Ferrari P80/C design process

Flavio Manzoni on the One-Off Ferrari P80/C

Ferrari’s Special Projects team hasn’t been short of work. Since the unveiling of Eric Clapton’s 458 Italia-based SP12 EC, there have been numerous requests from customers wanting their own bespoke creations. Ferrari has been all too happy to oblige. The latest is called the P80/C, which has been in development since 2015 and will be owned by a gentleman known only through initials: TK. Apparently, he lives in Hong Kong.

The Ferrari P80/C is a track-only supercar that takes design inspiration from the iconic 330 P3/P4 as well as the Dino and the 250 LM berlinettas. The exterior design is entirely unique, fitting of a one-off Ferrari Special Projects offering. And while the P80/C draws its interior directly from the 488 (adding more track-focused race-oriented seats, steering wheel and switchgear) its chassis is based on the 488 GT3, which gives it a longer wheelbase.

Watch Flavio Manzoni explain the design process of the Ferrari P80/C in the video above. And if you want to hear/see the other key players responsible for its creation, I’ve also included the entire (and brilliant) documentary by Blackbird Automotive below.


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