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While so many supposed Ferrari fanatics are just sitting on their collective hands and waiting for the Italian supercar maker to finally reveal its F150 (or whatever it'll be called) Enzo follow-up, designer Josiah LaColla has gotten busy with his Wacom tablet and set to work. The results, though quite possibly no closer to the actual F150 as any of the other renderings we've seen thus far, are lovely to behold.

Well, actually, "lovely" probably isn't the perfect descriptor – anything less than a little bit brutal wouldn't be a proper successor to the Enzo, nor would it fit the parameters laid out by the test mules we've seen so far. Accurate within the best of LaColla's ability to guess and imagine is probably a better way of looking at these designs, which show a car that has enough venting to keep the bowls of Hell cool (should Hell ever hit the autostrada at 150+ miles per hour).

We've recapitulated the designer's own words in press release form, below, so as to give you a good idea of his intentions with the design. Read, view and tell us what you think the renderings, in comments.
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From Maranello With Love

While the real deal is still tight under wraps back in Italy, we photoshoppers have settled onto our Wacom tablets across the globe to try to piece together the identity of Ferrari's latest Hypercar. These images are my best guess- and using a slew of references ranging from the cracks in the mule-car camouflage to Ferrari's latest form language and the infamous leaked plaque, it's indeed an educated guess.

Taking a step away from other rendered speculations, this version makes an attempt to get into Pininfarina's shoes, keeping the body as clean as possible while integrating all the necessary ventilation. The mule's peculiar front fender/door intersection indicates the F150 will have a very open-wheeled look and feel. How close is this to the real fast-plastic? The wait to know will be over in less than three weeks.

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      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      Dear Ferrari, Please add this guy to your design team asap.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Andre Neves
        They might have already, since most of this design are taken either from teasers of the F150 or from the 458 (headlights, front grille).
      • 2 Years Ago
      This rendering is full of talent and beauty. Kudos to this guy
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is awesome, and YES, the BEST speculative design thus far! I've read some of the comments and they are ridiculous. First, I'd like to say that I don't know the author of this at all, I'm speaking as a fellow car design enthusiast. I'd like to ask that, whether you're for or against this design exercise...PLEASE...have some respect for the author/artist. You've got to realize there are two parts to an exercise like this. The design and the execution (...or rendering - how well the intended design was expressed). First, the design is very close to what Ferrari would do. Especially nowadays when Ferrari has become a bit unpredictable with offerings like the FF, and the front fascia of the F12 which most didn't think was Ferrari's style. The design language here is VERY MUCH in the ballpark of what we'd expect and actually a bit conservative compared to the aforementioned. Some of you are reacting like his design is atrocious and not even close...and likely the same people couldn't sketch a car for a stick-person to save their lives. You know how I know? Because I can't think of one artist (painting/drawing) I've dealt with who would trash a fellow artists work. His design is not only quite accurate in expectation but looks fantastic! Second, his rendering execution is FIRST CLASS. I can actually imagine the amount of work that went into this photorealistic rendering, and to have it scoffed like it was a child's crayon strokes is ridiculous. At the very least, please respect the work and attempt. To all the who are against, how about this...how about you come up with a better design and execution than this. Great work, this looks awesome!
      • 2 Years Ago
      Beautiful and agressive!
      • 2 Years Ago
      So ugly it is beautiful? Personally I love it when hypercars look bonkers.
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is more like a beautiful exclusive, purposeful high capability sportscar...without the Hot-Wheels or Origami amateurish roughness of many late attempts. Unfortunately I'll be looking from behind the ropes. Sigh...
      • 2 Years Ago
      People have to realize that the design is simply for aerodynamics, performance and speed, not to look pretty. Having said that i still think it looks good.
        • 2 Years Ago
        I thought more people would appreciate the fact that a car designed in a wind tunnel by engineers wouldn't look conventionally pretty. Modern Ferraris are more beautiful when you realize that absolutely nothing was done in bad taste or by accident, but that the most awkward looking features have the most aerodynamic importance.
      John Ralphio
      • 2 Years Ago
      The artist did a good job filling in the gaps based on what teaser pics Ferrari have released. That said, if it looks anything like this I will experience deja-vu when I saw the Enzo for the first time. ECK! Looks like the car was penned in 1992. Doesn't look at all modern like the Aventador, Huayra and the P1. I hope I'm wrong.
      • 2 Years Ago
      I concur - THIS IS THE BEST speculative render that I have seen too. Great job! now I'm off to the download button - this is my new wallpaper.
      • 2 Years Ago
      here's the start of "looks like a....." almost as fun as hearing "it tastes like chicken"
      • 2 Years Ago
      Grille reminds me of the mazda 3 in a way
      • 2 Years Ago
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