Ferrari will release its first crossoverJanuary 17, 2018
The company Ferrari confirmed the development of its first ever crossover. This at the motor show in Detroit said the head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sergio Marchionne, reports Auto Express. According to the top manager, the premiere of the SUV is to be held in 2019. He stressed that it would be the fastest car in its class.
“It will look like a Ferrari SUV should look like. In this case, he will ride as a Ferrari, “- said Marchionne.
Most likely, the car will be released in a limited edition. In the company of the car is attributed to the newly invented class FUV (Ferrari Utility Vehicle). The novelty can become a part of the new five-year plan of the concern, which implies a significant increase in sales of brand cars.
The main competitor of the crossover from Ferrari will be Lamborghini Urus. In this case, the main market for the new machine should be China.
According to unofficial data, the basis of the “family” car will be the aluminum architecture of the model, which will replace the supercar GTC4 Lusso (formerly called FF). In her, the crossover will also borrow the all-wheel drive system. He will also receive rear-facing rear doors that open against the direction of travel, which will allow to abandon the central pillars, as well as to facilitate the landing and disembarkation of passengers in the rear row.
Earlier it was reported that the crossover will not use the atmospheric V12 engine from the current GTC4 Lusso. Most likely, the production car will be offered with a turbo V8 or with a hybrid powerplant.