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Before the untimely death of Uwe Gemballa, he had given the world a special gift, a modified Ferrari Enzo. Gemballa is one of the most well-known tuners in the world, but all his work was previously focused on Porsches. So the move to work his magic on a Ferrari, and a very rare one at that – only 400 Enzo’s were ever produced – came as a big surprise.
The tuning went far beyond just looks. The Enzo’s aerodynamics were tweaked to give the car more downforce at speed, and the brakes have more ducting to cool them quicker. It’s also lighter, lower, wider and faster. The extra speed comes thanks to a tuned 6.0-liter V12, that now produces 700 hp.
The initial plans were to produce 25 examples of the Enzo-based MIG-U1, but with Gemballa’s death and reoganization of his company, so far only one such vehicle exists. It is currently on sale, and while the listing says the car is in the U.S.A., after inquiring the seller informed us it is actually currently sitting in Paris, France.
Interested? Thought you might be, after all it would make for an interesting addition to any garage. However, as you might have guessed, it is not exactly cheap. The current owner is asking $3.8-million for it, which is twice as much as what a regular Enzo is fetching these days. We suggest you crack open all your piggy-banks now.
[Source: The Car Experience]
Got a Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 and its stock horsepower not cutting it for you? Anderson Germany has fine-tuned the beautiful bull to push out 582-hp, a 39-hp increase over the factory 543-hp. But the Germany tuner didn’t stop there on their Balboni Edition Gallardo, instead doing several upgrades to its exterior.
Down the center is a white and gold offset stripe which matches the white-themed interior and horribly inappropriate gold pinstriped 20-inch wheels. The three-piece wheels were custom made to a 20×8.5 pair in the front and 20×11.5 in the rear. To continue with the dark-styled theme, the headlights and taillights were both tinted.
No pricing information has been released, but Anderson Germany will be more than happy to take your Gallardo off your hands to do the upgrades and deliver it back to you.
GALLERY: Anderson Germany Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Balboni Edition
Official press release available after the break.