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General data  
Year/s of production 2006                     
Presentation Concorso d‘Eleganza Villa d‘Este -Cernobbio/Italy – 22 and 23 April 2006
VIN 145746
Number produced 1
Design Pininfarina
Manufactured by Pininfarina
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis F 137 – All-aluminium space frame chassis and bodywork construction
Length 4902 mm
Width 1957 mm
Height 1344 mm
Wheelbase 2950 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, electronically controlled aluminium gas dampers – Skyhook-system, anti-roll bar, adaptive set-up
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, double a-arms, coil springs electronically controlled aluminium gas dampers – Skyhook-system, anti-roll bar, adaptive set-up
Front track 1688 mm
Rear track 1641 mm
Front tyres 8,5 x 18 in., Speedline monolithic magnesium alloy wheels – 5 spokes design
Tyres: 245/45 ZR 18
Rear tyres 10,5 x 19 in., Speedline monolithic magnesium alloy wheels – 5 spokes design
Tyres: 285/40 ZR 19      
Front brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled disc brakes, 345 mm, Bosch ABS
Rear brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled disc brakes, 330 mm, Bosch ASR
Weight Approx. 1840 kg
Weight distribution f/r   46% / 54 %
Body material Aluminium
Body type Berlinetta – 2+2 seats
   
Engine  
Type F 133F – mid-front layout with the engine mounted behind the front axle, and the gearbox and differential in unit at the rear
Number of cylinders V12 Zyl. – 65°
Displacement 5748 ccm
Bore and stroke 89 x 77 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Compression ratio 11,2:1
Ignition Bosch Motronic ME7
Lubrication Dry sump lubrication, additional oil cooler, approx. 10 litres oil
Maximum power 540 hp – 7.250 rpm, max. 7.600 rpm
Maximum torque 589 Nm – 5.250 rpm
Fuel management Bosch Motronic M 5.2
Engine weight 230 kg
Gearbox The six-speed automatic gearbox with electro-hydraulic set-up, known as the F1A, designed to marry fast manual gear shifting with comfortable automatic use.
CST stability and traction control system
Weight F1A gearbox: 106 kg
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 315 km/h

 

FERRARI 612 SCAGLIETTI “K” BY PININFARINA
Copyright: Pininfarina

Presentation of a special version of the Scaglietti constructed by Pininfarina for an American customer.The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti “K” constructed by Pininfarina for the American collector Peter S. Kalikow, President of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York, made its debut at the Concours d’Elégance at Villa d’Este in April.“The customer – explains Paolo Garella, head of the Special Projects Division responsible for the project – asked us to design, engineer and construct a version of the 612 Scaglietti able to accentuate the lines of the vehicle, developing these according to a styling process able to highlight its elegance and exclusive nature.” Kalikow’s initial briefing was very simple: a new body with such subtle differences from the original as to be recognizable at first glance by only 10% of Ferrari connoisseurs.The customer visited Cambiano several times to follow up development of the styling, selecting product contents and participating in choosing the materials and colours.
“This project – declares Andrea Pininfarina – stresses and reinforces our decision to offer selected customers a unique opportunity: customised design, engineering and construction of their car.
The style, quality, characteristics and extremely limited number of these projects make them “cult” objects, a source of unrepeatable emotions for their owners”.
At Villa d’Este, Pininfarina was also showcasing the Maserati Birdcage 75th, while the Chevrolet Corvette Rondine was on show for a day at Villa Erba. P.S. Kalikow’s special car at Pebble Beach
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For its American customer, Pininfarina has penned a unique Ferrari pre-viewed at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elégance.Following on the success scored at its world debut at the last Villa d’Este Concours d’Elégance, the fantastic Ferrari 612 Scaglietti “K” by Pininfarina built for Peter S. Kalikow has finally been unveiled before the American public.The customer specifically asked Pininfarina to design, engineer and produce a special version of the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti able to accentuate the lines of the vehicle, developing this according to a styling process able to highlight its elegance and exclusive nature.Kalikow’s initial brief was very simple and clear: a vehicle with a new body with such subtle, hidden differences from the original as to be recognizable at first glance by only 10% of Ferrari connoisseurs. A brief that was gradually developed and refined so as to construct a vehicle tailored to the requirements of the customer who personally followed up development of the styling, selecting product contents and participating in choosing the materials and colours.The vehicle that has been designed is a real “one-off” job which, at the same time, offers the owner everything he considers essential, comfortable and important in daily use.An elegant but frills-free car reflecting Pininfarina’s unequalled style and tradition. Major contents include: the front grille, reminiscent of those of vehicles designed in the Fifties and Sixties; the liquid crystal and photovoltaic cell transparent roof (Isoclima technology); the large air outlet on the front bumper that stems from the volumes of the side; the fins that wrap round the rear window as in the company’s most beautiful designs; the rear lighting clusters that recall the Enzo.The interior has been modified as desired by customer so as to incorporate all those minor amenities that make the driver feel he is immersed in an environment designed and constructed exclusively for him right down to the smallest details.“We are particularly proud – comments Paolo Garella, Head of the Special Projects Division – that we have succeeded perfectly in interpreting the demands of a great collector”.“His compliments and evident satisfaction – concluded Andrea Pininfarina, Chairman and CEO Pininfarina Group – are the best reward for our entire team who participated in the project”. 

THREE QUESTIONS FOR PETER S. KALIKOW
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Why Pininfarina for your special car?
For as long as I can remember, Pininfarina has been designing coach work for Ferrari. The part of this business that always intrigued me was the special one off models done for auto-shows and special customers. As a Ferrari fan for 48 years, and a customer for 39 years, I was thrilled to have the opportunity of being one of those people to have a special Ferrari designed and constructed by Pininfarina.

Could you explain your personal involvement during the main phases of the Project?
When I received my first 612 my opinion was that this was one of the finest, if not “the finest” road car ever constructed by Ferrari. The more I drove it the more I was drawn to this conclusion. There were some details in the style, however, that I thought could be slightly improved upon. I was able to discuss this with Pininfarina, which was wonderful at carrying out my wishes. I made a few trips to Cambiano, but mainly we dealt through e-mail. It was kind of nice knowing that Pininfarina cared about my wishes enough to constantly seek my input was very gratifying.

Do you recommend Pininfarina to another enthusiast of the cars like you?
I would say that Pininfarina’s Special Projects Division, which handled the construction of my 612, was populated by some of the finest automotive engineers, stylists and technicians that I have ever come across. Everything was done in a first class manner, with detailed drawings that left no doubt that my wishes would be transformed to aluminum glass and leather. Anyone that  wants to enjoy the fullest extent of Ferrari ownership could do no better than having Pininfarina construct a special car for them.

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