Have you ever seen a Ferrari like this before?
August 26, 2014
Normally, there are more than enough reasons to visit The Berkeley hotel in London's high-end Knightsbridge district. It is one of the city's oldest institutions; home to a two Michelin starred Marcus Wareing restaurant; the award-winning rooftop pool; its numerous luxury suites including the 3,250 sq ft Opus; and it's location on the edge of Hyde Park, walking distance from Harrods and Harvey Nichols.
But right now there's a reason to visit that puts those attractions in the shade - the only Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio concept car in the world is sitting proudly in the hotel.
Unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the Italian company has produced the gorgeous supercar in honour of Sergio Pininfarina, a renowned automobile designer who helped create some of Ferrari's most iconic models including the 360, the 328 and the F40.
Based on the 458 Italia, the Pininfarina Sergio packs a 4.5 litre V8 engine, with 570 horsepower taking the car from 0-100 km/h in 3.4 seconds, with a top speed of 320 km/h.
Why The Berkeley, you might ask. Well the hotel is already home to a Ferrari Atelier - the only standalone atelier in the world in fact. The car is nestled in the 'personalisation room' which was modelled on the original atelier at Ferrari's Maranello factory. So consider it a home away from home.
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Details: visit the-berkeley.co.uk