It seems the rumors have been true, and Ferrari has simply revealed its newest in its particular “Icona” line of supercars. It is referred to as the Ferrari Daytona SP3, and it takes its identify from the 1967 24 Hours of Daytona through which three of the model’s race vehicles completed 1-2-3. And it takes its fundamental design and structure from equally classic mid-engine race vehicles.
That mid-mounted engine is a model of the 812 Superfast’s 6.5-liter V12. It nonetheless has a 9,500-rpm redline, nevertheless it makes barely extra energy at 828 ponies. Meaning it now holds the title of strongest naturally aspirated, non-hybrid, road-going Ferrari in historical past. It additionally makes 514 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Ferrari says it’s going to get to 62 mph in 2.85 seconds and to 124 in 7.4 seconds.
Surrounding the engine is a physique and chassis made totally of composite supplies, a lot of which is carbon fiber, akin to the primary tub. Ferrari does not say whether or not it particularly makes use of LaFerrari chassis elements, nevertheless it did say that it hasn’t constructed a road-going automobile fairly like this for the reason that LaFerrari. The form is clearly impressed by classic Ferrari endurance vehicles such because the 330 P3 and P4, however with loads of fashionable touches just like the slender lights and the various strakes on the rear.
The inside can be race car-inspired. The seats are molded into the chassis, with cushions hooked up on to the bathtub. Apparently the seating place is the bottom of any present Ferrari. The pedals and steering wheel regulate so drivers of many heights can comfortably match. The sprint is fairly low frills and devices and different capabilities are dealt with by a 16-inch display instantly in entrance of the driving force.