- Aug 15, 2007
Spy Shots: Ferrari Dino caught!
It appears that spy photographers from Brenda Priddy & Co. may have snagged shots of Ferrari's upcoming and oft denied entry-level Dino model. The car is wearing 599 bodywork, but from certain angles it looks like a kid wearing its dad suit, possibly suggesting a smaller platform underneath. Priddy says the real tell tale sign that this is the Dino was its engine sound, or lack of it. Apparently the motor did not possess the sharp rasp of, say, an F430 or any other Ferrari model currently on the market.
Though Ferrari continues to deny plans of producing the Dino, no one believes them. It is thought Pininfarina will do the design work for the car, and it will be built at the Maserati factory in Modena, the city of Enzo Ferrari's birth. Production of the Dino could amount to 4,000 units annually, which would instantly double Ferrari's yearly production according to Priddy, as well as open up the brand to a new set of customers. Pricing should start around 100,000 to 110,000 Euro, which converts to $134,000 to $148,000 USD.
[Source: Brenda Priddy & Co.]