Say hello to the one-off Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione

Bespoke model takes the already hard-edged F12 tdf up a notch
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January 04, 2017
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This here is a one-off Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione and no, no matter how much money you’re willing to offer, you cannot have one. This one-off model commissioned by an anonymous buyer for an undisclosed sum of money is a homage to the Ecurie Francorchamps 275GTB racecar. The said car won the GT class at Le Mans in 1965 and its styling details are echoed flagrantly in this limited edition based on the spikey F12 tdf (which, incidentally, you also can’t have because all 799 units have already been sold).
This means the 770-horsepower 6.3-litre V12 is clear and present, and so is the bonkers performance and the insane exhaust note. Zero to 100kph, as you’d expect in a car of this sort, is dispatched in under three seconds, while it gets all the electronic trickery from the ‘standard’ tdf. Most notably the Virtual Short Wheelbase – Ferrari speak for four-wheel steering — which tightens low-speed turn in.

Cosmetically, it gains louvres on the rear quarter-panel behind the window line, while four vents sit aft-of the front wheels. It also boasts a bespoke front-end design and a heavily revised rear bodywork. The new 20inch wheels, meanwhile, round off the new design.

SP 275 RW Competizione also sits wider than the tdf, which should help improve upon the tdf’s stability, making this car less bitey. Presumably.

Power is still delivered to the rear wheels via a seven-speed double clutch gearbox, just as you’d find in the standard F12 Berlinetta, on which this car is essentially based on.