one-off Ferraris, previous Pininfarina include myriad show concept and cars as well Ferrari F360 Testarossa Spider and Modena Barchetta.

There had been always under consideration small production get run for Sergio and also from car's positive reception following at Geneva Auto Show 2013 unveil, total of six example been decided for Sergio that will be collaborating now with Ferrari. Since, for Sergio the pricing yet not been revealed, but with previously as company discussed it seems to have guide price between 650,000 Euro and 1.3 million Euros.

Chief designer of Pininfarina, Fabio Filippini said that; "Before drawing the car design, we asked the Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo, could we do it or not and in reply he said we have all his support". Further Pininfarina's chief designer said that Ferrari's mid-engine was been decided to take into consideration as it was Dino Berlinetta Speciale the Sergio's first Ferrari and also Ferrari's mid-engine ancestor.

However, all the interior components were utilized by Sergio retaining the Ferrari 458 Spider core structure. Also, there were no changes made in the wheel base, track and powertrain as well in the mechanical components.

Thus, Pininfarina Sergio has similar features as V8 naturally aspirated as 458 with having 4.5 liter that develops 562bhp and Ferrari's dual-clutch seven speed transmission. The performance figure's have not yet been officially unveiled, but seems to capably run 0-62mph in lesser time than 3.4 seconds.

Moreover, the car's body-shell claims compared to 458 Spider to be stiffed and also 100kg lighter. Also, the kerb weight estimated around 1280kg. Sergio's final assembly will be taking place in Cambiano, Italy at the Pininfarina's plant. It will be accounted for like much of the recently unveiled America's Ferrari F60.
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