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The raciest piano ever made

By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Posted: 6 am ET

Ferrari cars are synonymous with speed, but pianos, especially grands, tend to be considered somewhat slower. That has all changed with the introduction of The Grand Rossa piano by ResInno Piano Innovation and Design. Designer Justin Elliott has created a piano design inspired by the 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa, which not only looks unique, it improves the piano's tonal quality.

The Grand Rossa features sleek curves that form semi-helixes on the front legs and a prolonged arch that stems from the tail leg, which appears to flow through the piano. It also comes with a musician bench with a hand-stitched diamond pattern to match the Ferrari's interior, as well as a two-tone lid prop, custom-design rubber casters and a matching music rack. Everything is painted the classic Ferrari red, called Rossa Corsa.

The Grand Rossa is currently on display at Ferrari of Tampa Bay.

Tara Baukus Mello writes the cars blog as well as the weekly Driving for Dollars column, providing both practical financial advice for consumers as well as insight into the latest developments in the automotive world. Follow her on Facebook here or on Twitter @SheDrives.

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