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Ferrari P4/5 Competizione - Click above for an image gallery

Remember Jim Glickenhaus' Ferrari P4/5? Unveiled at Pebble Beach back in 2006, the re-bodied Enzo was designed by Pininfarina to mimic the classic lines of the legendary 1967 Ferrari P4 racecar. With just a single example built, the P4/5 is truly a one-off design. Or so we thought. According to Glickenhaus' statements on the FerrariChat.com forum, he is undergoing preparations to construct a race version that would make its competition debut at the 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race from May 13-16. Currently the plan is merely just that - a plan - and Glickenhaus admits that much has to be done before his vision becomes a reality. "There are a LOT of stars that would have to align for this to happen but it's not impossible," he stated.

The P4/5 Competizione, as it is being called, would be based on an entirely new car and would not be a conversion of the P4/5 road car. Glickenhaus hasn't given specifics about exactly which car would be used as the platform, but he did hint that it will "have a Ferrari chassis/vin#/engine and gearbox." The renderings you see here are merely Photoshopped versions of the road car, but an updated sketch and additional specifications should be coming in the next few weeks.

According to Glickenhaus, the leading factor preventing the proposal from coming to fruition is finding a major sponsor. Our guess is that time might become an issue as well, as eight months is a relatively short time to develop, build, and test a competitive racecar. Still, we wish Glickenhaus the best of luck, and hope to see another one of his dream cars on track in the near future.






[Source: FerrariChat]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      One of the best looking Ferrari's of the past 25 years. Hands down.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I know that first guy that paid a great deal of money to have a one off must be pist right about now lol, if the idea comes to reality i can almost bet there will be countless of kit cars that will soon come from it lol
        • 5 Years Ago


        Level - Jim G is the "first guy" and this is his idea! Why would he be pissed?


        Mr. Black - The P4/5 is not a garage queen.


        I would love to see this work out, good luck!!!
      • 5 Years Ago
      People like Glickenhaus, Alex Roy, anyone who makes their dream to race with the big boys a reality... that really makes my day :).
        • 5 Years Ago
        Exactly. I was afraid that this one-off would be relegated to garagequeen status.

        ...well, it still is, since he's making a new one for racing duty, but still - awesome awesome awesome. I really wanna see this on the track.
      • 5 Years Ago
      "eight months is a relatively short time to develop, build, and test a competitive racecar" I agree, but not so much if they just re-skinned an fxx evo or something like that. I mean, it would be 90% of the way there from the get go.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Pure sex.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I have an errection.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I would to help see this get done,except there is a financial issue.....
      • 5 Years Ago
      that blue ferrari is really sweet looking, I love it!!!