Ferrari LaFerrari successor (F250) spied at Fiorano

Ferrari engineers have been noticed once more with a prototype for what’s regarded as the successor to the LaFerrari, a mannequin that’s code-named the F250 (the LaFerrari was the F150).

The upcoming hypercar would be the newest member in Ferrari’s Particular Collection, which along with the LaFerrari consists of the 288 GTO, F40, F50, and Enzo.

Such fashions are provided to Ferrari’s most loyal clients and sometimes rise considerably in worth over time. The LaFerrari value roughly $1.4 million when new however at this time is buying and selling for thrice that determine on the used market.

The F250 prototypes are closely camouflaged, and the taillights and lots of the physique panels are literally dummy items to cover the ultimate design. The exhaust suggestions are additionally dummy items as the true exhaust suggestions are mounted between the dummy items and hidden by a brief cooling grate.

The automobile already seems decrease and wider than the LaFerrari, and it sports activities clear influences from Ferrari’s Le Mans-winning 499P LMH race automobile. The 499P affect can clearly be seen within the entrance fascia, and do not be shocked if a single mild strip like on the race automobile additionally makes it to the F250. Ferrari most just lately used the motif on its hardcore SF90 XX. The doorways, in the meantime, comply with the standard butterfly-wing design shared with the LaFerrari and its Enzo predecessor.

The primary check mules utilizing a makeshift LaFerrari physique have been noticed as early as 2021, however Ferrari nonetheless has lots of improvement deliberate because the F250 is not anticipated to debut till the second half of 2024. Deliveries ought to comply with within the first half of 2025.

2023 Ferrari 499P LMH race car

2023 Ferrari 499P LMH race automobile

All Ferrari has stated in regards to the automobile is that it will likely be launched by 2026 and be restricted to “far much less” than 5% of the automaker’s whole quantity. Contemplating the corporate constructed 500 LaFerrari coupes, plus an extra 210 LaFerrari Aperta convertibles, we may anticipate round 600 F250s constructed plus an extra 200-250 convertible variations. The larger quantity is important to fulfill Ferrari’s rising buyer base in new markets.

Warning stickers on the prototype verify an electrified powertrain, although it is not clear whether or not the powertrain will use a  V-12 or a smaller unit. There are rumors Ferrari may use a turbocharged V-6 because the powertrain’s internal-combustion element, one thing that is backed up by the V-6-sounding engine of the prototype proven within the video from Automobile Spy Media. This might be an extra hyperlink to the 499P, whose turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 can be associated to the unit in the 296 supercar. The “499” within the race automobile’s title is a reference to the 499 cc displacement of the engine’s particular person cylinders.

Ferrari LaFerrari successor (F250) spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

Ferrari LaFerrari successor (F250) spy pictures – Photograph credit score: Baldauf

Ferrari could even use 499 within the title of the brand new hypercar as yet one more nod to the LMH race automobile. Emblems filed by the automaker embody 499 GTB, 499 GTS, 499 Speciale, and 499P Modificata. That final title has already been used for a observe model of the 499P race automobile.

We’re positive regardless of the brilliant minds at Ferrari dream up for the LaFerrari successor shall be nothing wanting spectacular.

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