D he two-time Formula 1 world champion and Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi dreams of his own super sports car. The dream came true at the Geneva Motor Show - but only for use on the racetrack.
HWA takes care of the technology
In order to implement the Fittipaldi vision, the design team from Pininfarina and the technicians from HWA have come together. The central element is a carbon fiber monocoque, around which an aerodynamically efficient carbon fiber body was designed. The EF7 is 4.60 meters long, 1.98 meters wide and only 1.13 meters high. The wheelbase is 2.70 meters. The drive power is provided by a naturally aspirated V8 engine with a displacement of 4.8 liters. The power should be 600 hp, the maximum torque 510 Nm. The maximum turning capacity is 9,000 rpm. specified. A sequential transmission, which was integrated into the vehicle structure as a load-bearing element, transfers the drive torque to the rear wheels. Racing ABS and traction control should make the EF7 manageable even for non-champions.
The entire car complies with FIA regulations and should weigh just under 1,000 kg.
The Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo is to be launched in an exclusive small series of 25 exemolars. The racer is built at HWA in Affalterbach. Each buyer receives an individual briefing from Champion Emerson Fittipaldi personally. The package also includes membership in the Fittipaldi Racing Club, which organizes exclusive racing training courses for VIP customers around the world.
It is also clear that the Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo also finds its way into the virtual world of Racing simulation Gran Turismowill find.
Prices for the Pininfarina Fittipaldi were not mentioned.