Ferrari’s Icona Is Its Most Powerful Road Car Ever
Ever dreamed of becoming a Formula 1 driver?
Ferrari is helping that dream come true—sort of. The Italian sports carmaker has debuted two new limited-edition, open-top racing-style road cars, a single-seater and a two-seater, dubbed the Icona.
The new Monza SP1 and SP2, as they are officially known, were unveiled at Ferrari’s Maranello factory in Italy on Tuesday. The car can reportedly reach 62 mph in under three seconds.
The car, which Ferrari has described as “probably the closest and purest driving experience to Formula 1,” is reportedly the most powerful Ferrari road car ever created, with an 810 horsepower engine.
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Side profile of the SP1 Ferrari hosted a private viewing of the #MonzaSP1 and #MonzaSP2 earlier today. The car is said to be limited (not confirmed) to 200 units, has a full carbon body and aluminum chassis. The car is inspired by the 250 Testarossa, based on the Ferrari 812 SuperFast and appears to be somewhat similar to the F12 TRS. Ferrari displayed a silver/yellow example #SP1with a brown leather interior and a black example with red details #SP2. #Ferrari #Monza #FerrariMonza #SP1#Maranello #Liveupload
The debut of the Icona came at the end of Ferrari’s first capital markets day since the passing of the company’s former CEO, Sergio Marchionne. Other announcements include a plan to launch a larger car—that is definitely not a SUV—called the Purosangue by 2022, at which time Ferrari plans for most of its cars to be hybrid. Ferrari intends to launch 15 new models between 2019 and 2020.