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Ferrari to make one-off 458 MM. Image by Ferrari.

Ferrari to make one-off 458 MM
Speciale gets new bodywork courtesy of Ferrari's in-house design team.
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What's all this then?

One lucky British Ferrari customer has decided to open up his (doubtless well-stuffed) wallet and has commissioned Ferrari to make him a very special Speciale. Specifically, it's a 458 Speciale, now called the 458 MM, in which the 600hp V8 naturally aspirated engine has been left unchanged but with bodywork that's unique to the car.

The owner said he wanted the car's screen to resemble a helmet visor (maybe he's a big fan of The Stig. Maybe he IS The Stig!!!) in the manner of the 1984 288 GTO, so Ferrari's Styling Centre got the crayons out and created new bodywork with a blacked-out windscreen pillar and a far more aggressive rear pillar and roofline.

There are new lights, special alloys and a new rear valance too. In fact, almost all of the body has been re-worked and hand-made in aluminium. Ferrari even shifted the radiators around to make sure that the bodywork was skin-tight and to allow for new side intakes.

Inside, there's 'Cioccolato' leather with white stitching, an uprated sound system and on the outside there's Bianco Italia paint with Italian flag decals.

Whoever this guy is, he's a lucky bugger...

Neil Briscoe - 31 May 2016

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