James Glickenhaus buys the Pininfarina Modulo

Concept Cars 4 Oct 2014
James Glickenhaus buys the Pininfarina Modulo

Reknown car collector James Glickenhaus has acquired the legendary Ferrari Modulo, designed at Pininfarina by Paolo Martin in 1970. The dream car will be modified for road use.


Road & Track magazine has revealed that James Glickenhaus sent them a note saying, “Against long odds I’ve gotten Pininfarina to sell me Modulo, which we will awaken and make roadworthy as we did with Dino Competizione.”

Pininfarina Ferrari 512S Modulo

Exclusive: Ferrari Modulo Design Story

Glickenhuas already owns another dream car of the past, the Ferrari Dino Berlinetta Competizione, that like the Modulo was designed by Paolo Martin at Pininfarina. This one-off was also modified for being used on public roads.

The Modulo was originally designed in 1968 by Paolo Martin and was publicly unveiled only two years later, at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show.

Pininfarina Ferrari 512S Modulo

Thanks to the unique design and proportions, it rapidly became very popular and an icon of car design.

Pininfarina Ferrari 512S Modulo

Powered by a 5 liter V12 engine, the Modulo is 4.48 meters long, 2.04 meters wide and has a height of just 0.93 meters.

Image Gallery: Pininfarina Ferrari 512 Modulo

It has been recently on display at the “Dream Cars” exhibition hosted at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta until September 14, 2014.

(Source: Road & Track)

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