Pagani Huayra Pearl Is Bite-the-Back-of-Your-Hand Beautiful

Pagani Automobili was founded in 1992 out of ambition. That ambition is to make the most breathtaking cars in the world. Before founding Pagani, Horacio worked on Lamborghini projects such as the Countach Evoluzione, the LM002, the P140 concept, and the Diablo. Nowadays, Horacio Pagani is busy building four-wheeled exotica such as the car you can admire in the photograph above.
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Dubbed the Pagani Huayra Pearl, this is a one-off made for a customer of Refined Marques. The latter is a company that “takes great pride in providing the highest levels of personal and professional service in sourcing, supplying and purchasing the world’s most exotic, luxury cars available today.” The question is, what makes this Huayra more special than the regular car or a Huayra BC?

Horacio describes his latest creation as something that sets new standards in terms of custom build. For the very first example of a custom made Huayra, I believe that Pagani has made a damn fine job. Think of it as a suit that’s been tailored specifically for its wearer. The blue-tinted carbon fiber body shell is fine and all, as are the clear coat carbon fiber aerodynamic bits and bobs, but the magic of this Huayra lies within the fine details. And the roof scoop. And rear wing.

Pardon me if I’m wrong, but I believe this is the first time Pagani bestowed a roof scoop upon the Huayra. Furthermore, the split rear wing is a nod to the Zonda C12 S. The front lip also appears to have been inspired by that of the Pacheto Tempesta retrofit track package. All said, the exterior makeover is a ten out of ten.

But then again, beauty isn't about having a pretty face. The Huayra Pearl also benefits from an improved chassis, something that translates into a better driving experience. The interior is a work of art on its own, especially if you take your time analyzing every little handmade detail. Forgive my James May-esque opinion, but even the seat stitching looks as if Michelangelo’s Angel statue had sewn it.

Pricing hasn’t been disclosed, but bear in mind that it took Pagani a year to finish the development and construction of the Huayra Pearl. More to the point, it shouldn’t be surprising if Refined Marques paid more money on the Huayra Pearl than the $2.55 million Pagani asks for a Huayra BC.

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About the author: Mircea Panait
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After a 1:43 scale model of a Ferrari 250 GTO sparked Mircea's interest for cars when he was a kid, an early internship at Top Gear sealed his career path. He's most interested in muscle cars and American trucks, but he takes a passing interest in quirky kei cars as well.
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