This Mercedes Is One Of The Most Convincing Ferrari California Replicas We’ve Ever Seen

A trained eye can usually detect a doppelganger in a matter of seconds, but you’ll need more than that for this Ferrari California replica.

We don’t know how it looks in person, but from the pictures, we think DNA West Coast did a pretty darn good job in converting a fifth-generation 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 (R320) into a pre-facelift Ferrari California hardtop roadster.

In fact, the only sign we have of this replica’s origins is the interior, as aside from the Ferrari badge on the steering wheel, everything else is just like it came out of Benz’s factory.

The asking price on eBay UK stands at £39,950 (about $59,737 or €55,200). If you’re wondering, the cheapest genuine Ferrari California available on eBay this time is a 2010 example with 67,000 miles and a £89,995 price tag.

In the past, we’ve shown you Ferrari California replicas based on a Nissan 350Z and a Lexus SC430.

Note: the eBay seller said “search for Ferrari California replica on YouTube for video taken by DNA shortly after completion”. We discovered a video of a DNA-made California replica, but we’re not sure if it’s the same car that’s for sale.

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