Ferrari has launched the eagerly anticipated Purosangue – a car that promises to change the landscape of high-performance vehicles around the world. Powered by a naturally aspirated V12 engine, it features all the hallmarks of the Cavallino Rampante‘s most powerful sports cars, this time paired with practicality and a raised ride height. The Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico, Pisa, was the spectacular setting for the unveiling of the groundbreaking car that has Ferrari DNA at its core and innovation at its heart. Named Purosangue after the Italian word for “thoroughbred,” the car has been the subject of rumors and speculation for many years about what the Maranello-based company might have up its sleeve.
Now the answer is here, in all its four-wheel drive and front-engine glory, with more power than any other car in the crossover segment. Designed to be as aero-dynamic as possible, the Ferrari Purosangue features a range of innovations: from the latest vehicle dynamics control systems to the world first of Ferrari’s active suspension technology with Multimatic’s True Active Spool Valve (TASV) system. One particularly striking design feature is the rear-hinged passenger doors, which are designed to make it as easy as possible to get in and out of the car without having to make the vehicle taller. Customers will also find the largest trunk ever on a Ferrari, heated front and rear seats, and a high-end Burmester audio system as standard equipment on the Ferrari Purosangue. The performance figures are breathtaking: from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.3 seconds, while the Ferrari Purosangue accelerates from 0 to 200 km/h in an incredible 10.2 seconds.
Ferrari Purosangue combines colossal performance and revolutionary styling
The 6.5-liter V12 engine has been carefully engineered to provide the driver with seemingly endless power under the right foot with the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission and cylinder heads derived from the impressive 812 Competizione. The soundtrack that is created is simply stunning. Sustainability was central to Ferrari’s design of the Ferrari Purosangue: in fact, 85 percent of the starting equipment for the car was sustainably produced. The roof lining is made of recycled polyester, the lush carpet is made of recycled polyamide from fishing nets salvaged from the oceans and reformulated Alcantara®, also derived from recycled polyester.
The interior of the Ferrari Purosangue, on the other hand, is a combination of luxurious materials and a surprising amount of space, with an emphasis on comfort and elegance. With a driver’s cockpit inspired by the SF90 Stradale, the DNA of the Ferrari sports car is still present, while the passenger feels just as involved in the driving experience, as their seat has a dedicated 10.2-inch screen that shows real-time performance data. Handling and performance that are completely unprecedented in a car of this size and shape, combined with Ferrari’s signature iconic GT style – it’s fair to say that the Ferrari Purosangue is a car like no other.
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