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The Ferrari aficionado who commissioned the one-off 612 GTS Pavesi must have been a fan of Bon Jovi and Trans Am’s in a previous life, because he somehow decided that the base Ferrari 612 wasn’t awesome enough – it needed a T-Top.
This particular 612 was allegedly done by Ferrari’s in-house customization program, and also sports a Tubi exhaust and an apparent output of 550 horsepower. The name “Pavesi” is also shared with an Italian go-kart engine manufacturer, giving a clue to who the owner may be. The carbon fiber roof must have cost a lot to engineer and install, and only an industrial magnate would have the budget for such an expenditure. Rock on, bro.
Ferrari‘s 612 Scaglietti has always been the odd man out in the Ferrari lineup. More of a grand touring car than any of the other F-cars, the odd looks, four seat configuration and lower profile than the other models, the Scaglietti is a rare sight, even among Ferraris, for all the wrong reasons. In fact, it’s the only Ferrari you can walk into a dealer and buy for MSRP.
The Scaglietti seems to be important enough to Ferrari that it will get a replacement. A heavily camouflaged prototype was spied tooling around Fiorano, near the Ferrari factory, and the sound of a screaming V12 is unmistakable. We can’t wait.