Presented at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show, the Ferrari 512 Modulo It was a concept that looked in the foyer of the legendary Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina. Extermadamente low -93.5 cm height- this model drawn by Paolo Martin Using the basis of a Ferrari 512 racing, it is in perfect working order and its new owner, the American millionaire, James Glickenhaus, intends to ratify it so that it can be used by US highways, as it did with another concept Pininfarina previously bought a Ferrari Dino Competizione 1967.
But the relationship of Glickenhaus with Pininfarina goes further: the Italian coachbuilder also performed at the time one P4 / 5 (2006) on the basis of a Ferrari Enzo. Recall that at the time when the 512S Modulo by Paolo Martin was performed proliferated this type of conceptual bodies that have occupied a place in the history of design: they are almost contemporaries of this spectacular model, ALFA ROMEO CARABO, the Stratos Zero and the Lamborghini LP 500. He Ferrari 512 S Modulo rode a V12 engine longitudinal central arrangement and transmitting its power to the rear axle.
Measuring 4.48 meters in length, 2.04 meters wide for a total weight of 900 kilos. distinctive elements was their sliding roof forward to allow entry into, their semicarenadas wheels 24 and rear openings wave that displays the five-liter engine and 550 hp which they are managed by a five-speed manual transmission.