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Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale '1966

It could have upset everything at Maranello, but the Commendatore won't want it... The mid-engine is for racing, and again...! On the road, the V12 must be in front… Nevertheless, this Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale, a concept proposed by Pininfarina at the request of Fiat, could have changed things. Story…



She could have upset everything in Maranello, but the Commendatore won't want it… The central engine is for the cWe are in 65 years when most of us were not even tadpoles yet in paternal purses. Nevertheless, Sergio Pininfarina, the son of… his father Battista “Pinin” Farina, offers Enzo a series of concepts. All are based on a core engine architecture. It must be said that for a few months, rumors have been circulating that Sant'Agata Bolognese. But now, in Maranello, it's not the same song... because the one who has to be convinced is the Commendatore, Enzo Ferrari, whose character is far from simple!

For him, things are not complicated… An engine in the rear central position is for racing. There is nothing "logical" about the architecture for a road sports car because, as he constantly repeats, "the horse pulls his cart" and not the other way around. The Commendatore thinks that a mid-engine offers too delicate behavior to entrust the car to an amateur pilot. So for the race, yes, for the road, no! And when Enzo says no, it's no! bear, and again...! On the road, the V12 must be in front… Nevertheless, this Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale, a concept proposed by Pininfarina at the request of Fiat, could have changed things. Story…

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