Ferrari mixed retro racing design and a V12 engine in its limited-edition Monza cars

Popular Science | 9/21/2018 | Staff
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Instead, its all-carbon fiber body sports flowing lines and looks like something legendary racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio would have driven. There's a new "Virtual Wind Shield" — a bit of bodywork ahead of the driver and passenger that definitely wasn’t on the original barchettas — that helps push air around the passenger area of the car, making for a smoother ride and improving aerodynamics. The SP1 sports a single seat for the driver and that's it. It’s as pure a racer as one can get, with nothing unnecessary on the car. The SP2 adds a second virtual wind shield, rollbar, and seat, allowing the driver to bring a friend along for the ride.

Ferrari has long been about passion and sentiment as much as it has about fast lap times and raw horsepower. The company’s prancing horse logo represents decades of history, and Ferrari’s constant homages to the past — reusing specific design elements or vehicle names...
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