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Billionaire and Bruce Wayne archetype James Glickenhaus made headlines years ago with his bespoke Ferrari P4/5. And if gearheads weren’t already clamoring at his door in untamed jealousy, they might now: the Competizione is now race-ready, decked out in carbon fiber and a slew of sponsors.
Glickenhaus made plans for a racing edition back in 2009, starting with some Photoshopped entries. Over the course of the last year and a half it’s gone from a series of renders, to an actual mule, to a car that’s now had one race under its belt. Its next race is in Germany at the 6 Hours of the Nürburgring endurance. Eventually
And is Glickenhaus driving? No, he said back in 2009, “my driving in anger days are behind me.” He’s too busy spending his times as a crimefighting playboy instead.
GALLERY: Ferrari P4/5 Competizione
Owning any Ferrari is something special. Owning a rare Ferrari like the Enzo is even more impressive. But a one-off special, built specifically for you, takes it to a level that can’t be measured.
James Glickenhaus should know, since he owns the only Ferrari P4/5 in the world, a car with the underpinnings of the Enzo and a body designed by Pininfarina on his request. The end result is both beautiful and functional.
Thankfully Mr. Glickenhaus did not turn it into a garage queen or a museum piece. He enjoys driving it and shares the videos with the rest of the world. His latest video has him high speed testing at a track in France, followed by a trip to the center of Paris. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and best sounding supercars of all time. Watch the video below to see what we mean: