Ferrari Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo idea is a V-6 single-seater


Ferrari is the newest in a protracted line of automakers to disclose an idea for the “Gran Turismo” online game collection.

The idea is a part of the Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo collection, the problem put ahead to automobile design groups all over the world final decade by Kazunori Yamauchi, the creator of Gran Turismo. His problem was for design groups to give you the final word grand tourer. Whereas a lot of the ensuing ideas have been too wild for manufacturing, some have influenced the designs of production-bound fashions.

The Ferrari Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo idea is unlikely to make it into manufacturing, not less than in its present single-seater format. The automobile does share some options, significantly on the rear, with Ferrari’s new 499P LMH race automobile. There’s additionally no lacking the connection to the Pininfarina-styled Ferrari Modulo idea unveiled on the 1970 Geneva auto present.

Whereas the design is perhaps too wild for manufacturing, the mechanical package deal is one thing we might probably see in a future top-end Ferrari, like a road-going model of Ferrari’s 499P. Energy within the Imaginative and prescient GT comes from a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 associated to the engine within the 499P and 296 GTB.

Nonetheless, with no laws to fret about, the engine’s efficiency has been dialed as much as 1,016 hp—achieved at a lofty 9,000 rpm. A trio of electrical motors add an extra 321 hp, bringing the automobile’s mixed output to 1,337 hp. The motors are break up two on the entrance axle and one on the rear working together with the mid-mounted V-6. These two rear powerplants alone ship 811 lb-ft, which the automobile places to the bottom with assist from a complicated suspension setup, Ferrari mentioned.

Due to carbon-fiber building and a scarcity of creature comforts, the Imaginative and prescient GT, if constructed, would tip the scales at simply 2,756 kilos. Mix this with the 1,337 hp output, and Ferrari estimates you will have a automobile able to hitting 60 mph in below two seconds, 100 mph in below 5 seconds, and reaching a prime velocity in extra of 217 mph. A lap time of Ferrari’s Fiorano check observe is estimated at lower than 1:10, which implies it will be nearing instances set by Ferrari’s Components 1 race vehicles.

Ferrari unveiled its Imaginative and prescient GT idea on Sunday through the Gran Turismo World Finals in Monte-Carlo. The reveal marked 75 years since Ferrari launched its first race automobile, the 125 S.

Whereas Ferrari has no plans to place the idea into manufacturing, a full-scale mannequin will probably be current on the Ferrari Museum in Maranello from Dec. 15 to Mar. 23.


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