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Ferrari limited series convertible will debut at Paris Motor Show

James Raia

Ferrari limited series convertible will debut at Paris Motor Show 1Ferrari has released photos and details of the long-awaited convertible version of the 599 GTB, the 599 SA Aperta, and the limited-series model will debut this week at the Paris Motor Show.

Only 80 of the 12-cylinder, front-engine roadsters will be manufactured. The first models are expected to reach the buyers by the end of the year and all of 80 new offerings have already been sold.

Ferrari limited series convertible will debut at Paris Motor Show 2The images detail a low and sleek-looking roadster that combines modern design with traditional Ferrari styling.

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The new drop top is named in honor of Sergio and Andrea PininFarina, longtime designers of many of Ferrari’s famous sports cars. The 80 models are being produced to mark the 80th anniversary of the celebrated builders.

Ferrari limited series convertible will debut at Paris Motor Show 3

According to a Ferrari release:

“The SA Apera is a true roadster which allows its occupants to enjoy the superlative emotions afforded by our signature front-engine V12 architecture in a completely open-top setting. In fact, it has just a light soft top designed to be resorted to only if the weather gets particularly bad.”

The roadster has a low-profile windscreen and crouches lower to the ground, and has “exceptionally aerodynamic sleekness,” according to the Maranello, Italy, manufacturer.

Article Last Updated: September 28, 2010.

2 thoughts on “Ferrari limited series convertible will debut at Paris Motor Show”

  1. Can you come up with a video review of this Ferrari drop-top, if possible? Apart from all its intuitive features and mighty power, hopefully, this legendary roadster can also handle the wind noise well at high speeds. The turbulence was so annoying on my earlier Ford roadster that I had to install Windblox (an additional wind deflector) to get rid of the turbulence and buffeting.

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