Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 : the first of a great series

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At Ferrari, each presentation of a new model is an event, and it is in his exposition of the future product plan to investors, that the prancing horse brand has unveiled its two new crown jewels.

Here is one of inspiration, the Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder of 1955.

Exclusively designed for customers and collectors of the brand, the Monza SP1 and SP2 transport you directly to the middle of the last century ; when the trays reigned supreme in the circuits. Keen observers will immediately have recognized the genes of 166 MM, 750 Monza and 850 Monza. These versions 2018 of these legends of the 50’s are based on the latest sports brand : the 812 Superfast. Under their long hoods, so there are, logically, the V12 810 hp.

The interior is less retro with all those buttons and LCD screens.

Side performance, the 50s are a distant memory. The 0 to 100 km/h is swallowed in 2.9 sec and 0 to 200 km/h in only 7.9 s. by design (no roof nor windshield), Ferrari promises the sensations usually reserved for Formula 1 drivers. Not what however in losing the facial skin in your outings, sports, Ferrari have worked especially hard on the aerodynamics of the cockpit with a management of the flow of air creating a “windscreen” virtual “. Integrated into the shroud above the steering wheel and the dashboard, it diverts part of the flow of air to maintain the comfort of driving.

You want to take a passenger with you ? Go for the Monza SP2.

For the time being, Ferrari has not communicated on the number of copies of products or their prices, but the latter is expected to surpass one million euros. The Monza SP1 and SP2 are the first models of a series called : Icona. A name behind which will be produced special series paying tribute to the sport of racing the most legendary Ferrari. We let you speculate on the next models resurrected : 350 P4 Can-Am 330 P4/5, 250 GTO ?

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