Lazzarini Design Dreams Up Ferrari-Powered Fiat 550 Italia
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An Italian design company has dreamed up a unique Fiat 500 with the engine in the back, but not just any engine. We’re talking about the 90 degree V8 from the Ferrari 458 Italia, together with its gearbox.
The Ferrari 4.5-liter engine will reportedly have to be detuned from 570 PS to 550 PS because the high torque made high-speed shifting dangerous.
The Italian company is currently looking for an investor that can put up the $550,000 they need to actually build this supermini turned supercar.
We have to admit that after looking at the big wing and the huge tires, it would be a shame to never get to see the real thing.
Story via Autoblog.it
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