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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:2012
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Pininfarina
Source:Company press release
Last updated:May 30, 2012
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Click here to download printer friendly versionFor a Ferrari enthusiast and great musician like Eric Clapton a one-off car just had to be produced.

Exclusively in the Ferrari Magazine the great English musician talks about his passion for Ferrari and his one-off model.

Designed by the Centro Stile Ferrari in collaboration with Pininfarina and the engineers from Maranello, the SP12 EC was created as homage to Clapton's career and his long lasting experience as a Ferrari owner.

The world-famous guitar player has been attached to one particular Ferrari model: the 512 BB, of which he has owned three over the years. So his desire was to drive a car inspired by this model, with influences from the multi-award winning 458 Italia. Exclusively in the latest issue of the Ferrari Official Magazine Eric Clapton talks about his passion and how the idea of a one-off car was born.

Meticulous attention in terms of style and technology was paid to the proportions and architecture of the SP12 EC - which is part of Ferrari's One-Off Programme - making this exceptional car even more significant. Just like music is created, applying the right notes in the right places to build a musical score, so was the creative process behind the SP12 EC.

For Eric Clapton, following the project through from what was, essentially, a blank canvas, was "one of the most satisfying things I've ever done." Unique and irreproducible like the final car.

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