New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV proven in official teaser pic

Ferrari has confirmed that it’ll reveal its first SUV later this 12 months, teasing the brand new automotive’s entrance finish design on Instagram forward of its arrival. 

Codenamed Purosangue, the SUV’s last identify has but to be revealed but it surely’s more likely to be positioned as a higher-riding, high-performance Ferrari mannequin moderately than a two-box SUV. The teaser picture does affirm that leaked photos of the brand new mannequin we have already seen have been correct. 

The leaked footage, additionally revealed on Instagram, present the entrance and rear of the automotive on the Maranello manufacturing facility and we are able to see key design particulars and the affect of different Ferrari fashions. 

The headlights look to be an much more dramatic interpretation of the models that function on the Roma GT, with a slash extending out from the automotive’s nostril and into the sunshine clusters. The bonnet appears to be a clamshell and the gaping grille is positioned low into the entrance bumper. 

A Ferrari defend sits on the entrance wings (seemingly elective) and the underside of the door and sill are closely sculpted, curving in in direction of the center of the automotive to cover a few of the machine’s visible mass. 

As we’ve seen with spy pictures, the rear of the automotive options quad exhausts and a moderately modest diffuser. There are vents behind the rear wheels and the taillights are just like these of the not too long ago unveiled 296GTB.

We will anticipate Ferrari’s first SUV to debut later this 12 months, with deliveries of the Purosangue commencing in 2023. It’ll rival luxurious fashions such because the Aston Martin DBX, the Lamborghini Urus and the Bentley Bentayga.

The corporate’s marketeers describe the Purosangue as a “Ferrari Utility Car.” Our latest spy pictures (which present the automotive in its manufacturing bodywork) counsel it’ll be something however utilitarian, although, because it has a comparatively low ride-height and a low-slung silhouette.

Whereas the DBX and the Urus sit tall and upright with comparatively brief overhangs, the Purosangue has a protracted bonnet, a steeply raked windscreen and a reasonably lengthy wheelbase.

The rear overhang can be intensive, whereas the rear wheels seem like a little bit bigger in diameter than the fronts – identical to a supercar. Nevertheless, that might simply be a quirk of the best way the prototype has been arrange.

As a result of it rides so low, we anticipate Ferrari will match the Purosangue with trip height-adjustable air suspension. Quad-exit exhausts are additionally seen on this prototype, as are a set of monumental cross-drilled brake discs and large calipers.

Our unique photos present how the completed Purosangue might look as soon as the camouflage is pulled off. We anticipate it’ll draw on the Roma GT automotive for some design inspiration, sharing the identical bonnet strains, grille form and flared haunches.

Whereas the Purosangue’s styling doesn’t level in direction of it being significantly sensible – within the SUV world, at the very least – it’ll be probably the most spacious mannequin in Ferrari’s line-up. There’s a four-door, four-seat format and a hatchback tailgate. 

In essence, then, the SUV will turn out to be an oblique alternative for the GTC4 Lusso four-seat coupe, which Ferrari pulled from its value listing on the finish of 2020.

New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV: platform and engines

Ferrari has already confirmed that the Purosangue might be based mostly on the identical platform because the Roma GT. Former Chief Expertise Officer Michael Leiters instructed us: “Typically, we could have two households of structure – entrance and rear-engine households.

“The modularity is there and, particularly on the front-engined structure, we now have to foresee many extra fashions. Now we have a 2+2, we now have a 4+, we’re fascinated about Purosangue, and so forth.”

Leiters additionally talked about that the SUV’s platform is able to accepting both V6, V8 or V12 engines, which suggests the Purosangue may very well be obtainable with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, comparable in design to the unit discovered within the SF-90 Stradale.

Nevertheless, we anticipate the previous two models are the more than likely candidates for electrical help. Ferrari will proceed to develop its 6.5-litre V12 engine independently of hybrid drive, as combining such a heavy combustion engine with a good heavier electrical motor and battery pack isn’t favoured by the corporate’s engineers.

Ferrari’s Chief Advertising Officer, Enrico Galliera, instructed Auto Specific: “To be trustworthy, electrifying a V12 means creating – very in all probability – a heavy and massive automotive. So electrification ideally needs to be coupled with smaller engines.

“The philosophy is to attempt to be prepared with completely different applied sciences with the intention to use them with the required evolution,” he added. “That’s why we now have a variety of engines: V12, V8 and, sooner or later, the V6.”

Spy movies of Purosangue mules have already began to flow into on social media, a few of which function a really distinct 12-cylinder engine notice. Nevertheless, because the Purosangue will share its underpinnings with the Roma GT, we anticipate it’ll even be obtainable with that automotive’s turbocharged 3.9-litre V8 engine. 

On this GT automotive the unit produces 612bhp and 760Nm of torque, which is more likely to be a continuing throughout the 2 fashions. Given the quantity of additional house obtainable within the Purosangue’s physique, although, Ferrari might shift away from the Roma’s rear-drive format and transfer as an alternative to a four-wheel drive set-up.

New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV: costs and launch date

Ferrari will unveil the Purosangue later this 12 months, though the model hasn’t but confirmed a date for the automotive’s launch occasion. When the order books finally open, we’re anticipating costs to begin from round £200,000.

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Patrick Moore

Patrick is our chief editor and he's very passionate about cars. He has a bachelor's degree in marketing and he studies journalism. His favorite brand is BMW and he drives an X5 series. When he's not writing for, he enjoys spending time with his family and 9 years old son.

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