At the Paris Motor Show in 2000 he debuted outdoor version Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina, built on the base coupe Ferrari 550 Maranello, which was introduced four years earlier. Ferrari 550 S THE Barchetta this roadster, which is generally devoid of the convertible top. In case of rain, the manufacturer has provided a cloth roof, but you must manually install it, and when driving it is not recommended to accelerate faster than 110 km/h. In addition to the missing roof, outwardly Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina drew the attention of the powerful arcs of security, set behind the seats, and the original design wheels. In addition, while preparing to launch into production, the car spent a lot of time in the wind tunnel. Based on the data from there engineers have made in Barchetty design offers a number of changes will reduce the drag of the model to achieve optimal downforce on both axles and to minimize the effect of crosswinds. The maximum speed of the Roadster reaches 300 km/h and its acceleration time from zero to hundreds of 4.4 seconds. There were built 448 copies Barchetty, its price in the secondary market today, ranging from 220,000 to 250,000 dollars. In 2005, on the basis of the upgraded coupe Ferrari 575 M Italians presented a model Ferrari 575 Superamerika with unusual folding glass roof.