Meet Jay Kay’s one-off Ferrari
Jamiroquai front man talks us through his Vignale shooting brake
Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Question: what would you cut off to design your very own Ferrari? Answer: both of them.
That's exactly what Luigi Chinetti Jr, son of a famous East Coast Ferrari importer and racer, did in 1968. Design his own Ferrari, that is, not, y'know...
He commissioned the eponymous owner of Vignale coachworks, Fredo Vignale, to fit a 330 GT with shooting brake bodywork. Which he dutifully did, creating this - his last Ferrari design before his death.
Fast forward 43 years and Jamiroquai front man and thorough petrosexual, Jay Kay, learned that it'd come up for sale. He bought it immediately, drove it around a bit and, this year, decided that he'll show it off at the Salon Prive concourse d'elegance in September.
In the run-up to the event, we caught up with him to find out a bit more about this really quite mad car...