The beauty and power of Ferrari F50, prices and equipment

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The Ferrari company has developed a good tradition to celebrate the anniversary a new sports car, and its fiftieth anniversary was no exception. In 1995 he was released Ferrari F50, which replaced the legendary F40 – Enzo Ferrari’s latest creation. Ferrari F50 was produced from 1995 to 1997, and was made just 349 cars. The last instance of the model assembled at the factory in Maranello (Italy) in July 1997. As Antonio Ghini (brand manager of Ferrari): “Ferrari – it’s cultural heritage, and in the automotive market of the proposed models Ferrari should be one less than the required demand.” Price Ferrari F50 as of 1995 was 480,000 – 555,000 dollars, but, nevertheless, all the cars have been successfully sold. Moreover, even before they have been manufactured. Buyers laid out money for this “genealogical stallion” only to see his sketches. And not for nothing, F50 was good in the pictures. This is the best creation studio Pininfarina, which is based conceptual model of Mythos. Ferrari F50 – this coupe with rear wheel drive and rigid removable roof, which can be removed for at least 30 minutes, after which the car turns into a roadster. Overall length supercar is 4496 mm, width – 1986, height – 1 120, the value of the wheelbase – 2581, and the ground clearance (clearance) is only 85 mm, which makes it difficult to use the vehicle on public roads. His task was to approximate the feeling of those who feel F1 driver. Here are just a race or Ferrari F50, or its modification F50 GT and did not participate, so as not to be defeated by McLaren F1, which is inferior to the Italian supercar specifications. The body structure of the car resembles the monocoque racing car made of carbon fiber in which box, gearbox and motor are integrated and have them mounted suspension and bodywork. Weight Ferrari F50 has been minimized to 1349 kg. by first used in the road car parts made of light alloy. Ferrari F50 heavier than the planned 975 kg, but the desired driving dynamics have been able to achieve. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h at the Ferrari F50 takes 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 325 km/h. Motor a Ferrari F50 and centrally located, as mentioned, serves as a supporting structure. The front suspension on the Ferrari F50 is the same as in a Formula 1 car, but its elements are arranged along the vehicle, rather than across, to increase the space for the legs of the driver and passenger. F50 spartan interior, too, but a little better than the car F40. When driving at Ferrari F50 in the cabin is such a roar that the installation of seats, protective windscreen, as modern a Ferrari 458 Spider Italia, would not prevent. Ferrari F50 is known for excellent handling, not least thanks to the wheel disks Speedline, made of magnesium alloy, which reduced the unsprung mass. The car is great helm, and a six-speed transmission shift clearly and quickly. But all this can be learned only from the reviews of the owners, because to buy a Ferrari F50 is now impossible.

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