This Ferrari SUV Rendering Doesn't Look Good

I'm the first guy to admit that not all Ferraris are as beautiful as people say. But the company still has a decent grasp of where to put the headlights and what to do with the size of the wheels.
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Photo: Kleber Silva
This Ferrari SUV Rendering Doesn't Look Good
Still, the Ferrari SUV is not a subject that goes away quickly, and we expected it to come back after the reveal of the Lamborghini Urus. But honestly, we expected somebody in Maranello to mock the re-skinned Audi. Instead, we're getting a fresh rendering, one which looks troubling.

Sometimes, two very sexy people can get together and make an ugly kid. That's precisely what's happening here, as the SUV rendering is the offspring of the Ferrari 812 Superfast and the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. That's because both Alfa and Maserati refuse to take cues from Ferrari.

Of course, a nose graft like the one attempted here by Kleber Silva rarely works. In fact, the effect is cartoony, just like the BMW i8 SUV, Ford Mustang SUV and all other dorky creations we showed last month.

The Urus is Lamborghini's first SUV, but it was preceded by the military LM002 project. Thankfully, it won't take Ferrari a few more decades to bring its high-rider to market. The red supercar producer is expected to succumb to the pressure and launch its first SUV in 2021.

Rather than a Sports Utility Vehicle, the Italians are preparing a "Ferrari Utility Vehicle" which is a fancy way of saying it won't be a pig on wheels. Deep inside its Skunk Works laboratory, the F16X is taking shape even as we speak. It could be anything from a shooting brake to an electric V8 supercar. However, they still need to make a preview and gouge customers' reaction, just like Bentley and Lamborghini did. I wonder what the LaFerrari owners would say if they were shown this monstrosity?!
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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