Only 448 of these open-top Ferrari 550s were ever made.
All Ferraris are highly collectible automotive masterpieces regardless of what era you’re into, and this rare 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina is a perfect example of that. Introduced in 2001 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pininfarina, the Ferrari 550 Barchetta was a rare roadster with only 448 units being built, and this one that will be up for grabs during RM Sotheby’s Online Only: Driving into Summer auction is the 375th example built.
The 550 Barchetta Pininfarina was developed as a roadster version of the 550 Maranello coupe, and it continued the legacy of front-engine, V12 Ferraris with a 5.5-liter V12 mounted under the hood. Similar to past Ferrari Barchetta models, the 550 was only equipped with a rudimentary soft top to be used sparingly in the case of a sudden rain