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A rare, bespoke 612 Scaglietti 'One-to-One' in immaculate condition Finished in the striking colour combination of Rosso Mugello with a Cuoio interior Impressive specification including the desirable HGT2 pack and showing just over 24,000 miles Offered at an attractive guide price, this is a true aficionado's car with real appreciation potential The 612 Scaglietti was the replacement for the 456 and is larger and more spacious with serious presence, but still displays the deftness of touch of the legendary House of Pininfarina. As a mark of respect for their decades-long working relationship, Ferrari named the 612 after the legendary Sergio Scaglietti, whose famous design house 'Carrozzeria Scaglietti' was responsible for the look of some of the most stunning coachbuilt Ferraris in the fifties and sixties. The design of the 612 is said to have been inspired by the 1954 Rossellini-Bergman custom 375MM, which was commissioned by film director Roberto Rossellini for his lovely wife, the actress Ingrid Bergman. The model features deep side scallops and large headlights together with a long, sleek silhouette and the result is an imposing, unusual looking car, projecting dynamism and power. This sporty front-engined rear-wheel drive Berlinetta is a paradox Ferrari, being an energetic car to drive, yet also having four full seats for passengers, making it suitable for longer journeys and city use too. A genuine departure from previous GT models, the 612 Scaglietti's transaxle transmission sees the rear-mounted, 6 speed, F1 gearbox working with the limited-slip differential in a shared function and this, combined with the first-ever all-aluminium body in a 12-cylinder Ferrari, makes for fantastic dynamics as well as improved comfort and safety. The second generation of the 612 was launched in 2008, featuring a number of revisions, and concurrently Ferrari introduced their “One-to-One Personalisation Program”. Aimed at customers who wanted something just that bit more 'special', buyers could fly to the factory in Italy and with the personal assistance of Ferrari’s Atelier, create a bespoke 612. The One to One cars also featured Ferrari’s revised dual-plate clutch superfast transmission (which would be seen two years later in the 599), the remarkable 'Electrochromic' roof, a Mannetino steering wheel, 20” Challenge wheels, Sports exhaust and Carbon Ceramic brakes. The right-hand drive 612 Scaglietti ‘One to One’ offered here, was supplied to its first owner by HR Owen in March 2009 and is finished in striking Rosso Mugello with a Cuoio interior. Since leaving the factory, the car has covered a little over 24,000 miles and details of its impressive service history are detailed here: 02/03/09 Serviced HR Owen 14/12/10 9,554miles. 27/07/11 HR Owen 11,688miles. 16/06/12 HR Owen 13,416 miles. 06/06/13 Carrs Exeter 16,666 miles. 14/05/14 Autoshield Manchester (cambelt service + fitting of HGT2 handling pack) 19,976 miles. 26/11/15 Autoshield Manchester 23,401 miles. 08/03/17 Stratstone Ferrari 23,560 miles. This rare car is fitted with the desirable HGT2 pack (detail listed above) and boasts an impressive specification detailed below: Rosso Mugello paint 20 inch, ball-polished, Challenge wheels Cuoio 'Daytona' leather seats with beige stitching Castoro carpets Rear parking camera F/R parking sensors Yellow rev counter Black brake callipers Bose multi-media system inc sat nav and Bluetooth Full electric heated seats Carbon-Ceramic brakes Glass panoramic roof Full book pack in Schedoni wallet, Maglite torch, tyre inflator, battery conditioner, indoor car cover. Believed one of 20 RHD 'O-T-O' cars. Prior to our auction in May, the vendor informs us that Stratstone will service the car and it will be supplied with a fresh MOT. Four seat Ferraris have traditionally been somewhat overlooked as collector's cars, however, this 612 Scaglietti has all the makings of a future classic, an eclectic and historically influenced design, paired with innovative technology and modern elements. Offered at an attractive guide price, this is a true afficianado's car with real appreciation potential.