There are many beautiful cars in the world, and then there is the Ferrari 330 P4 that outdoes practically all of them. Combining more curves than Christina Hendricks and the singing voice of Adele, it might just be one of the most aesthetically pleasing cars ever made. In its latest video, Petrolicious takes a look at the sole remaining original P4 in existence and talks to the lucky man who gets to drive it.

Ferrari Corsa instructor Nick Longhi has the enviable task about getting behind the wheel of the V12 racer in this video, and he says it doesn't drive the way you might think. The P4 isn't out to bite drivers who aren't paying attention. Instead, he claims that the car just does everything right and helps the person at the controls be that much better.

Historically, the P4 was Ferrari's attempt in the 1967 season to take on the dominating Ford GT40. The Prancing Horse's major achievement that year was a 1-2-3 finish in the 24 Hours of Daytona, but it couldn't quite beat the Ford at the famous race at Le Mans.

Arguably, the later Ferrari 312PB that Petrolicious highlighted a few weeks ago sounds better, but it's got absolutely nothing on the voluptuously elegant design of the P4. Scroll down to learn about this thoroughbred of a Prancing Horse with some fantastic cinematography.


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      Moreno636
      • 5 Months Ago
      He's bang on about the design of this car. When you think of the perfect design for a race car....its THIS CAR. Its a real life Mach 5...look at those wheels...the size of the tires.
      Lewis
      • 5 Months Ago
      Very beautiful. I still give the nod to the 250 LM as the most beautiful Ferrari. I think it mostly has to do with the Borrani wire wheels. Those were the days, now the cars look like robot cartoons and sound nowhere near this good.
      David Fox
      • 5 Months Ago
      Hands down my ATF racecar. Excellent replica for sale http://www.fantasyjunction.com/cars/1396-Ferrari-330%20P4%20Replica%20by%20Norwood-4.8%20Liter%20V-12%20 I only ask...if you buy it, please remember who tipped you off, track me down and take me for a ride...
      • 5 Months Ago
      The subliminal allure is definitely making a strong presence in every curve on this machine. You cannot dismiss the sexuality and the sensuality oozing out of those front fenders pretending to be a woman's knees as she lays on her back. Great job, Ferrari!
      Dwight Bynum Jr.
      • 5 Months Ago
      I'm certain I'll get downvoted for this, but I'm not one to ignore the facts. As "beautiful" as this car is (and I'm not saying it isn't) it is NOT an "ideal" aerodynamic machine in the least. If it were, cars today would still be shaped like this, and not how the wind tunnel dictates them to be. Yes, it's a great looking machine, but all those modern cars that turn all those impressive numbers that you all drool over wouldn't be quite as impressive if they were shaped like this. Period. Unless your name is James Glickenhaus, it ain't happening.
      Jaybird248
      • 5 Months Ago
      Just beautiful. Why can't today's sports racing cars look like this? Why do they have to be angular and buglike? Can't carbon fiber be curved into such shapes?