Ferrari Mythos Concept, one of the classic works of Pininfarina
Pininfarina and Ferrari They have been together hand in hand for a long time. In his history of collaboration many models for glory as the Testarossa or the 360 Modena they are. They were also ideas and prototypes for the future as the Ferrari Mythos Concept created in 1989. If we get carried away by your name we could label it "mythological creature".
Mythos was developed based on the Ferrari Testarossa and Pininfarina he took over it to create a more modern and aerodynamic body that Ferrari dressed in their models of the time. It was not just a matter of design but is intended to seek the Mythos improved aerodynamics in order to develop the F50. Their forms were smoothed and sported the style known two-seater barchetta.
Propulsion was provided by a boxer engine cylinder 4.9 liter 12 It is producing 380 hp. Combining high level of torque, 480Nm at 4,500 r.p.m. and its weight of only 1,250 kg reached generous benefits. reached the 290 Km / h and ended acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.2 seconds. They are more discreet than the Testarossa but no less shocking for them.
This low weight is achieved by using composite materials as carbon fiber and various resins for manufacturing the body. To improve stability at high speeds Mythos Concept had a Variable spoiler. To exceed 100 Km / h spoiler alter its angle of inclination.
Apparently several prototype units were made (although the page Pininfarina indicated only one) and several, it is also not clear how many, they ended up in the garage of the Sultan of Brunei. It seems that they were made exclusively for him.
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