107117812-1663090308312-01_Front34_1a_HR_A4.jpg
EUROPA NEWS

Ferrari unveils Purosangue, a 4-door, V-12-powered sports activities automobile – EAST AUTO NEWS

Ferrari unveils Purosangue, a 4-door, V-12-powered sports activities automobile


Ferrari Purosangue

Supply: Ferrari

Ferrari on Tuesday revealed its new Purosangue, the 75-year-old sports activities automobile maker’s first-ever four-door manufacturing car.

The Purosangue seems to be like an SUV, akin to different luxurious sports activities SUVs from manufacturers like Porsche and Maserati. However regardless of its dimension, form and better stance, the corporate insists that the Purosangue – which implies “thoroughbred” in Italian – is a sports activities automobile, designed from the bottom up as a real Ferrari.

The Purosangue might not have a conventional Ferrari form, however it is going to sound like a Ferrari. The brand new mannequin is powered by a 6.5-liter, 715-horsepower V-12 engine that’s mounted behind the entrance axle, fairly than over it as with most SUVs and crossovers.

Ferrari mentioned the placement of the engine – and of the Purosangue’s transaxle, mounted on the rear – distributes the car’s weight virtually evenly among the many 4 wheels, enhancing its dealing with.

Whereas Ferrari is greatest recognized for its two-seat sports activities automobiles, the corporate has been constructing four-seaters for the reason that early Nineteen Sixties, and all-wheel-drive fashions for the reason that FF coupe was launched in 2011. However even Ferrari admits the Purosangue strikes the storied model into new territory.

Ferrari Purosangue

Supply: Ferrari

The Purosangue will begin at 390,000 euros ($389,000) in Italy, Ferrari mentioned, making it the corporate’s second costliest manufacturing mannequin behind the 440,000-euro SF90 hybrid sports activities automobile.

Deliveries will start within the second quarter of 2023 in Europe, within the third quarter in the USA, and by the top of subsequent 12 months in different world markets, the automaker mentioned.

Regardless of its hefty beginning value, the Purosangue is prone to be widespread with Ferrari’s prosperous purchasers.

Rival Porsche’s two SUVs, the Cayenne and Macan, collectively accounted for about 55% of Porsche’s manufacturing in 2021. However Ferrari will not let the Purosangue get fairly that widespread: The corporate plans to restrict manufacturing of the Purosangue to not more than 20% of its complete annual output, or solely about 3,000 items per 12 months.

Ferrari unveils Purosangue, a 4-door, V-12-powered sports activities automobile – EAST AUTO NEWS
Comments

TOP STORIES

To Top
SELECT LANGUAGE »