Pininfarina Sergio is a thought auto initially showed up in the midst of the 83rd Geneva Motor Show (5–17 March 2013) and is a tribute to Sergio Pininfarina, who kicked the can July 3, 2012, at 85 years of age years. The Sergio is a custom roadster in style that Pininfarina used as a part of the arranging of the Ferrari 458 Spider, whereupon the Sergio thought accordingly is based mechanically.
One advancement contains floats and a streamlined headrest annexed to the roll limit rather than the body of the seats, ending up being just about segments of the outside more than within. Despite adding to the lines, this course of action in like manner goes about as a fairing of the heads in the back. Prior to the passage board, in a touch of opening of the channel, are housed the two defensive tops. Made on a specific arrangement of Pininfarina as a group with Newmax, defensive tops of the Sergio are tweaked with the shade of the outside auto.
The Pininfarina Style Center has changed the first auto, a Ferrari 458 Spider, into this roadster auto with estimations and tests in the wind entry of Grugliasco to progress streamlined execution. In particular, new bodywork has been recognized, full carbon, with a weight assets of about 10% in association with the bodywork remarkable aluminum, all to the formal of expanding rate and recovery. Appeared differently in relation to the first auto, then, have been joined into light compound wheel edges monodado by 21 ‘, with specific arrangement, and an inside point got from Ferrari 458 Challenge. The ideal configuration have allowed us to finish also interesting results, starting with the generation of a virtual windshield. The transfer of the windshield would, for sure, the section of a surge of vaporous strain growing with the speed on the pioneer of the driver and the voyager. The masters and organizers at Pininfarina have formed, produced and attempted an airfoil put alive and well of the cap, which makes a twofold redirection of the surge of air entering the explorer compartment. The fundamental deviation is delivered utilizing the wing itself, the second from the air that enlivens the channel made between the airfoil and the looking at condition of the adornment in the capacity compartment. The result is that, due to the virtual windshield, the air goes over the pioneers of the driver and the explorer, tremendously growing the comfort. This effect furthermore adds to manufacture the streamlined downforce on the front center point of the auto. The virtual windscreen is starting now feasible from 50 km/h.
The loss of streamlined weight on the front turn, due to the transfer of the windscreen, has been recovered from a wing implanted in the front watchman. The wing is found out in the structure and estimations, for instance, to give the required weight at the diverse paces and, meanwhile, allow a right stream of air to the radiators of the cooling system, the front seats, in a central position. To improve the security of the occupants was made a move bar which has been associated an adjusted spoiler that grows the downforce on the back turn. The special attention goes so far as the rearview mirror, center, whose structure has been productively streamlined to unite up with the wind current of the virtual windshield. The air confirmation of the engine is coordinated from the air directs in the two sides. The air vents at the base of the roll bar going on the cooling air to the oil coolers. The torsional immovability more unmistakable than that of the 8-legged creature of origination, due to the reducing in the measure of the portals, and with a diminishment of the total mass of around 150 kg appeared differently in relation to the bug. This impacts dealing with and accelerating, the estimation of the 0–100 km/h they gage to fall underneath 3.4 seconds.
The outside of the Sergio is truly a pearl. As a rule, it’s a clear diagram that hopes to make an arrival to the 60s and 70s, with a two-tone shading plot that joins the front and posterior into an expression that is exact and streamlined. Considering the 458 stage, the first styling signs are most clear in the back, while a lack of swoops and wings can be found on the front scarf and flanks.
Isolating the solid red sheet metal, we see matte dim experiencing the front splitter, side skirts, up behind the doors, and into the back diffuser, notwithstanding broad zones on top of the nose and bring engine spread topping off in for the non-existent housetop line. It’s pretty, furthermore utilitarian, as Ferrari cases that the roll bar organizes air affirmations for handle and gearbox oil cooling, additionally all the downforce made from the essential wing arranges that stay set up. The wheels are custom Sergio-specific pieces, painted gold with a gem complete on this particular UAE-bound cycle.
The cabin is moreover changed, with dim calfskin upholstery parity by red sewing, notwithstanding Alcantara seat implants and heaps of carbon fiber. Past the modified tones and a Sergio nameplate adjusted to the voyager side dash, whatever is left of within is essentially exactly what can be found on a general 458, with particularly fortified seats, far reaching discovers to pick between driving modes, a F1 – energized coordinating wheel, and considerable paddle shifters.
We would have gotten a kick out of the opportunity to see to some degree all the more redesigning inside to arrange the outside changes, yet that doesn’t mean the hotel is not precisely surprising. The stock 458 inside is wonderful, and that quality transporters over to the Sergio.
|body type||2 seater roadster|
|number of doors||2|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||1280 kg||2822 lb|
|engine type||naturally aspirated petrol|
|cylinders||V 8 in 90° vee|
(274.546 cu in)
|bore × stroke||94 × 81 mm
3.7 × 3.19 in
|double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
|maximum power output||570 PS (562 bhp) (419 kW)
at 9000 rpm
|specific output||124.9 bhp/litre
2.05 bhp/cu in
|maximum torque||540 Nm (398 ft·lb) (55.1 kgm)
at 6000 rpm
|specific torque||120.03 Nm/litre
|fuel system||direct petrol injection|
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||1508.3 kPa (218.8 psi)|
|unitary capacity||562.38 cc|
|acceleration 0-100km/h||3.4 s|
|maximum speed||320 km/h (199 mph)|
|power-to-weight ratio||445.17 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||3.05 kg/kW
|drive wheels||rear wheel drive|
|gearbox||7 speed manual|
Ferrari Sergio 2013 Design Interior Exterior