• Jan 17, 2011
Glickenhaus Ferrari P4/5 Competizione – Click above for high-res image gallery

Jim Glickenhaus and his team have given their stunning Ferrari P4/5 Competizione its first taste of track time with a short sprint around a closed course. According to Glickenhaus, the run went better than expected with the one-off Ferrari interpretation staying light on its feet and easy to fling. Despite testing on a relatively short track, the driver was able to ratchet the car up to third gear before having to call it quits.

As you may recall, the Ferrari P4/5 Competitizione is hewn from carbon fiber and borrows pieces from the similarly sinister Ferrari F430. The last time we saw the car, Glickenhaus and his team were putting the finishing touches on the vehicle for its first shake down.

The Glickenhaus Ferrari P4/5 Competizione is set to wage war against the rest of the fighters at this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring. That means that this beast will square off against the likes of the Porsche 918 RSR and a host of other high-power creations. We can't wait.



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      • 3 Years Ago
      Pure "Racer - X" absolutely stunning and evil...a good evil. Hope it does well!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks like a REAL FERRARI ...like the old ones :) mabye Enzo can be happy about this one
      • 3 Years Ago
      I can't wait to see this years race! New Audi's, update Peugot's, Porsche 918RSR, and now this rare beast. This will be an epic year!
      • 3 Years Ago
      jet engines at the back ;)
      • 3 Years Ago
      why not base it of the 458? Maybe the 458 came too late in the development of the p4/5.
        • 3 Years Ago
        I was wondering the exact same thing.
      • 3 Years Ago
      This car is really hot!!! Love it!!
      Carlos
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks slow
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Carlos
        Just like you, idiot.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Carlos
        also like you.
        Carlos
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Carlos
        Wow no one has a sense of humor on this website
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hope they just clear coat the carbon.
        • 3 Years Ago
        It will run its first race naked, but it was the plan to ultimately wrap it in Rossa Corsa vinyl with small white and blue race strip down the center. It's lighter than paint, and can be changed quickly if damaged or if sponsorship changes. On FerrariChat Jim mentioned that he liked seeing the finished car in raw form that he was going to consider it. If so then I'm sure they will coat it.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I love Ferraris but really want a Ford in this...there was no mention of one. Maybe an interpretation of the original GT-40? Did I miss it?
        • 3 Years Ago
        The Nurburgring 24 isn't a race for modernized classics...
      • 3 Years Ago
      Dear God that thing looks like pure evil. I just want hear it sing!!!!
        • 3 Years Ago
        to** hear it sing

        (I was a little excited)
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hot.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Not. Of course, ugly is as ugly does....this fugly duckling has gonzo aerodynamics. It's just not very pretty.
        Back to my '59 Testarossa....
        • 3 Years Ago
        best looking ferrari in recent memory
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