It's About Time The Ferrari F50 Receives Some Deserved Attention

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Following up the F40 wasn't easy.

Proceeding an instant icon like the Ferrari F40 was never going to be easy. To this day, the Ferrari F50 had not achieved the same status as its predecessor, though it’s still highly regarded as a great analog supercar. Every so often, it’s worth spending time evaluate the F50's importance in the great tradition of Ferrari supercars. This video from the Davide Cironi Drive Experience does a great job of doing just that. Considering the F40 was such a trailblazer, the F50 essentially picked up where the former left off. But did it go far enough?

That’s a debate for another time. For now, it’s simply time to appreciate everything the F50 offers, which is a lot. For starters, there’s the 4.7-liter V12 developed from the 1990 Ferrari Formula 1 car. Producing 513 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque, it made the sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and achieved a top speed of 202 mph.

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Like we said, the F50 is an analog supercar, meaning no high-tech transmissions, just a six-speed manual gated shifter. When it was launched in 1995, Ferrari believed there to be a market for 350 examples, so it made one less. By the end of 1997, F50 production had ceased. Its eventual replacement, the Enzo, wouldn’t arrive for another five years.

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