Designed by Pininfarina, this new limited-edition berlinetta is derived from the 575M Maranello.
The Ferrari Superamerica is also the first production car to adopt the Fioravanti-patented rotating roof concept that allows it to drop its top in just 10 seconds flat, in combination with electrochromic technology developed exclusively for glass surfaces of these dimensions, with Saint Gobain.
Derived from the 575M Maranello, the Superamerica is available with either an F1-style or manual gearbox. Its big 12-cylinder engine has been boosted to deliver 540 hp too. The new car can also be fitted with the GTC Handling package which offers Ferrari’s very latest high-tech features including carbon ceramic brakes.
The Superamerica’s unusual electric roof has been dubbed Revocromico to highlight the unique combination of its rearward rotation movement and electrochromic technology. It has a carbon-fibre structure and the boot capacity remains unchanged whether the roof is open or closed too. The glass rear window also acts as a highly effective wind deflector when the roof is open.
The use of electrochromic glass means that the driver can completely control the level of light entering the cockpit. There are five tint levels available and the glass can go from dark to light in under a minute, at the touch of a button.