Ferrari SF90 Versione Speciale Spied Without Any Camo

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It looks much angrier than the SF90 Stradale and has a very different rear fascia.

A camouflage-free example of the production Ferrari SF90 Versione Speciale has been spied, making this our first sighting of the supercar without any camo. On the downside, the images that were captured by ProDriverCZ and shared on Instagram are rather blurry, but they do give us a fairly good idea of how much more aggressive the VS will be than the standard SF90 Stradale.

In these pictures, we can see all the aerodynamic add-ons, especially the deep ducts in the hood and the wing that appears to be fixed, as opposed to active wings on supercars like the McLaren Senna. The VS also seems to have an extended splitter, a larger rear diffuser, and dramatically different taillights to the Stradale.


Whereas the Stradale has individual square-shaped taillight clusters, the one image of the VS shows what looks to be a full-length light bar that is less traditionally Ferrari. However, earlier test mules seemed to have taillights that look closer to those of the Stradale, so we look forward to the official reveal to see the full effect. Both the front and rear fenders also have gills above the wheels.

As we've covered previously, the sum of all these changes should make the VS an even more focused supercar. That S-duct hood will create more downforce at the front, while the wing will enhance the stability and handling of what should be a brilliant track tool. We also expect more exterior components to be finished in materials like carbon fiber to save weight.


Power in the SF90 VS will be derived from the extraordinary hybrid system that combines a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 with three electric motors. In the standard Stradale, the combined output is 986 horsepower; the V8 alone makes 769 hp.

We expect the VS to have a little more power, if only to have bragging rights over the standard Stradale, because who truly needs more than 986 horses? That should reduce the 0-62 mph time to below 2.5 seconds, although the SF90 Stradale has already been timed at much closer to two seconds for this sprint.

Unless Ferrari decides to build an SF90 to compete with the Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato, the VS will be the most hardcore version of the SF90. We expect a full reveal to take place later this year.


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