Vettel's Infiniti FX50 will cost £100k
Just 50 units will be making it to Europe, and the UK application will be decided once expressions of interest has been received. So far, Infiniti has eight confirmed orders from European customers, nine including Vettel himself who will be getting the first example off the production line.
The Vettel FX50 S will enter production in October and reach customers in early 2013. It will stay true to the concept shown at the Frankfurt motor show last year, the only change being a switch from matt white paint to pearlescent white paint.
That means power will come from a 414bhp 5.0-litre V8 that’s enough to power the car all the way up to its 186mph top speed.
Vettel himself has been involved in the development, and is believed to have specified its sporty chassis settings. His Red Bull Racing Formula One team designed the carbonfibre bodykit, which is claimed to actually produce downforce and help lower drag by five per cent.