Born to celebrate the Pininfarina 70 years of activity, "rossa", "Concept Car of the Year" 2000, is a two-seater Spider with Ferrari mechanical components, a perfect foundation on which to link with an imaginary thread the past to the future, while interpreting and evolving several of the more powerful themes of the long collaboration between Ferrari and Pininfarina.
The two-seater spider is build on the platform of a Ferrari 550 Maranello. It is not only a study in design but a tribute to the competition spiders of the 1950’s. It is a glimps into the future of what a front-engined two-seater open sports car might look like in the future. Many of the modern Ferrari’s use various styling cues courtesy of the Rossa such as the Enzo and F430 having similar rear lights.
The Rossa it is powered by a 5.5 liter V12 from the Ferrari 550 Maranello. It delivers 485 hp at 7000 rpm and 419 lbs-ft at 4500 rpm. It has a top speed of 184 mph.