Want to show the world you’re so rich a ‘regular’ Ferrari 458 Speciale just won’t do? Commission the boys at Maranello to create a one-off just for you – that’s what one wealthy British customer has done.
Designed by Ferrari’s in-house styling team, the 458 MM Speciale features a ‘visor’ effect for the windscreen and a number of nods to the firm’s heritage. These include a black-painted A-pillar in the style of the 1984 Ferrari GTO and Italian flag livery.
The bodywork is all new, says Ferrari, handcrafted in aluminium with composite carbonfibre bumpers front and rear. Its radiators are more upright and closer together than those on the regular 458 Speciale, meaning side intakes have been designed to allow direct cooling of the engine bay.
To finish off the bespoke look, the 458 MM Speciale sits on unique alloy wheels, while cockpit upgrades include a better sound system and Cioccolato leather upholstery with white stitching.
The Ferrari, pictured here during its first shakedown on the legendary Fiorano test track, is powered by the same mid-mounted, naturally-aspirated 4.5-litre V8 engine as the Speciale, producing 605hp and zero to 62mph in 3.0 seconds flat.
Prices for the one-off have not been (and probably will never be) revealed, but it’s safe to say it’ll be sufficiently more than the regular £208,000 for the outgoing 458 Speciale.