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Ferrari Purosangue dons production body at last, but cladding remains thick as ever

27-12-2021 15:10
Earlier spy photos of Ferrari’s first crossover SUV, allegedly called the Purosangue, showed it wearing Maserati Levante bodywork. This changed in late November, but the car remains wrapped in impervious camo.

Earlier spy photos of Ferrari’s first crossover SUV, allegedly called the Purosangue, showed it wearing Maserati Levante bodywork. This changed in late November, but the car remains wrapped in impervious camo.

Like the Lamborghini Urus, the newcomer looks little like your average performance SUV, opting for an oversized hatchback aesthetic. It is destined to become the Italian marque’s first production SUV, unless you count the Pinin Concept that debuted in 1980 and the 456 Venice sedan and coupe the company built for the Sultan of Brunei in the 1990s.

Note that the exhaust tips are installed with large gaps, suggesting that they are not finalized yet. The rest of the rear end looks almost production-ready, as do the DRLs peeping out of the front bumper cladding. We would expect the Purosangue to get much larger wheels than this test vehicle has, too.

In terms of tech, the model benefits from a new AWD architecture with a DCT, air-ride suspension, and electrified powertrain.



Editor Andrew Raspopov
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