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Pics of wooden model Ferrari hit internet
Is this the
successor to the Ferrari 599? This image, leaked onto the internet by renegade
blog site goptear.com, apparently shows a 100 PER CENT ACCURATE wooden model of
Ferrari’s next-generation V12 supercar.
The grainy cameraphone photo reveals an evolution of Ferrari’s organic design
language, with a strong, curved bonnet and distinctive ‘hoop’ on the rear deck.
Experts believe that the model’s sleek lines could contribute to radically low
drag coefficient, and the ability to roll right from one end of the kitchen
table to the other from just a single push.
Ferrari also appears to have employed a fenderless, open-wheel design that will
surely require modification to pass European safety tests, while the
high-profile tyres are said to improve ride quality and lessen the possibility
of a child suffering a nasty bruise if the car falls off the toy cupboard onto
Though the 599’s successor is not due to be officially revealed until
Wednesday, industry insiders have confirmed that Top Gear’s leaked photo is an
accurate portrayal of the 700bhp super-GT.
confident that this is almost exactly what the next 599 might possibly maybe
look at bit like,” said our anonymous source. “In any case, it’s definitely
accurate enough for us to draw a bunch of sweeping and spurious conclusions. To
be honest, I can’t see why anyone would want to head to TopGear.com on
Wednesday morning for all the official information and high-quality images of
the new Ferrari itself when they could make do with this…”